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

Spotlight on The Connecticut Ringers

September 20 was Connecticut Day at the Big E in Springfield. A group of handbell musicians under the direction of Samanatha Beschta practiced all summer and performed in the CT Pavillion. Thanks for representing Connecticut at this Big Event, Samantha, and all your...

FREE! Fall Skill Building Workshops!

FREE Fall Skill Building Workshops -- Scheduled throughout Area 1 -- sign up for one near you! NEW THIS YEAR! REGISTRATION IS FREE FOR MEMBERS and THEIR RINGERS! Bring your whole choir, or come on your own to brush up on or learn new skills, including four-in-hand,...

Holiday Rep Reading + Skill Building Workshop w/ Lincoln Ringers

The Bells of St. Matthews and The Lincoln Ringers are sponsoring a Holiday Rep Reading/Skill Building Workshop!  This event is endorsed by the Handbell Musicians of America. Saturday, September 30, 2017, St. Matthew’s Church, Acton, MA, 8:30 am to 4 pm Register Here...