Ringing World News

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  1. From the Central Council: May 26 - 28 Lancaster event open to all!

    As already previewed, the Central Council meeting weekend is following a new format, themed on inclusion and outreach. As well as the annual meeting itself, there is a wide variety of seminars, sessions, stalls and activities on offer for ALL ringers.

    We are pleased to announce that we are now taking online bookings from all ringers. We look forward to seeing ringers from far and wide at this exciting event.

    Christopher O’Mahony

  2. RWNYC 2018

    The eighth Ringing World National Youth Contest will take place on Saturday, 7th July 2018 in London, hosted by the Southwark Cathedral Society of Bellringers, where 22 teams will be competing for the Whitechapel Trophy.

    We’re particularly pleased to welcome the Brumdingers, Bucks and Berks Young Ringers and Go Bellistic!, all of whom are entering the contest for the first time.

    There will be three qualifying heats in the morning and the top 2 teams from each heat will go through to the final at St James Garlickhythe in the afternoon. In addition to the contest, there will be the opportunity for competitors to ring at other towers in London, handbell ringing workshops and other activities! Details of the day will be published in due course.

    The following 22 teams will be competing:

    • Bath & Wells
    • Bedfordshire Young Ringers
    • Brumdingers
    • Bucks and Berks Young Ringers
    • Coventry Spires
    • Derbyshire Young Ringers
    • Essex Young Eagles
    • Fen Tigers
    • Guildford DG Young Ringers
    • Go Bellistic! (Salisbury DG)
    • Kent Young Ringers
    • Leicester Rising Ringers
    • Lincolnshire Gamekeepers
    • Lincolnshire Poachers
    • Oxford DG
    • Surrey Young Ringers
    • Sussex Young Ringers
    • The G&B
    • W&P Youths
    • Worcester Cathedral
    • Yorkshire Tykes
    • Young @ Herts