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.

OGEHR Video Tutorials are ready to (mallet) roll out!

Check out the line-up for our VIDEO TUTORIALS. The September practice-at-home topics include weaving, mallets, and rehearsing. We are creating specially-tailored tutorials for you, our OGEHR members each month through to spring 2021!

Make sure you are logged in to the OGEHR website, and click on the Weaving or Mallet links in September to see our own Rob Cairns in action. Use these video tutorials to learn new skills, or to keep existing skills sharp. Click the link above and enjoy!

Ring Safely and Carry On - OGEHR Safe Practices July 2020

Directors and ringers alike will be anxious to get back ringing in September but wondering when it will be safe to gather, and when we do, what safety practices should be followed. There is a myriad of dynamics at play for each choir that need to be respected . . . READ MORE

It's About Time Handbell Festival 2021!

Come ring with us at St. Lawrence College in beautiful Kingston on May 27-29, 2021. 

For all the information you need to know please click on the Events tab above, or follow these links:

Welcome Message and about the Theme and Logo
Facilities and Accommodation
Registration Information
Festival Committee

What are you doing during these times to engage with your choir?

We'd love to hear what you are doing! You might be having virtual practices, or sharing favourite music. Check out Creative Connections on this site for what others are doing, and tell us about your activities. Contact Kim at

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