Yorkshire Association

The YACR is one of the largest ringing associations in the country – the largest geographically and one of the larger in terms of the number of members. More than 350 of our churches have four or more bells hung for full-circle ringing, and our bell repair fund (BRF) is available to help enthusiastic communities restore and augment existing rings and create new ones.

The Association is divided into nine branches and also has a very active Young Ringers group. You can find out all about each group’s activities by clicking on the links for each area above.

We also have a proud tradition of peal ringing, and records of these peals, dating back to the earliest in 1875, can be found on this website.

We hope that you will find this website helpful, whether you are already a member of the YACR, whether you haven’t yet learned to ring, whether you are an existing ringer who is visiting the area or would like to join us, or if you are simply looking for more information about ringing.

 

Sad News

 

Ron Johnston, who was President of the YACR between 1990 and 1992, died last Friday, 29th May.

 

John Bryant of Halifax Minster passed away on Tuesday 12th May.

 

Lawrence Sheard of Batley died peacefully at  home, on Tuesday 28th April, after a long battle with cancer.

 

Also, David Holland from Wetherby is currently in hospital in Leeds, and is very poorly.

 



 

NOTICE

Due to the on going situation with the Coronavirus the AGM & Inter Branch Contest planned for 2nd May 2020 has been cancelled, further information on the AGM will be issued in due course.

 

 

 

   
   

 

Upcoming Events
Branch Outing
TBC

6th June 2020 All day
Scarborough and District Branch

Cancelled

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Branch striking contest - CANCELLED
Walkley

6th June 2020 5pm draw
Sheffield and District Branch

CANCELLED

Branch striking contest

St Mary's Church, Walkey, S6 3RX

5pm Draw

6 Bells, Tenor 12-2-13 in A flat

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June meeting
Birstall & Batley

13th June 2020 10am
Leeds and District Branch

CANCELLED.

10.00 - 11.30am - Birstall

11.45 - 1.00pm - Batley

 

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