The working group has completed it's task and submitted a report and recommendations to the Central Council for Church Bellringers.   This website is minimally maintained as an archive and a benchmark to measure future progress.


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My journey!

In general I have spent my life bucking the trend on what girls and women are expected to do (sports, hobbies, career, temperament, family – well lack if it). For


When I learnt to ring in the late 70s it was definitely a male-dominated activity, and there were people about that didn't approve of

women in the bell tower. I


I am fortunate in that I don't feel that I have suffered discrimination where I ring. I think my capabilities have been recognised
and ringing opportunities have certainly come my

My story

I learnt to ring at school. It was a girl’s boarding school and while we were taught by a Mr, he was the only man at our practices. So, whether