28 episodes

Revealing the mysteries of the heard, but often hidden art of bell ringing - in discussion and by the telling of true stories

Fun with Bells - about bell ringing Cathy Booth

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Revealing the mysteries of the heard, but often hidden art of bell ringing - in discussion and by the telling of true stories

    The Loughborough Bell Foundry

    The Loughborough Bell Foundry

    This episode sees host Cathy Booth in conversation with Andrew Wilby for a fascinating insight into the Taylor Bell Foundry past, present and future.Based in Loughborough, we hear all about the history behind the foundry and some of the exiting...

    • 31 min
    Two ringing centres and a passion for hand bells

    Two ringing centres and a passion for hand bells

    Can one ever have too many belfries? In this fascinating podcast, show host Cathy Booth finds the answer to this is no, as she quizes Helen McGregor about the amazing ringing centres at Tulloch and Alderney.

    • 26 min
    Lifting the WWII ban on ringing

    Lifting the WWII ban on ringing

    Originally timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE day, this unique episode sees host Cathy Booth, joined by a whole cast of ringers, bust the myths about ringing during World War II. This is the version of ‘thirty voices, seventy-five years, one story’ for non-ringers. And what a story!

    • 30 min
    Thirty voices, seventy five years, one story

    Thirty voices, seventy five years, one story

    Originally timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE day, this unique episode sees host Cathy Booth, joined by a whole cast of ringers, bust the myths about ringing during World War II. This is the full version of ‘thirty voices, seventy-five years, one story’. And what a story!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    15 tips to improve your striking

    15 tips to improve your striking

    In this episode you’ll get three for the price of one as a panel of the country’s top strikers discuss their top tips. And no, it’s not football we’re talking about, but bell ringing!

    • 42 min
    Remarkable phd study of Cambridge bellringers pay and habits

    Remarkable phd study of Cambridge bellringers pay and habits

    In this podcast, historian Gareth Davies challenges everything you ever thought about the history of bell ringing in one of host Cathy Booth’s most engaging interviews yet.

    • 34 min

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