YouTube Index

In providing this index to YouTube training webinars and videos, we recognise the special efforts of ringing organisations, guilds, associations and individuals who have gone the extra mile to keep ringers engaged and learning during lockdown. Hopefully you will find things here which are useful, interesting, even entertaining!

If you become aware of other content that would be worth sharing, please email.

Andy Cope – All Souls Guild of Church Bell Ringers, Bolton, UK
TutorialDescriptionURLTimeDate
1How to change the screen options to moving ringersView02:3030-Mar-2020
2How to start/stop ringing and to join in using the keyboardView05:0630-Mar-2020
3Feature, how to change the number of ringers and the speed of ringingView04:371-Apr-2020
4How to ring in rounds on 6 and use the graph to check how accurate you are.View06:482-Apr-2020
5Ringing rounds purely by listening (helping you develop your listening skills whilst ringing in rounds).View&:053-Apr-2020
6Ropesight, looking for the last bell down with 3, r and 5 bellsView08:494-Apr-2020
7Leading by listening and keeping the handstroke gap open.View05:526-Apr-2020
8Practise leading and finding the last bell down Also hone your listening skills to lead with an open handstroke lead.View08:047-Apr-2020
9Further leading off the last bell down, also how to create a methodView08:408-Apr-2020
10Feature, how to change the sound of the bells on Abel.View03:5110-Apr-2020
11Feature, Abel can count your place for you!View03:4513-Apr-2020
12In this video, we are starting an exercise to prepare for plain hunting. We are looking at what happens to the treble in the method Bastow Doubles.View10:0314-Apr-2020
13.1Call changes upView08:4115-Apr-2020
13.2Call changes downView08:0315-Apr-2020
13.3Cal changes Bolton styleView07:4215-Apr-2020
14Further developing our ropesight making 2nds and leading [By following the treble in a method called Bastow Little Bob minor. Random bobs are added so that you don’t memorise the bell sequence!]View06:2316-Apr-2020
14Five listening exercises for strikingView05:5017-Apr-2020
15Ringing in 6th place covering to Stedman DoublesView08:5620-Apr-2020
16Finding the pair of bells which are dodging at the back [for developing ropesight for covering].View09:5321-Apr-2020
17More practice at finding the last bell down and spotting the pairs of bells dodging at the back.View03:5622-Apr-2020
18Develop your ropesight looking at the handstrokeView08:2823-Apr-2020
19How to develop ropesight looking at the backstrokeView03:4724-Apr-2020
20Ropesight at handstroke and backstroke with dodging bellsView4:5930-Apr-2020
21Plain Hunting to thirds place using the method Cloister Doubles [This video follows on from Videos 12 and 14.]View10:094-May-2020
Ropesight hunting down to the front with bob doubles – This video looks at ropesight whilst hunting down to the front, with the ringers highlighted whom the treble follows and are then greyed out.View05:0410-May-2020
Helen McGregor and Peter Bevis
TutorialDescriptionURLTimeDate
1Plain Hunt 1-2 Position – Plain Hunt Minor being rung on handbells. Watch the ringer on the left ring the 1-2 or coursing position on the trebles.View00:5512-May-2020
2Plain Hunt 3-4 Position – Plain Hunt Minor being rung on handbells. Watch the ringer in the middle ring the 3-4 opooisites position.View00:5512-May-2020
3Plain Hunt 2-3 Position – Plain Hunt Minor being rung on handbells. Watch the ringer in the middle ring the 2-3 position on 3-4. Note that the ringing does not start in rounds.View00:5812-May-2020
4Setting up Abel for handbells – Plain Hunt on 1-2. Setting up Abel to ring handbells. Introducing the 1-2 or coursing position.View03:4712-May-2020
5Setting up Abel for handbells – Plain Bob Minor. Setting up Abel to ring handbells. Introducing the 3-4 (or opposites) and 2-3 positions and linking them to ring Plain Bob Minor.View03:4712-May-2020
Roger Booth
TutorialDescriptionURLTimeDate
1Getting Started – Getting started with Abel ringing simulator. How to ring rounds.View05:2020-Apr-2020
2How accurate is my striking? – Using the ‘Review Striking’ window in AbelView04:3316-Apr-2020
3Help, I can’t hear my bell! – Starting with rounds on three and then explaining the open-handstroke lead and how to count your place, using the Abel simulator software.View05:5619-Apr-2020
4Call Changes – An explantion of the theory of call-changes and how to practice ringing and calling them on Abel simulator software.View09:5524-Apr-2020
5Covering by listening – How to use Abel to practise covering by listening. There is a companion video about covering using ropesightView03:4712-May-2020
6Covering by watching to develop ropesight – Exercises on Abel to develop ropesight – covering by watchingView03:4712-May-2020
TutorialDescriptionURLTimeDate
1How to learn a method – Tom Hinks
1. The blue line
2. Place bells
3. Ringing jargon
4. Ringing by the treble
5. Method structure – place notation and the grid
View32:4224-Apr-2020
2Simple touches of Spliced -Simon Linford – Composing practice night touches /How to put together simple touches of Spliced on 6 and 8 bells.View28:0730-Apr-2020
3What is a Bob? An introduction to Calls – Simong Linford – Why? What?? When??? How????/This is an inductory webinar on calls by Simon LinfordView23:244-May-2020
4Introduction to handbell ringing – Tom HinksView34:077-May-2020
5LtR Level 2 from rounds to changes – What skills are required to successfully move from rounds to changes? An introduction to Learning the Ropes Level 2.View2:2428-May-2020
6LtR Level 2 listening and leading – Learning how to listen to your bell by counting your placeView4:581-Jun-2020
7LtR Level 1 – Chiming a bellView0:491-Jun-2020
8LtR Level 1 – Ringing a bell upView14:501-Jun-2020
9LtR Level 1 – Ringing a bell downView1:081-Jun-2020
10LtR Level 1 – Introduction to ringing up in pealView6:101-Jun-2020
11LtR Level 2 Call changesView4:453-Jun-2020
12Using Ringing Room with ZoomView9:3928-Oct-2020
13Getting started with ZoomView7:2428-Oct-2020
TutorialDescriptionURLTimeDate
1How to learn a method – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to change ringers in London and Kent on Saturday 18th April 2020. The session focuses on ‘how to learn a method’; we explore what a blue line is, how to divide up method learning into manageable chunks and ways of using method structure to help support your understanding of the method. There are also some lessons from educational and sports psychology thrown in for good measure.View32:4218-Apr-2020
2An introduction to handbell ringing – This is a recording of a webinar delivered to change ringers in London and Kent on Saturday 18th April 2020. The session focuses on change ringing on handbells, introducing the three basic positions for plain hunt on six bells and explaining how these can be used to ring a plain course of Plain Bob Minor on 1-2.View34:0718-Apr-2020
3Calling simple touches – This is a recording of a webinar delivered to change ringers in London and Kent on Saturday 11th April 2020. The session focuses on calling simple touches, looking at the basics of saying ‘go’, ‘that’s all’ and ‘stand’ through to calling touches of Plain Bob Doubles, Plain Bob Minor and Grandsire Doubles. There are also some helpful resources discussed at the end.View39:0511-Apr-2020
4Listening Skills part 1 – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on Saturday 2nd May. The session focused on listening skills on six and eight bells, using sound clips from Abel ringing simulator with errors to identify from one or two bells in each row.View32:492-May-2020
5Listening exercises – easy – This 10 minute training video has a series of listening exercises for bellringers to practise identifying errors in six-bell ringing. In this ‘easy’ level video, the errors are fairly significant until the last couple of minutes, and involve one bell being wrong in the same way on both handstroke and backstroke. Later videos will include multiple bells being out of place on different strokes.View10:026-May-2020
6Listening Skills part 2 – Listening skills for ringing call changes and methods – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on Saturday 9th May. The session focused on listening skills on six bells, using sound clips from Abel ringing simulator to spot particular ‘feature rows’, pick out the position of different bells and follow the work of the treble.View34:239-May-2020
7How do methods actually work? – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to change ringers in Kent and London on 16th May 2020. The session focuses on method structure, using a series of examples to demonstrate the principles behind method design, including symmetry, place notation, lead ends and grids.View35:5416-May-2020
8Listening Skills part 3 – Listening skills for ringing call changes and methods – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on Saturday 23rd May 2020. The session involved some additional listening exercises to follow on from the first two listening skills sessions run earlier in May, using Abel ringing simulator.View34:1223-May-2020
9A beginners’ guide to coursing order – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on 30th May 2020. The session focuses on coursing order, looking at how course and after bells can be used to help method ringing, along with how to use coursing orders when conducting.View34:3130-May-2020
10An introduction to Ringing Room – This is a recording of the first part of a training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on Saturday 6th June 2020. The session focuses on how to use ringingroom.com to practise change ringing with other bellringers remotely.View13:096-Jun-2020
11New methods from old – This is a recording of a training session delivered to bellringers in London and Kent on Saturday 13th June. The session focuses on how to combine familiar sections of work from different methods to reduce learning time for new methods. Three techniques are covered: changing the frontwork in Doubles methods, having different lead end or half lead changes, and using above and below works.View34:5113-Jun-2020
12An introduction to striking competitions – This is a recording of a training session delivered to change ringers in London and Kent on 20th June 2020. The session focused on striking competitions, discussing tips for entering, hosting and judging competitions.View35:5620-Jun-2020
Cambridge District of the Ely Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers
TutorialDescriptionURLTimeDate
1Blue Lines – Stephen Burr looks at the humble method diagram – a system that allows thousands of unique methods to be displayed in a simple and understandable way. The talk looks at the anatomy of the method diagram, how different methods are classified (when is a ‘Surprise’ not a surprise?), what really happens at a bob, and what on Earth is place notation?View1:02:338-Apr-2020
2Blue Lines (part 2) – Stephen Burr completes his look at ‘the humble blue line’, looking at method classes and how the blue line can be practically used when learning a method.View59:0410-Apr-2020
3Care of Bells and Belfries – Tom Ridgman talks about the care of bells and belfriesView1:10:5114-Apr-2020
4Introduction to conducting – David PipeView1:25:5217-Apr-2020
5Introduction to composition – Mark B DaviesView1:33:1121-Apr-2000
6History of Ringing Simulators – David BagleyView1:08:0328-Apr-2020
7Odious Invective and Fabulous Falsities: Change-ringing in 18th century Cambridge – Gareth Davies
[Also see (hear) his “Fun With Bells” podcast about his PhD study of bellringers pay and habits (at https://funwithbells.com/gareth-davies/)
View1:27:197-May-2020
TutorialDescriptionURLTimeDate
1Methodology – Demonstrating how to use the teaching app ‘Methodology’. Delivered by Adam Knight-Markiegi on Saturday 2 May 2020View3:273-May-2020
2Tadhill – An introduction to the Tadhill teaching resources. Presentation delivered by Clare McArdle on Saturday 2 May 2020.View15:493-May-2020
3What is a bob? – Presentation delivered by Simon Linford on Wednesday 29 April 2020. Simon explores why we need bobs and explains there effect in numerous different methods.View24:004-May-2020
4Connections: or alternatively, if you can ring that, then try this… – Presentation delivered by Phil Ramsbottom on Wednesday 6 May 2020. Phil highlights connections, or similarities, between various groups of methods.View1:01:114-May-2020
5Walking through methods – Presentation delivered by Janet Horton on Saturday 9 May 2020. Janet discusses the benefits of spending time ‘walking through’ methods.View32:4611-May-2020
6How to learn methods – Presentation delivered by Phil Ramsbottom on Saturday 25 April 2020. Phil highlights different ways to learn methods, and encourages looking for similarities and differences with other methods.View1:00:1411-May-2020
7An Introduction to Place Notation – Presentation delivered by Janet Horton on Saturday 18 April 2020. Janet discusses the origins of the term ‘place notation’ and leads practical exercises to teach how to write methods out from place notation.View46:4611-May-2020
8An Introduction to Handbell Ringing – Presentation delivered by Simon Linford on 13 May 2020, in which he uncovers the mysteries associated with learning to ring handbells.View53:3814-May-2020
9Understanding the importance of passing the treble – Presentation delivered by Phil Ramsbottom on Saturday 16 May 2020. Phil explains how an awareness of the treble’s position will help you in method ringing.View53:1617-May-2020
11Conducting Doubles methods – Presentation delivered by Steve Horton on Wednesday 27 May 2020 focusing on how to conduct various Doubles methods and variations including Plain Bob, Grandsire and Reverse Canterbury.View34:0528-May-2020
12Understanding Call Changes – Presentation delivered by Clare McArdle on Saturday 30 May 2020.View24:1330-May-2020
13Understanding Stedman – Part 1 – resentation delivered by David Baverstock on Wednesday 10 June 2020. David highlights the key building blocks of Stedman as well as looking at the effect of bobs and singles.View46:584-Jun-2020
14From Plain Bob to Place Bells – Presentation delivered by David Smith on Saturday 6 June 2020.View58:148-Jun-2020
15What is a change? – Presentation delivered by David Smith on Saturday 23 May 2020.View58:148-Jun-2020
16Understanding Stedman – Part 2 – Presentation delivered by Mark Eccleston on Wednesday 10 June 2020. Mark discusses how to go into the front the correct way; how to ring singles in Stedman Doubles; and how to call a simple touch of Stedman Triples.View41:4610-Jun-2020
17Tower Stewardship – Presentation delivered by Jonathan Townsend on Saturday 13 June 2020. Jonathan considers tower stewardship and health and safety as bands start to prepare for when tower-bell ringing may be permitted to restart.View42:1613-Jun-2020

Tower Ringing

TutorialDescriptionURLTimeDate
1Educational: Ringing Styles – A selection of different ringing styles (some of them exaggerated) to encourage discussion about handling.View1:3314-Aug-2019
2Educational: Ringing Up – Once through in real-time. Repeated in slow motion, with focus on coils.View2:2714-Aug-2019
3Educational: Ringing Down – Once through in real-time. Repeated in slow motion, with focus on coils.View2:2814-Aug-2019
4Educational: Plain Hunt on five – Plain Hunt on five, stood behind the treble. The video plays through twice, once at full speed, once slowed down. This video was created for the purposes of developing ropesight.View1:361-Sep-2014
5Educational: Plain Bob Doubles (plain course) – A plain course of Plain Bob Doubles, stood behind the treble. The video plays through twice, once at full speed, once slowed down. This video was created for the purposes of developing ropesight.View6:501-Sep-2014
6Educational: Plain Bob Doubles (touch) – A touch of Plain Bob Doubles, stood behind the treble. The video plays through twice, once at full speed, once slowed down. This video was created for the purposes of developing ropesight.View8:531-Sep-2014

Miscellaneous

SectionDescriptionURLTimeDate
MiscellaneousChange Ringing: The Beautiful Intersection Between Math and Music, featuring Emily RussellView18:2031-Jul-2015
MiscellaneousThe Mexican Wave Exercise, as created by George Lucas, part of the Kaleidoscope ringing system. Cut from Abel Simulator. A fun way to develop bell control, listening skills and concentration skills. Not true “Campanology”, but a fun step in that direction.View1:513-Apr-2019
MiscellaneousThis is a short film produced by Josh Partridge is designed to show you the technical side of things – rather than just an overview.View8:0012-May-2011
MiscellaneousListening Skills part 2 – This time try to follow the path of the treble during the ringing.View29:3414-Apr-2020
TutorialDescriptionURLTimeDate
ASIMBELL Setup with ABEL Simulator SoftwareView11:5417-Jan-2018
BSIMBELL Setup with Beltower Simulator SoftwareView5:2012-Jan-2018
CSIMBELL Setup with Virtual Belfry Simulator SoftwareView11:216-Jan-2018
DRestoring Abel Menu BarsView5:5518-Mar-2020
1Practical Simulator Sessions – DODGINGView14:541-Jul-2020
2Practical Simulator Sessions – FOLLOWINGView3:102-Jul-2020
3Practical Simulator Sessions – STRIKING: Part 1 – ListeningView10:173-Jul-2020
4Practical Simulator Sessions – STRIKING: Part 2 – SpeedView21:575-Jul-2020
5Practical Simulator Sessions – ROPESIGHTView13:207-Jul-2020
6Practical Simulator Sessions – KaleidoscopeView12:459-Jul-2020
7Practical Simulator Sessions – Mexican WaveView18:0510-Jul-2020
8Practical Simulator Sessions – The Pull OffView9:3811-Jul-2020
9Practical Simulator Sessions – Using a FootswitchView11:367-Aug-2020
10Practical Simulator Sessions – ART LTR 1View9:0125-Jul-2020
11Practical Simulator Sessions – ART LTR 2View23:324-Aug-2020
12Practical Simulator Sessions – ART LTR 3 – Part 1/2View16:391-Sep-2020
13Practical Simulator Sessions – ART LTR 3 – Part 2/2View17:5515-Sep-2020
14Virtual Belfry Micro Lessons – Adding Simple NotationView5:188-Oct-2020
15Virtual Belfry Micro Lessons – Adding Methods the easy wayView10:569-Sep-2020
16Virtual Belfry Micro Lessons – Simple CompositionsView16:0313-Oct-2020
SectionDescriptionURLTimeDate
Abel TutorialsHow to change the screen options to moving ringersView02:3030-Mar-2020
Abel TutorialsHow to start/stop ringing and to join in using the keyboardView05:0630-Mar-2020
Abel TutorialsFeature, how to change the number of ringers and the speed of ringingView04:371-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsHow to ring in rounds on 6 and use the graph to check how accurate you are.View06:482-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsRinging rounds purely by listening (helping you develop your listening skills whilst ringing in rounds).View&:053-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsRopesight, looking for the last bell down with 3, r and 5 bellsView08:494-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsLeading by listening and keeping the handstroke gap open.View05:526-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsPractise leading and finding the last bell down Also hone your listening skills to lead with an open handstroke lead.View08:047-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsFurther leading off the last bell down, also how to create a methodView08:408-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsFeature, how to change the sound of the bells on Abel.View03:5110-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsFeature, Abel can count your place for you!View03:4513-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsIn this video, we are starting an exercise to prepare for plain hunting. We are looking at what happens to the treble in the method Bastow Doubles.View10:0314-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsCall changes upView08:4115-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsCall changes downView08:0315-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsCal changes Bolton styleView07:4215-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsFurther developing our ropesight making 2nds and leading [By following the treble in a method called Bastow Little Bob minor. Random bobs are added so that you don’t memorise the bell sequence!]View06:2316-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsFive listening exercises for strikingView05:5017-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsRinging in 6th place covering to Stedman DoublesView08:5620-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsFinding the pair of bells which are dodging at the back [for developing ropesight for covering].View09:5321-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsMore practice at finding the last bell down and spotting the pairs of bells dodging at the back.View03:5622-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsDevelop your ropesight looking at the handstrokeView08:2823-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsHow to develop ropesight looking at the backstrokeView03:4724-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsRopesight at handstroke and backstroke with dodging bellsView4:5930-Apr-2020
Abel TutorialsPlain Hunting to thirds place using the method Cloister Doubles [This video follows on from Videos 12 and 14.]View10:094-May-2020
Abel TutorialsRopesight hunting down to the front with bob doubles – This video looks at ropesight whilst hunting down to the front, with the ringers highlighted whom the treble follows and are then greyed out.View05:0410-May-2020
Art HandbellPlain Hunt 1-2 Position – Plain Hunt Minor being rung on handbells. Watch the ringer on the left ring the 1-2 or coursing position on the trebles.View00:5512-May-2020
Art HandbellPlain Hunt 3-4 Position – Plain Hunt Minor being rung on handbells. Watch the ringer in the middle ring the 3-4 opooisites position.View00:5512-May-2020
Art HandbellPlain Hunt 2-3 Position – Plain Hunt Minor being rung on handbells. Watch the ringer in the middle ring the 2-3 position on 3-4. Note that the ringing does not start in rounds.View00:5812-May-2020
Art AbelGetting Started – Getting started with Abel ringing simulator. How to ring rounds.View05:2020-Apr-2020
Art AbelHow accurate is my striking? – Using the ‘Review Striking’ window in AbelView04:3316-Apr-2020
Art AbelHelp, I can’t hear my bell! – Starting with rounds on three and then explaining the open-handstroke lead and how to count your place, using the Abel simulator software.View05:5619-Apr-2020
Art AbelCall Changes – An explantion of the theory of call-changes and how to practice ringing and calling them on Abel simulator software.View09:5524-Apr-2020
Art AbelCovering by listening – How to use Abel to practise covering by listening. There is a companion video about covering using ropesightView03:4712-May-2020
Art AbelCovering by watching to develop ropesight – Exercises on Abel to develop ropesight – covering by watchingView03:4712-May-2020
Art HandbellSetting up Abel for handbells – Plain Hunt on 1-2. Setting up Abel to ring handbells. Introducing the 1-2 or coursing position.View03:4712-May-2020
Art HandbellSetting up Abel for handbells – Plain Bob Minor. Setting up Abel to ring handbells. Introducing the 3-4 (or opposites) and 2-3 positions and linking them to ring Plain Bob Minor.View03:4712-May-2020
ART WebinarsHow to learn a method – Tom Hinks
1. The blue line
2. Place bells
3. Ringing jargon
4. Ringing by the treble
5. Method structure – place notation and the grid
View32:4224-Apr-2020
ART WebinarsSimple touches of Spliced -Simon Linford – Composing practice night touches /How to put together simple touches of Spliced on 6 and 8 bells.View28:0730-Apr-2020
ART WebinarsWhat is a Bob? An introduction to Calls – Simong Linford – Why? What?? When??? How????/This is an inductory webinar on calls by Simon LinfordView23:244-May-2020
ART WebinarsIntroduction to handbell ringing – Tom HinksView34:077-May-2020
Lewisham District TrainingHow to learn a method – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to change ringers in London and Kent on Saturday 18th April 2020. The session focuses on ‘how to learn a method’; we explore what a blue line is, how to divide up method learning into manageable chunks and ways of using method structure to help support your understanding of the method. There are also some lessons from educational and sports psychology thrown in for good measure.View32:4218-Apr-2020
Lewisham District TrainingAn introduction to handbell ringing – This is a recording of a webinar delivered to change ringers in London and Kent on Saturday 18th April 2020. The session focuses on change ringing on handbells, introducing the three basic positions for plain hunt on six bells and explaining how these can be used to ring a plain course of Plain Bob Minor on 1-2.View34:0718-Apr-2020
Lewisham District TrainingCalling simple touches – This is a recording of a webinar delivered to change ringers in London and Kent on Saturday 11th April 2020. The session focuses on calling simple touches, looking at the basics of saying ‘go’, ‘that’s all’ and ‘stand’ through to calling touches of Plain Bob Doubles, Plain Bob Minor and Grandsire Doubles. There are also some helpful resources discussed at the end.View39:0511-Apr-2020
Lewisham District TrainingListening Skills part 1 – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on Saturday 2nd May. The session focused on listening skills on six and eight bells, using sound clips from Abel ringing simulator with errors to identify from one or two bells in each row.View32:492-May-2020
Lewisham District TrainingListening exercises – easy – This 10 minute training video has a series of listening exercises for bellringers to practise identifying errors in six-bell ringing. In this ‘easy’ level video, the errors are fairly significant until the last couple of minutes, and involve one bell being wrong in the same way on both handstroke and backstroke. Later videos will include multiple bells being out of place on different strokes.View10:026-May-2020
Lewisham District TrainingListening Skills part 2 – Listening skills for ringing call changes and methods – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on Saturday 9th May. The session focused on listening skills on six bells, using sound clips from Abel ringing simulator to spot particular ‘feature rows’, pick out the position of different bells and follow the work of the treble.View34:239-May-2020
Lewisham District TrainingHow do methods actually work? – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to change ringers in Kent and London on 16th May 2020. The session focuses on method structure, using a series of examples to demonstrate the principles behind method design, including symmetry, place notation, lead ends and grids.View35:5416-May-2020
Lewisham District TrainingListening Skills part 3 – Listening skills for ringing call changes and methods – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on Saturday 23rd May 2020. The session involved some additional listening exercises to follow on from the first two listening skills sessions run earlier in May, using Abel ringing simulator.View34:1223-May-2020
Lewisham District TrainingA beginners’ guide to coursing order – This is a recording of an online training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on 30th May 2020. The session focuses on coursing order, looking at how course and after bells can be used to help method ringing, along with how to use coursing orders when conducting.View34:3130-May-2020
Lewisham District TrainingAn introduction to Ringing Room – This is a recording of the first part of a training session delivered to bellringers in Kent and London on Saturday 6th June 2020. The session focuses on how to use ringingroom.com to practise change ringing with other bellringers remotely.View13:096-Jun-2020
Lewisham District TrainingNew methods from old – This is a recording of a training session delivered to bellringers in London and Kent on Saturday 13th June. The session focuses on how to combine familiar sections of work from different methods to reduce learning time for new methods. Three techniques are covered: changing the frontwork in Doubles methods, having different lead end or half lead changes, and using above and below works.View34:5113-Jun-2020
Lewisham District TrainingAn introduction to striking competitions – This is a recording of a training session delivered to change ringers in London and Kent on 20th June 2020. The session focused on striking competitions, discussing tips for entering, hosting and judging competitions.View35:5620-Jun-2020
Cambridge District Bell RingersBlue Lines – Stephen Burr looks at the humble method diagram – a system that allows thousands of unique methods to be displayed in a simple and understandable way. The talk looks at the anatomy of the method diagram, how different methods are classified (when is a ‘Surprise’ not a surprise?), what really happens at a bob, and what on Earth is place notation?View1:02:338-Apr-2020
Cambridge District Bell RingersBlue Lines (part 2) – Stephen Burr completes his look at ‘the humble blue line’, looking at method classes and how the blue line can be practically used when learning a method.View59:0410-Apr-2020
Cambridge District Bell RingersCare of Bells and Belfries – Tom Ridgman talks about the care of bells and belfriesView1:10:5114-Apr-2020
Cambridge District Bell RingersIntroduction to conducting – David PipeView1:25:5217-Apr-2020
Cambridge District Bell RingersIntroduction to composition – Mark B DaviesView1:33:1121-Apr-2000
Cambridge District Bell RingersHistory of Ringing Simulators – David BagleyView1:08:0328-Apr-2020
Cambridge District Bell RingersOdious Invective and Fabulous Falsities: Change-ringing in 18th century Cambridge – Gareth Davies
[Also see (hear) his “Fun With Bells” podcast about his PhD study of bellringers pay and habits (at https://funwithbells.com/gareth-davies/)
View1:27:197-May-2020
Egg99Rhubarb Educational VideosEducational: Ringing Styles – A selection of different ringing styles (some of them exaggerated) to encourage discussion about handling.View1:3314-Aug-2019
Egg99Rhubarb Educational VideosEducational: Ringing Up – Once through in real-time. Repeated in slow motion, with focus on coils.View2:2714-Aug-2019
Egg99Rhubarb Educational VideosEducational: Ringing Down – Once through in real-time. Repeated in slow motion, with focus on coils.View2:2814-Aug-2019
Egg99Rhubarb Educational VideosEducational: Plain Hunt on five – Plain Hunt on five, stood behind the treble. The video plays through twice, once at full speed, once slowed down. This video was created for the purposes of developing ropesight.View1:361-Sep-2014
Egg99Rhubarb Educational VideosEducational: Plain Bob Doubles (plain course) – A plain course of Plain Bob Doubles, stood behind the treble. The video plays through twice, once at full speed, once slowed down. This video was created for the purposes of developing ropesight.View6:501-Sep-2014
Egg99Rhubarb Educational VideosEducational: Plain Bob Doubles (touch) – A touch of Plain Bob Doubles, stood behind the treble. The video plays through twice, once at full speed, once slowed down. This video was created for the purposes of developing ropesight.View8:531-Sep-2014
MiscellaneousChange Ringing: The Beautiful Intersection Between Math and Music, featuring Emily RussellView18:2031-Jul-2015
St Martin’s GuildMethodology – Demonstrating how to use the teaching app ‘Methodology’. Delivered by Adam Knight-Markiegi on Saturday 2 May 2020View3:273-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildTadhill – An introduction to the Tadhill teaching resources. Presentation delivered by Clare McArdle on Saturday 2 May 2020.View15:493-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildWhat is a bob? – Presentation delivered by Simon Linford on Wednesday 29 April 2020. Simon explores why we need bobs and explains there effect in numerous different methods.View24:004-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildConnections: or alternatively, if you can ring that, then try this… – Presentation delivered by Phil Ramsbottom on Wednesday 6 May 2020. Phil highlights connections, or similarities, between various groups of methods.View1:01:114-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildWalking through methods – Presentation delivered by Janet Horton on Saturday 9 May 2020. Janet discusses the benefits of spending time ‘walking through’ methods.View32:4611-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildHow to learn methods – Presentation delivered by Phil Ramsbottom on Saturday 25 April 2020. Phil highlights different ways to learn methods, and encourages looking for similarities and differences with other methods.View1:00:1411-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildAn Introduction to Place Notation – Presentation delivered by Janet Horton on Saturday 18 April 2020. Janet discusses the origins of the term ‘place notation’ and leads practical exercises to teach how to write methods out from place notation.View46:4611-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildAn Introduction to Handbell Ringing – Presentation delivered by Simon Linford on 13 May 2020, in which he uncovers the mysteries associated with learning to ring handbells.View53:3814-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildUnderstanding the importance of passing the treble – Presentation delivered by Phil Ramsbottom on Saturday 16 May 2020. Phil explains how an awareness of the treble’s position will help you in method ringing.View53:1617-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildConducting Doubles methods – Presentation delivered by Steve Horton on Wednesday 27 May 2020 focusing on how to conduct various Doubles methods and variations including Plain Bob, Grandsire and Reverse Canterbury.View34:0528-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildUnderstanding Call Changes – Presentation delivered by Clare McArdle on Saturday 30 May 2020.View24:1330-May-2020
St Martin’s GuildUnderstanding Stedman – Part 1 – resentation delivered by David Baverstock on Wednesday 10 June 2020. David highlights the key building blocks of Stedman as well as looking at the effect of bobs and singles.View46:584-Jun-2020
St Martin’s GuildFrom Plain Bob to Place Bells – Presentation delivered by David Smith on Saturday 6 June 2020.View58:148-Jun-2020
St Martin’s GuildWhat is a change? – Presentation delivered by David Smith on Saturday 23 May 2020.View58:148-Jun-2020
St Martin’s GuildUnderstanding Stedman – Part 2 – Presentation delivered by Mark Eccleston on Wednesday 10 June 2020. Mark discusses how to go into the front the correct way; how to ring singles in Stedman Doubles; and how to call a simple touch of Stedman Triples.View41:4610-Jun-2020
St Martin’s GuildTower Stewardship – Presentation delivered by Jonathan Townsend on Saturday 13 June 2020. Jonathan considers tower stewardship and health and safety as bands start to prepare for when tower-bell ringing may be permitted to restart.View42:1613-Jun-2020
Ann RossCall Changes – Theory for ringing call changes.View10:195-Oct-2014
Ann RossBob Doubles step by step – A film to help you learn the blue line of Plain Bob DoublesView10:398-Sep-2014
Badger’s Handbell RingersPlain Hunt video 1 – changes and how the bell moves in Plain Hunt (bell 3)View4:169-Jul-2018
Badger’s Handbell RingersPlain Hunt video 2 – the line, and moving ‘up’ and ‘down’ the places (treble bell)View5:459-Jul-2018
Badger’s Handbell RingersPlain Hunt video 3 – leading, lying, front, back, hunting (bell 2)View5:269-Jul-2018
Badger’s Handbell RingersPlain Hunt video 4 – structure and place notationView7:041-Aug-2018
MiscellaneousThe Mexican Wave Exercise, as created by George Lucas, part of the Kaleidoscope ringing system. Cut from Abel Simulator. A fun way to develop bell control, listening skills and concentration skills. Not true “Campanology”, but a fun step in that direction.View1:513-Apr-2019
MiscellaneousThis is a short film produced by Josh Partridge is designed to show you the technical side of things – rather than just an overview.View8:0012-May-2011
ART WebinarsLtR Level 2 from rounds to changes – What skills are required to successfully move from rounds to changes? An introduction to Learning the Ropes Level 2.View2:2428-May-2020
ART WebinarsLtR Level 2 listening and leading – Learning how to listen to your bell by counting your placeView4:581-Jun-2020
ART WebinarsLtR Level 1 – Chiming a bellView0:491-Jun-2020
ART WebinarsLtR Level 1 – Ringing a bell upView14:501-Jun-2020
ART WebinarsLtR Level 1 – Ringing a bell downView1:081-Jun-2020
ART WebinarsLtR Level 1 – Introduction to ringing up in pealView6:101-Jun-2020
ART WebinarsLtR Level 2 Call changesView4:453-Jun-2020
MiscellaneousListening Skills part 2 – This time try to follow the path of the treble during the ringing.View29:3414-Apr-2020
SimbellSIMBELL Setup with ABEL Simulator SoftwareView11:5417-Jan-2018
SimbellSIMBELL Setup with Beltower Simulator SoftwareView5:2012-Jan-2018
SimbellSIMBELL Setup with Virtual Belfry Simulator SoftwareView11:216-Jan-2018
SimbellRestoring Abel Menu BarsView5:5518-Mar-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – DODGINGView14:541-Jul-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – FOLLOWINGView3:102-Jul-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – STRIKING: Part 1 – ListeningView10:173-Jul-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – STRIKING: Part 2 – SpeedView21:575-Jul-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – ROPESIGHTView13:207-Jul-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – KaleidoscopeView12:459-Jul-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – Mexican WaveView18:0510-Jul-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – The Pull OffView9:3811-Jul-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – Using a FootswitchView11:367-Aug-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – ART LTR 1View9:0125-Jul-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – ART LTR 2View23:324-Aug-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – ART LTR 3 – Part 1/2View16:391-Sep-2020
SimbellPractical Simulator Sessions – ART LTR 3 – Part 2/2View17:5515-Sep-2020
SimbellVirtual Belfry Micro Lessons – Adding Simple NotationView5:188-Oct-2020
SimbellVirtual Belfry Micro Lessons – Adding Methods the easy wayView10:569-Sep-2020
SimbellVirtual Belfry Micro Lessons – Simple CompositionsView16:0313-Oct-2020
ART WebinarsUsing Ringing Room with ZoomView9:3928-Oct-2020
ART WebinarsGetting started with ZoomView7:2428-Oct-2020