Welcome to Area 1

Serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Festival Conference 2019

Coming July 2019
University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

2018 Friends and Family Handbell Camp

June 28 – July 1
Cathedral Camp and Retreat Center
East Freetown, MA

Area 1 Calendar

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Recent News

Family Handbell Camp Registration

Family Handbell Camp is back! Join us in June for 3 1/2 fun-filled days of ringing, learning, sunshine, and fun! Ringers and non-ringers of ALL ages are welcome. When: June 28 – July 1, 2018 Where: Cathedral Camp and Retreat Center, East Freetown, MA Click here for...

Call to Action! Area 1 Seeks Communications Director

The Area 1 Board would like to announce the posting of the job description of the Area 1 Communications Director position. This volunteer will be empowered to rethink the way we communicate with our members and lead a team to revitalize our communication mediums. That...

Spotlight on: Exploring Area 1 with SnagASub

A Common Problem; A Creative Solution; A Bit of Genius By Steve Mazeau      If bell choir directors were to create a list of their most nagging, non-musical problems, finding substitute ringers would probably be somewhere near the top of the list. Doesn’t the real...