Clifton Handbell Ringers

Welcome to the Clifton Handbell Ringers!

About Us:
Established in 1890, the Clifton Handbell Ringers have been enchanting audiences with the melodic resonance of handbells for a good number of years.

Nestled in the heart of Clifton (Just Outside Brighouse, West Yorkshire), our dedicated team of musicians is committed to spreading the joy of handbell ringing through captivating performances and a passion for musical excellence.

Our History:
The journey of the Clifton Handbell Ringers began many years Ago when a group of like-minded individuals came together with a shared love for the unique and harmonious sound of handbells. Over the years, we have evolved into a tight-knit ensemble, captivating audiences across the north of England with our distinctive blend of precision and musicality.

From humble beginnings to becoming a prominent presence in the local music scene, our history is marked by a commitment to artistic expression and a desire to create memorable musical experiences. Today, we stand as a testament to the enduring power of community, creativity, and the art of handbell ringing.

The team of 8 play off a square table using the traditional Yorkshire “off the table” style of ringing.

Whether you’re a seasoned handbell enthusiast or a newcomer to this musical world, our diverse team welcomes you to explore the magic of handbells with us. Join us in celebrating the power of music to unite, inspire, and uplift the human spirit.

Thank you for visiting the Clifton Handbell Ringers website. We invite you to explore our pages, learn more about our history, meet the team, and discover the enchanting world of handbell ringing.

Experience the magic. Feel the music. Welcome to the Clifton Handbell Ringers family!

They have been successful at a number of music festivals in the North of England and they entertain a wide variety of audiences in various performances during the year.

CHBR Village Team with HRGB Chair (Keith Rowland) July 2023