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.
arranged for members - covers personal accident and public liability while ringing
The DDA Annual Report has been produced for nearly 75 years. Over that time the content has gradually expanded and the format has evolved, but many of the key features have remained unchanged. It seems appropriate to check periodically with DDA members that the report still serves a useful purpose, bearing in mind that it Read more about Feedback invited on the DDA Annual Report[…]
Lesley Belcher explains what ART is all about.
Details of towers open on 26th August …
Twelve Derbyshire towers rang for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. This included a quarter peal at Belper. There was also a DDA quarter peal at Trowell. See the performances on Bellboard. BBC Radio Derby covered the event with three slots broadcast: Shirland – with Richard Whittle. The DDA (and Old Brampton) Read more about Ringing for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day[…]
I am pleased to report that the new Management Group has held its inaugural meeting. The meeting was well attended with only two apologies. Richard Brooke was coopted onto the group as the representative for the Southern District. This will be voted on at the next Southern District meeting. The discussions included formally recording the Read more about Management Group 1st Meeting[…]
The rule changes to create a Management Group were accepted by a substantial majority at the AGM on 6th April, along with the changes to the objectives. The rule change to enable Proxy Voting was withdrawn, but will be considered by the Management Group in due course. The web site is being updated to reflect Read more about Management Group Created[…]
The 2019 Annual General Meeting of this Association will be held in Duffield Church Hall on Saturday 6th April. Open ringing will be at St Lukes Derby (14:00-15:00), and at Duffield (15:30-1700). This will be followed by a Ringers’ Service, Tea and the Meeting. There will now be open ringing after the meeting in place Read more about Notice of AGM 2019[…]
Proposed replacement objectives