Central Council of Church

Bell Ringers

126th Annual Meeting

Lancaster University

26 - 28 May 2018


Are you safe and safeguarded
From the Tower Stewardship Committee A review of the latest issues in health and safety and safeguarding that affect bell towers. To include a question and answer session. Bring your problems, and we will try to answer them.

Kick start your Bell Restoration Project
From the Bell Restoration Committee, Why the church needs bells. Faculty applications - avoiding the pitfalls. Work of the Keltek Trust. Fundraising in the parish. Making a good grant application. Question time and close

The Essential PR Officer: Positive PR
From the Public Relations Committee. A run through the essentials of positive public relations, and sharing top tips for what you might do to influence media effectively and get the messages you want about bell ringing out into broader society

Biographies - the key to ringing history
Biographies - the key to ringing history
Valuing the lives of former ringers

There will be three short opening presentations from different perspectives: the CC Biographies Committee, a local ringing historian and a national ringing historian. Most of the time will be a panel session with audience discussion of these and other questions.

Towers and Belfries Committee
A practical workshop on tower maintenance. To be held at St John Pilling. A practical in tower run though of how to maintain a ring of church bells. Pre booking is essential.

Youth Leadership Forum
A forum to explore how young people form the future of ringing, and how to promote this.


Lichfield Diocesan
Mobile Belfry

Ringing Machine

Ringing Machine

Rolls of Honour

ART Resources

CCCBR Bookstall

These events are open to all. For non CC members, these events will be covered by a day ticket, costing £12.00