Conquering Stedman in hand

Submitted by Tina on Tue, 29/12/2015 - 16:12

The hardest thing about ringing Stedman on handbells is the slow work, or more specifically, managing to keep one bell straight in the slow work without losing track of your other bell.  It can also be very challenging to keep track of which handbell is doing which when both are...

How not to lose a peal

Submitted by Tina on Mon, 23/04/2012 - 14:32

Last Saturday, we sat down and rang a peal of Stedman Caters.


For many of our fellow handbell ringers whose attempts at ringing beyond a plain course are fraught with hesitations, disastrous memory failures, swapped pairs, and simple lack of confidence, the above is an amazing statement.  Most of...