Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre

The next milestone date on the government’s roadmap to recovery is May 17th. If we have fulfilled the necessary criteria, mixed groups of 6 will be allowed to meet indoors. It may therefore be possible to re-open the MRDC whilst complying with the current guidelines. Check back here for updates when government announcements have been made. See you soon!

This exciting facility offers bell ringers, from complete novices to accomplished ringers, the opportunity to learn and improve their skills. There are eight training bells, each linked to sophisticated ringing simulation software. The 8 bells can be rung individually or all together for change ringing.

Visitors to the Centre can see the impressive boards recording the first ever peal and other performances dating from 1715. With Heritage Lottery funding we are in the process of developing an exhibition about ringing.

Learn to ring if you have never rung before, or develop skills if you are already a ringer. Groups are welcome to arrange a visit, where you can try ringing for yourself and step back in time and discover the history of bell ringing in Norwich. See our “What’s Happening” section, the Events page or contact us at for further details.

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