English Change-Ringing: A Mathematical-Musical Team Sport

Saturday, February 04, 2023 at 11:15am to 1:15pm

Church of the Advent (Fridays), Old North Church (Saturdays)

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required
Attendance: Repeating event, participants welcome at any session
Prereq: please rsvp by email in advance

Friday evening at the Church of the Advent, Boston, & Saturday midday at the Old North Church, throughout IAP. Come to any or all, but please sign up by email in advance.  Transportation arrangement details will be provided by email.

Come and learn how to ring church bells in the style of English Change Ringing! Pull a rope that swings a bell that weighs half a ton! But don't worry: it doesn't require much strength at all.

Change ringing is a wonderful hobby that involves careful control of the heavy bells to manipulate them into producing the beautiful music of mathematical patterns. 

https://youtu.be/JCrjnYKmSTo

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/podcast-bell-ringing-of-old-north-church

Email to sign up or find out more.

Note:  COVID policy at the churches requires masking while in the ringing room.

Sponsor(s): Guild of Bellringers
Contact: John Bihn, john@bihn.org

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Public, MIT Community, Students

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MIT Guild of Bellringers
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john@bihn.org

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