During 2018 there is a campaign to recruit 1400 new ringers to symbolically replace the 1400 who were lost during the Great War.
Find out more and register at the Ringing Remembers web site.
We are a group of about 650 bell ringers in Derbyshire (or the Diocese of Derby) who meet to
ring and socialise together, give support and training, promote bell ringing and provide bell
The association is divided among 4 districts: Central, Chesterfield, Peak, and Southern.
are organised by the districts or the whole association. We also manage the competition for the W W Worthington Memorial Trophy.
arranged for members - covers personal accident and public liability while ringing
The Education Committee will be running Roadshows in February & March 2019 aimed at those who run the ringing at all DDA towers. For an exchange of ideas and discussions on the best practice of: How to recruit and retain new ringers. How to get help teaching beginners. Planning a practice. Running a successful practice. Read more about Roadshow[…]
In this period of Advent may I take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy and peaceful Christmas and hope that whatever you do over the holiday that you have an enjoyable and rewarding time. I’m sure all of us will be involved in lot’s of ringing activities and hopefully all will go Read more about A Happy & Peaceful Christmas to all Members[…]
Does your tower have at least two people who can teach bell handling? If you are relying on just one person, or someone from a neighbouring tower, then perhaps now is the time to think about training someone else to share the load. The Association of Ringing Teachers is holding two Module 1 courses for Read more about ART Module 1 Courses[…]
The BLUE PETER episode with Derbyshire Young Ringers will now be aired on Thursday 10th JANUARY at 5:30pm on CBBC (available on iPlayer for 30 days). It has been rescheduled from 22nd November : CBBC have informed us that unfortunately the Blue Peter episode that will include the filming done at the Ringing World National Read more about BLUE PETER with DYR – to be aired on Thursday 10th January[…]
Ringing at Breadsall 2:30-3:30pm Ringing at Eastwood 3:45-4:45pm Inter-District 8-Bell Competition at West Hallam from 1:30pm Service, Tea (names to Alison Barnett by Wednesday, 3rd October please), Competition Results and Meeting at West Hallam from 5pm Evening ringing at West Hallam 7:30-8:45pm Full details on this poster, including names for tea and competition entry. Please Read more about 2018 October Meeting and 8 Bell Striking Contest[…]
Derbyshire Young Ringers on BLUE PETER – in the Derbyshire Times. Watch it on CBBC channel on Thursday 20th September at 17:30, or on BBC iPlayer for 30 days after.
As a thank you to Alec for organising DYR events over the last 6 years, this mug and card (signed by lots of young and not-so-young ringers) were presented to him at the DYR meeting at Alfreton on Sunday 9th September 2018.
Hi At the most recent General Committee meeting held at Matlock on Monday 10th September 2018 those members present unanimously accepted the contents of the document below as the proposal for change to be put to the membership for approval to proceed at the October General meeting to be held on 6th October 2018. To Read more about Proposed Agenda for Change[…]
Please see this exciting news from Vicki about Ringing Remembers (click to open), and a gentle reminder to get your new and returning ringers signed up here: https://a100.cccbr.org.uk/register/?rf=34