Training resources

This page lists the range of virtual training sessions, webinars and online social events delivered by Guild members, and friends, from April 2020 onwards.

If you are not already a Guild member and would like to find out more information about our online training sessions, please email us.

View recorded webinars and/or access slides and presentations by clicking the links in the following table.

DateTitle of training/eventLead presenter(s)
24.02.2021Magic BlocksDavid Pipe
17.02.2021Quiz nightArthur Reeves and David Hull
13.02.2021Basic method theory and jargonPhil Ramsbottom
10.02.2021From Hats to Bikinis: the history of ladies’ pealsLinda Garton
03.02.2021Bell Tower Dynamic Motion: Latest ResearchGordon Breeze
26.01.2021Bellringing and MathsMark Davies
20.01.2021John Taylor & Co a brief history: the origins and early yearsChris Pickford
13.01.2021Managing Bell Restoration projectsSue McClaughry
06.01.2021Quiz nightDavid Hull
16.12.2020Long length ringing: the story of 100 Spliced Surprise MajorSimon Linford
09.12.2020The National 12 Bell Striking ContestHaley Barnett and Mark Bell
02.12.2020Treble Dodging MinorDavid Pipe
25.11.2020Bellringing and elections in the West MidlandsGareth Davies
18.11.2020ART and post-pandemic ringingLesley Belcher and David Sparling
11.11.2020Ringing RemembersAlan Regin
04.11.2020Safeguarding in ringingDave Bassford and Ann White
28.10.2020‘Shake my hand and I’ll show you the ropes’: a biography of George PipeJohn Loveless
21.10.2020Birmingham composers and their entertaining rivalryRichard Pullin
14.10.2020Exploring Devon Call ChangesJon Bint
07.10.2020In conversation with John Anderson (Part 2)John Anderson
30.09.2020How can we improve Public Relations in ringing and in our towers?Vicki Chapman
23.09.2020In conversation with John Anderson (Part 1)John Anderson
16.09.2020The Ringing Isle: an introduction to bells and bell ringing in BritainGareth Davies
09.09.2020Questions to the Editor of 'The Ringing World'Will Bosworth
02.09.2020Exploring Cyclic Spliced MaximusAlistair Cherry
29.07.2020An introduction to composing (Part 2)John Warboys
22.07.2020A history of Birmingham’s bellsChris Pickford
18.07.2020What Minor methods do we ring next?David Smith
15.07.2020How to ring big bells…Julia Cater
08.07.2020An introduction to composing (Part 1)John Warboys
04.07.2020Questions to ponder… (Part 2)David Smith
01.07.2020Everything you need to know about handbell ringing (you can learn from Plain Bob Minor)Tina Stoecklin and Simon Gay
27.06.2020Questions to ponder… (Part 1)David Smith
20.06.2020Quiz nightDavid Hull
17.06.2020What would others say about your tower?Alison Hodge
13.06.2020Tower StewardshipJonathan Townsend
10.06.2020Understanding Stedman (Part 2)Mark Eccleston
06.06.2020From Plain Bob to Place BellsDavid Smith
03.06.2020Understanding Stedman (Part 1)David Baverstock
30.05.2020Understanding Call ChangesClare McArdle
27.05.2020Conducting Doubles methodsSteve Horton
23.05.2020What is a change?David Smith
20.05.2020Question and Answers: panel discussionDavid Baverstock, Alison Edmonds, Simon Linford, Stephanie Warboys (hosted by Arthur Reeves)
16.05.2020Understanding the importance of passing the treblePhil Ramsbottom
13.05.2020An Introduction to Handbell RingingSimon Linford
09.05.2020Walking through methodsJanet Horton
06.05.2020Connections: or alternatively, if you can ring that, then try this…Phil Ramsbottom
02.05.2020Methodology and Tadhill ResourcesAdam Knight-Markiegi and Clare McArdle
29.04.2020What is a bob?Simon Linford
25.04.2020How to learn methodsPhil Ramsbottom
22.04.2020An Introduction to Plain Bob DoublesMark Eccleston
18.04.2020An Introduction to Place NotationJanet Horton
15.04.2020Coursing – what is it, and how do you use it?Tony Daw
11.04.2020Abel ringing simulatorClare McArdle
08.04.2020How does our memory work?Arthur Reeves
05.04.2020Simple touches of spliced: composing practice night touchesSimon Linford
01.04.2020Quiz nightArthur Reeves