Ringing History and Future Trends – Seminar + Webcast 27th Feb 2016

wpid-cccbr-logo-transparent78x751Ringing History and Future Trends

(A Central Council Libraries Committee Event)

Saturday 27th February 2016 – 10.00am – 4.30pm

Wellesbourne Church Centre

(with live webcast)

  • Richard Johnston
    Richard will talk about: ‘ Ringing’s future – sacred or secular‘ – reviewing the legacy of Belfry Reform. Richard is a member of the Exeter Cathedral Society and rings method and Devon style call changes.
  • David Jones  
     David will talk about: ‘Contrasting modern and historical issues in ringing’ – and also about a possible place for ringing in academic history. David is master of the Chester Diocesan Guild.
  • Steve Coleman
     Steve will talk about: ‘Women in ringing – the past, the present and the future.’ . Steve is a well known author and secretary of the Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association.

There will also be ample time to browse and/or buy items of interest – between sessions and over lunch – all in the friendly surroundings of Wellesbourne Church Centre, with tea/coffee and home made hot lunch are all included.

  • There will be updates on the work of the Library Committee and Biographies Committee
  • Library publications will be on sale, including: Ringing World DVDs 1911-2000, Order & Disorder 18/19C.
  • Other participants may have items for sale.
  • The historic records of the Biographies Committee and other artefacts will be on display

This event will be of interest to anyone with an interest in the history of ringing – direct or indirect – including ringing society librarians, archivists and ringing historians.

Download the programme (PDF)

The cost for the day is £12 including lunch and refreshments. Booking is required but payment can be made on the day.

To book your place, please email: chairman@library.cccbr.org.uk

For those who cannot be present in person the event will be streamed live over the web. Details will be announced nearer the day but the aim is to stream sound and video of the proceedings live on the web and to receive remote input via e-mail and/or social media. It would be helpful to know how many people intend to use this facility – please let us know, contact as above.

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