Future Major Ringing Events
Widespread ringing is requested for the events listed below.
|11 Nov 2018||Centenary of Armistice Day||Widespread ringing. See: June update of Ringing Remembers.|
Selected Past Major Ringing Events
The events listed below are examples of those for which the Council has asked ringers to join in widespread coordinated ringing in recent years.
|20 Nov 2017||Platinum (70th) wedding anniversary of the Queen & Prince Philip||Report of all ringing.
Letter from the Palace.
Learning & ringing Platinum methods
Video clips of the wedding
|17 Nov 2017||Peal for Pudsey!
Sponsored ringing for Children in Need appeal
|Joint initiative between BBC and Central Council.
|8 Sep 2016||Challenge 500||Widespread ringing at 6pm to begin Heritage Open Days|
|12 Jun 2016||National birthday ringing for the Queen||Noon-2pm if possible (or during weekend of 10-12 June)|
|Jan-Dec 2015||FirstPeal2015||A year long initiative to mark a special year for ringing|
|16 Nov 2013||Tercentenary of Fabian Stedman’s burial at St Andrew Undershaft, London||(Exact date of death unknown.)
Details of ringing and publicity
|29 Aug – 9 Sep 2012||Summer Paralympic Games, London||Ringing for the Olympic Games|
|27 Jul – 12 Aug 2012||Summer Olympic Games, London||Ringing for the Olympic Games|
|2 – 5 Jun 2012||Bank Holiday weekend for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee||Details of local and national events|
|18 May – 26 Jul 2012||Olympic Flame travels around the UK||Ringing for the Olympic Torch Relay|
|29 Apr 2011||Royal wedding: Prince William & Catherine Middleton||Westminster Abbey ringing for the Royal Wedding|
|24 Mar 2011||Centenary of publication of The Ringing World||Centenary articles in The Ringing World|
|22 Sep 2010||UN discusses International Year of Biodiversity||Details of ringing, press release|
|13 Dec 2009||UN climate change summit – Copenhagen||Touches of 350 changes (re 350ppm CO2)|
|17 Jan 2009||800th anniversary of Cambridge University||800 of Cambridge rung around the world|