Learning Journeys

Everyone has a different route to handbells, and no person's experience is quite the same.  Read about other ringers' experience of learning handbells and what their journeys can tell you.  If you would like to add your experience, you can use our simple form to share your learning journey.

Why don’t my tower bell skills seem to be transferable?

I have learned very many new methods for peals on tower bells and it was so frustrating to find my skills seemed no use in hand.  I considered the skills I use when learning a new method:

  • Learn the place bell order.
  • Create, then condense a verbal description of the...