The Tower Talk Team are all volunteers and sometimes life gets in the way, so apologies for the short delay on getting this New Year edition out! Yet again the positive news stories flood in, from all around the world. New bands are being formed and ringers gradually returning, some with new skills learned online, some feeling a bit rusty or tentative, others raring to go. The Association of Ringing Teachers supports everyone returning to ringing with programmes and challenges at different levels, and an array of useful and practical learning resources. And on page 8, we describe some of the ways you can take your ringing forward even after the dizzy heights of LtR Level Five have been achieved. There’s lots more information available on the Learning the Ropes website:
There are several events coming up this year which the sound of bells will help commemorate and celebrate – most notably the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. There is a really useful page on the Central Council’s website:
So let’s start planning and practising.
Alongside its regular features, the February 2022 edition of Tower Talk includes:
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