University of London Society of Change Ringers

Christmas Handbells

Although ringing Christmas Carols on handbells (see music right) involves a lot of organisation of performances, practices, ringers & bucket shakers, we all have loads of fun!

If you would like to get involved this year & view videos of previous performances, please join our Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/ulscr.christmas.handbells!


Previous Success!
01/12/2015: Christmas Handbells ’15
Well it seems to be that time of year again – time to brush off the music stands, crack out the handbells and start the carol-ringing season again!
16/02/2015: Southwark Letter of Thanks
We have received a letter of thanks for all the 2014 Christmas hand-bell fundraising. Thank you again to all who took part!
21/12/2014: Christmas Handbells ’14
This was a bumper year for us which included many different locations, silly hats, fairy lights, lots of micro-pore tape, Santa Claus(!)... oh, and we managed to raise over £1000(!!)…
06/12/2013: Christmas Handbells 2013
Having taken a break last year, it was decided that the UL should once again entertain the shoppers of London with carols, raising money for the Southwark Cathedral bell fund.…
09/12/2011: Trafalgar Square Christmas Handbells 2011
After some time of deliberation Mariko booked our Trafalgar Square slot: "I've booked a slot for us to perform which will be on Friday 9th December from 8-9pm...…
14/12/2008: Trafalgar Square Christmas Handbells 2008
(...to the tune of "Ding Dong Merrily on High") Ding dong merrily down low In the square the bells were ringing And we hoped it didn't snow, While our handbells…
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