A ringing course will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, on 2–4 August 2019.
The registration for the Toronto 12 Bell Weekend is now available. Please go to the Calendar site and click on the Toronto 12 Bell Weekend listing for June. The registration form is a writeable PDF which can easily be completed and forwarded to our Tower Secretary, Pauline Smith.
Our correspondent in France reports on the first service ringing at the new tower in Vernet-les-Bains.
Jeff Smith died yesterday, 20 April, at home in Kalamazoo, of a heart attack, aged 88. Their son Andrew is with Carol now, and I presume Megan will be there shortly, as soon as a flight from California can be arranged.
Althought it is Holy Week this request has come from the Central Council.
Please see calendar listing for information and registration form for Rochester's Tower Open Day, Saturday, June 15!
Cathy Booth has been interviewing bellringers for her Fun with Bells podcasts. She has just interviewed Bruce Butler. Listen to Bruce as he talks about ringing tours, ringing in America, ringing around beds and flower arrangements and much more.
Check out our website: https://bostonagm2019.wordpress.com/, where we will continue to post updates as we know them. Stay tuned!
STEEPLEKEEPER’S DIARY: What you do when the clapper falls out of one of your bells. Originally published in the Winter 2019 issue of The Clapper; this version also includes an account of how we fixed it. (Yes, we fixed it!)
Recent coverage (including video) of ringing at the National Cathedral from CBN News:
Since the deadline of the Clapper issue that came out today, it was confirmed that there will be ringing at Hingham on the 22nd. If you're saving dates, we'd love to have you for the whole time.
ART Conference 2019 – Goes to Worcester!
To download the 2019 NAGCR Calendar, please go to Public Relations and then Miscellaneous and then scroll down until you see "calendar".