There is a considerable volume of information published in hard copy and on the internet. This page brings together a few of the very many links that you can find by searching the internet and may be helpful in aiding your homework or in helping tutors to deal with sticking points.
- Association of Ringing Teachers
- Learning materials from Castor Ringing School (Peterborough District Guild)
- Education Committee (Oxford Diocesan Guild)
Books, DVDs & Software
- Central Council Books for Sale
- Change Ringing Software for Windows (Free)
- Sherbourne Teaching Aids (2D model bell, ‘One per Learner’ booklet etc.)
- Model Church Bells for Sale
- Central Council Software Catalogue
- !Strike – A friendly tool to help you develop that most important but invisible ringing skill – accurate listening
The Bell Ringing Community
- Doves Guide is the final word on rings of bells around the world
- If you’re interested in visiting some of our neighbours, the Oxford Diocesan Guild website contains links to neighbouring branches including Central Bucks Branch and Bicester Branch.
- Peterborough District Guild.
- Bedfordshire Association.
- The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers has a complete list of bellringing and university societies and links to their websites.
- The Ringing World has been publishing since 1911 and offers a limited weekly online news service or you can subscribe to print and electronic copies.
- A number of databases are available for peal data – the most notable being Bellboard and PealBase.
- Finally there are a large number of bell ringing blogs out there – try this one for starters.
- About Change Ringing (by John Harrison)
- An Introduction to Change Ringing (Charmborough Ring)
- An Introduction to Method Ringing
- Change Ringing (Wikipedia)
- Getting Started Resources (Discover Bell ringing)
- Plain Hunting (by Rob Parker)
- Plain Hunting (by Roland Merrick)
- Plain Hunting (by Steve Scanlon)
- Grandsire Doubles
- Cambridge Surprise Major (by John Heaton)
- Blue lines
- Change Ringing Resources
- Ringing Notes (by John Heaton)
- Conducting Resources
- Stedman Touches
- Collection of Quarter Peal Compositions (ringing.org)
- Peal Compositions (by Richard Allton)
- Collection of Peal Compositions (ringing.org)
Please let us know of any other helpful links.