can also be an endurance activity - during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, some bell-ringers were ringing for more than three hours.
Most people don't know this but bell-ringing
can burn up to 70 calories in just 30 minutes," says Trevor Clarke, a tutor at YMCAfit.
He later became Tower Captain, with overall responsibility for the church's bell-ringing
, and continued in that post until his death.
Explaining the appeal of bell-ringing
, Sin, who comes from South Wales and is studying forensic psychology and criminal justice in Liverpool, says: "It's a very enjoyable and relaxing hobby.
Mr Bennett-Green hit the headlines after complaints about his bell-ringing
which included a veritable hit parade such as Hickory Dickory Dock, Jingle Bells, Dixie (I wish I was in Dixieland), Amazing Grace, and Ding Dong Bell Pussy's in the Well.
Sometimes the bars sound off consecutively, producing a seemingly dutiful but tone-deaf parody of traditional English bell-ringing
(with its arcane "methods" and "rules").
The key thing about bell-ringing
is to keep your feet on the ground.
The event will be held at the Oaks Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks to promote the new Disney film and will include a medieval-theme puppet show, multimedia show on how music and animation are married, and a bell-ringing
ceremony in a reproduction of the Cathedral of Notre Dame.
uA The Salvation Army will receive $100 for each volunteer hour of bell-ringing
I s d e n s d ed The new scheme has been organised by The Churches Conservation Trust, YMCAfit, and The Ringing Foundation to encourage bell-ringing
groups across England to welcome new ringers by starting up classes.
Now an appeal has been launched to recruit local young people to literally learn the ropes, and swell the ranks of the local bell-ringing
Llandaff Cathedral is the only church in Cardiff - and one of only two in the whole of Wales - to have a ring of 12 bells, making the Llandaff ringers one of the most impressive bell-ringing