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:!

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
( 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…