Welcome to the Website
This is the new web site for the Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bellringers. All the information should now be up to date (some tower information is being sought and modified). If you notice it it isn’t please email the webmaster. If the information is missing (please let the webmaster know), there is a legacy copy of the previous site here for reference.
Do please register and login (click here). You will then be able to comment on the posts and (if you promise to behave) I’ll even let you add your own! (I’m also looking for volunteers to add to and amend the content)
For more information about this new site see the initial post.
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 split into 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.
provided for recruitment, public relations, training, safeguarding
arranged for members - covers personal accident and public liability while ringing
To mark the 40th anniversary of Derby being granted city status, the bells of Derby Cathedral – the oldest ring of ten bells in the world – will ring a peal in celebration.
The General Committee has been working hard on a number of ways in which we hope to change the way the DDA operates. Our aim is for the changes, when and if introduced, to bring the DDA into the 21st century and make it more meaningful for today’s ringing fraternity. Most of the committee met Read more about Update from the President[…]
See this post on the Central Council Web Site Central Council Reform
Starts at Wingerworth Church Car Park (S42 6PL) from 2pm This is a friendly social for ringers and non-ringers alike, so please bring families and friends – EVERYONE is welcome! Please ensure that someone in your car brings a device (phone/camera/ipad/etc) for taking digital pictures Thank you, we look forward to seeing you there! See Read more about Chesterfield District Social – Car Treasure Hunt – Saturday 8th July[…]
Welcome to the new site. Please register and login to add a comment regarding the look and feel of the site. The site uses Bootstrap CSS, so should be mobile friendly (post a comment – with details – if it isn’t). The content should now be up to date [towers have been emailed to confirm Read more about Hello Everyone![…]
Derby Cathedral, who take the Horsley (method) Cup
Old Brampton, who take the Arthur Ashby (call change) Cup
I am pleased to say that there are a number of working parties working on various aspects of how we now operate as an Association. Early indications are very encouraging and I look forward to being able to report more soon. Don
Old Brampton was featured recently in the S40 magazine (which goes to all residents in the S40 area).
Listen to a feature (3mins 12sec) about ringing for International Women’s Day.
A quarter peal of Yorkshire S Major at West Hallam.