The Essex Association of Change Ringers   President: The Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Chelmsford

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Training Day Talks

If you were unable to register to listen to the 2 talks given today as part of the Association's Training Day, you can view them on our Youtube channel Read more

Vicki Chapman (29 November 2020)

Ringing Books for Christmas

Whether you're looking for stylish stocking fillers or gifts to treasure forever, the Essex Association Bookstall has everything required to get you reading about ringing this Christmas. Read more

Christina Brewster (28 November 2020)

Amazing FREE talks by David Sparling and Simon Linford!

Dear bellringer It can’t possibly have escaped your notice that Beth Johnson (EACR Education Officer) has been hard at work setting up a virtual training day, on Saturday 28th November (here). As… Read more

Andrew Kelso (25 November 2020)

New Courses for the Training Day

As we have to drop the handbell sessions in November, we have two new courses on offer: Move on to Minor and an ART Ringing Room Workshop. Please go to Education and Training > Training Day 2020 for… Read more

Beth Johnson (8 November 2020)

Essex Young Ringers Training Day practice 5.00 to 6.00pm November 28th

As previously announced, there will be a practice via Zoom and Ringing Room for all ringers under 25 years old. The ringing will be run by one of the current young eagles, and it’s a chance to get back… Read more

Beth Johnson (1 November 2020)

Training Day talks - registration open

We may all be fed up about having to lockdown once again in November, but here is something to look forward to! Registration is now open for the two talks that are part of the Training Day on November… Read more

Beth Johnson (1 November 2020)

Saxilby Simulator Competition Winner

We had 5 entries from 4 districts for the Saxilby Simulator competition, all were of a high standard, which made it more difficult for the judges to choose a winner. Fortunately the five judges were… Read more

Colin Chapman (29 October 2020)

Cessation of ringing in some parts of Essex in response to an increase in Covid risk

Many of you will have already seen the updated CCCBR guidance on ringing, either through an email from our General Secretary, or directly from the Central Council.

In line with UK Government and Church of England guidance, ringing should cease in any area that is under a Tier 2 or 3 restriction. The Essex Association has undertaken to mirror the advice from the Central Council.

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Andrew Kelso (17 October 2020)

Training Day with a Difference

See the information under Training Day 2020 to find out about the virtual courses, handbell sessions and interesting talks and EYR practice taking place this year in our new-look Covid-19 friendly event. Download the prospectus to decide which part of the day is for you. Read more

(6 October 2020)


We are delighted to announce that our new 4th bell will be cast by John Taylor & Co. this week on Thursday 17th of September. We had hoped that by this time a small group might have been able to visit… Read more

John Elliott (15 September 2020)

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