Change-Ringing on Handbells at the Ringing Roadshow 2022

Change-Ringing on Handbells (Volume 2: Advanced Techniques) cover

Tina and I will be at the Ringing Roadshow 2022 on Sunday 4th September, launching Change-Ringing on Handbells (Volume 2: Advanced Techniques) as well as selling Volume 1 and mugs with the interlocking handbell design. We also look forward to talking to visitors about their experiences of learning to ring handbells (with or without our book).

The discounted prices for the books will be as follows.

Volume 1: £15 (normal price £20)

Volume 2: £20 (normal price £26)

Volumes 1 and 2 together: £32 (normal price £46)

You can see the mugs in the AlbanyQuadrant shop on Redbubble.com. The price at the Roadshow will be £7.50. There are two colours, light blue and light orange, the same as the covers of the books.

If you would like to reserve books or mugs, for collection at the Roadshow, please use the contact link at the bottom of the page. We will be able to take payments on the day in cash or using a card-reader. The deadline for advance orders is Monday 15th August.

There are 30 mugs of each colour, and when they're gone they're gone. We will take enough books to satisfy all advance orders, plus some extras.

These discounted prices only apply to books or mugs that are collected from the Roadshow. At any other time, books must be ordered from Amazon and mugs must be ordered from Redbubble. 

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