This site represents handbell ringers from Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and North Carolina. Our organization promotes the musical art of handbell ringing.

Latest Updates

2018 All-Star Festival information added.
2018 Ocean City Festival information added.
2018 Hampton Festival information added.
September Bell-O-Gram has been posted.
CHIME Grant forms updated for 2018

National Anthem Mass Ring: June 19, 2018

nationals-vs-oriolesSAVE THE DATE: We will be ringing the National Anthem once again at the Washington Nationals’ stadium on Tuesday, June 19.
For more information, email Jerry Hill. More details will be forthcoming!


We’re now on twitter! Check us out using the link above
or find us at https://twitter.com/Area3Handbells.

More Upcoming Area 3 Events: Save the date!

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Want to post information about upcoming events and concerts? You can find special announcements on the Area 3 Online Calendar. If you have something you want to get rid of, or you are looking for something, and the something is handbell related, then we have the place for you! Check out the Classified Ads. In need of a substitute ringer on short notice? See who’s available in your area on our Substitute Ringer List. Also, through our CHIME loan program, Area 3 offers two 3 octave sets of hand chimes to groups hoping to introduce ringing opportunities in classroom, church and beyond. We also offer a CHIME grant program, supplementing the loan program, that will support the establishment and growth of strong ringing programs throughout schools in the Area 3 region.

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