February 2018

Pictures of Open Rehearsal Session of the Alton Handbell Ringers


Moments of intense concentration by our visitors, captured on camera by Alan, as Team members helped them to produce a very creditable rendition of ‘Like a River Glorious’.

As part of the National Get Creative Festival being celebrated as part of Cheadle Arts Festival, we invited people to:

    *Find out about tune ringing on handbells*

    *See how we rehearse*

    *See how different techniques produce different sounds*

    *Have a go themselves*

The Get Creative Festival is a national celebration of everything creative, taking place across the UK from 17-25 March 2018. The annual festival is a merger of the previous Get Creative Weekend and Voluntary Arts Festival - now joined together to make one huge nationwide event.  Get Creative Festival shines a light on all the great cultural activity that takes place right across the UK on a regular basis and encourages people to try their hand at...