Free Skill Building Workshops 2022

Fall Skill Building Workshops are back!  We have two offerings this year, and both are in MA and coming up soon!

Skill Building/Rep Reading in Acton


Saturday, September 24

Annual Skill-Building /Rep-Reading Workshop at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Acton, MA
Session 1 (8 – 11:30 AM) Registration and classes
Session 2 (1-3 PM) Holiday Rep Reading
Cost: $15 per session OR $25 for both
ALL level of ringers are welcome!
Contact: Sue Lee [email protected] or Diane Burke [email protected]


Rhode Island Handbell Fall Frolic

This event has been cancelled
November 5, 2022
9 AM – 12 PM

Western MA Skill-Building

Saturday, October 15
Clinicians: Lawrence Berdensey & Diane Burke
Location: First Congregational Church of Hadley, 102 Middle Street, Hadley, MA
Registration is now open at

Join us on Saturday, October 15, to review skills, build fellowship, and read through some of the Festival Conference repertoire in a relaxed environment!  Attendees of ALL skill levels are welcome!

  • 8:15-9:00:   Registration and setup
  • 9:00-12:00: Technique review & ringing massed repertoire
  • 12:00-1:00: Lunch (bring your own or go out & explore Hadley!)
  • 1:00-3:00:   Breakout workshop sections
You don’t need to purchase or practice repertoire in advance, but if you do choose to, we will be ringing the following pieces:

Repertoire will be available the day of the workshop to borrow (free!) or purchase (total of $15.95 for the three pieces).

This event is FREE (though you are welcome to make a free-will donation) for HMA members and non-members alike. Invite your friends!

Questions? Contact Abby Schoppe at (617) 676-8055 or [email protected]