Recovery Convention


Building better relationships with your church

Max Drinkwater and Tony Ellis of the The Guild of Clerical Ringers explore strategies for promoting a high-quality working relationship between ringers and the church.

» The church and ringing – FAQ

Q & A Evening hosted by Andrew Kelso

The panel of Simon Linford, Lesley Belcher, Mary Jones and Josh Hutchinson respond to all your ringing questions.

» CCCBR Covid-19 guidance

How to re-establish ringing in your village

Debbie Phipps explores ways to promote and grow ringing in your village band based on her experiences in Lytchett Matravers, Dorset.

» 50 Ringing Things

Getting bells and towers in order

Alison Hodge gives some practical hints and reminders to make sure that everything is in order and as safe as possible before we enjoy ringing again.

» CCCBR advice and guidance

Managing expectations

Clare McArdle and Arthur Reeves reflect on the challenges facing ringing teachers as a result of the pandemic, including managing the expectations of lockdown learners.

» Teaching Toolboxes

Attracting and keeping ringers

Sonia Field and Steph Pendlebury share ideas that promote effective recruitment and retention. Surely a big challenge when we return to ringing.

» Directory of resources

Holding a successful practice

Lesley Boyle shares some top tips for holding a ringing practice that meets the needs of everybody.

» Teaching Tips

Developing a ringing cluster

Vinni Sullivan talks about how a pre-pandemic ringing hub of six towers was built and how it might work for you.

» Forming a cluster

Ringing schools – town and country

Clare McArdle describes the development of the Birmingham School of Bell Ringing, whilst Frank Seabright explains how its founding principles were applied in the Ledbury Branch of the Herefordshire Guild.

» Hubs and Teaching Centres