Useful links

I have found these links useful, let me know if you have any to add.

Social Media:

Facebook Page: Hereford Diocesan Guild of Bellringers

Facebook Group:



Nearby associations:

Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association

Worcestershire and Districts Association

Shropshire Association

Welsh Colleges Association

Llandaff and Monmouth Diocesan Association

Bath and Wells Association

Other websites for information and resources:


Central Council of Church Bell Ringers The CCCBR is the representative body for all who ring bells in the English tradition with rope and wheel.
CCCBR Introductory videos “Discovering Bellringing” and “What do you enjoy about bellringing”
The Ringing World BellBoard Log of ringing performances
The Ringing World The Ringers’ weekly magazine
Dove’s Guide for Church Bell Ringers A Guide to Towers throughout the World with Bells used for Change Ringing.
Changeringing Wiki An online community encyclopedia for change ringers
Wikipedia Articles about Campanology, change ringing, call changes, method ringing, full circle ringing
Felstead Peal Database The aim of the Felstead Database is to list brief details of every towerbell peal that has been rung.
Association of Ringing Teachers (ART) ART is a self-financing charity with a mission to improve the learning experience of all ringers
SmART Ringer SmART Ringer is an online learning portal created by the Association of Ringing Teachers. It can be used by Ringing Teachers wanting to become accredited with ART and students learning bell ringing via the ART Learning the Ropes programme.
Discover Bell Ringing Discover the world of bell ringing – an ART website with lots of information
Learning the Ropes Learning the Ropes is a progressive learning scheme for bell ringing – based on the principles of music grades or karate belts The Central Council’s Method Collection
Whiting Society The Whiting Society publishes a wide range of books about bells and change ringing, many aimed at beginners, some more advanced, and some historical, which can be bought through the on-line shop.
BagleyBells David Bagley’s web site
Method printer This web application is for producing lines of methods in PDF or PostScript format.
Change Ringing Resources (almost) everything the bell ringer needs to know – and a little more
Hereford Diocese The Church of England in Herefordshire, south Shropshire and some parishes in Worcestershire, Powys and Monmouthshire.
The Craft of Bellringing ‘The Craft of Bellringing’ is a 48 minute video documentary about English style bellringing, made in 2006. The film explores the development of the hanging of bells, and covers virtually all aspects of the world of ringing, exploring the craft’s rich cultural heritage.
The Sound of Bells This web site is devoted to an investigation into the sound and tuning of church bells.
Fun With Bells – a podcast Out monthly – facts and stories from the ringing community that will go down in history.