The Ontario Guild of English Handbell Ringers

Experience the magic of ringing

We are the voice of the handbell community in Ontario, fostering growth through relationships, education, and awareness.

It's About Time Handbell Festival

June 1 - 3, 2023

Planning has restarted to ensure a wonderful event. We hope many of you plan to attend our first ringing event in 4 years!

Our theme and music seems more appropriate than ever. We're looking forward to welcoming as many ringers as possible at St. Lawrence College in Kingston. 

The following links are active to give you the info you need to prep for the Festival in 2023.

Important Update and about the Theme and Logo
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Facilities and Accommodation
Registration Information
Festival Committee


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