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Merseybells news feed as published


Religion events - Washington Post

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 01:59 PM PDT


Religion events
Washington Post
Saturday, 9:45, 10:15, 10:45, 11:15 a.m.: Cathedral tower climb and gargoyle walk. Climb the 333 steps to the dizzying heights of the bell-ringing chamber in the great central tower of Washington National Cathedral, listen to a peal bell demonstration ...

Something for everyone at Flixton Folk Festival - Messenger Newspapers

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 11:55 AM PDT


Messenger Newspapers

Something for everyone at Flixton Folk Festival
Messenger Newspapers
July 17 7.30pm The Canterbury Players in 'Fawlty Towers' at Urmston Sports Club with a 'very special' Hot Supper. Advance tickets ... A family concert of ringing & singing by the choir, organist and hand bell ringers of St Clement's, Urmston. Email ...

St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh, carillonneur to perform in Europe - Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 11:47 AM PDT


St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh, carillonneur to perform in Europe
Montgomery Newspapers
“There is no electronic assistance to ring the bells. Remarkable variations in expression are possible and controlled entirely by ... “The bells in medieval towns controlled the daily lives of the citizens. The way they were rung signaled when to get ...

Ringing in the annual Muelder Summer Carillon Series - MSUToday

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 08:29 AM PDT


MSUToday

Ringing in the annual Muelder Summer Carillon Series
MSUToday
The tower houses the carillon, a musical instrument that features 49 bells; the first 10 bells were installed in Beaumont in 1928, and 13 additional bells were added in 1935 to complete the carillon. In 1996, restoration began on the interior of the ...

Change as good as a rest for former LNP Member for Stafford Chris Davis - Courier Mail

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 07:14 AM PDT


Change as good as a rest for former LNP Member for Stafford Chris Davis
Courier Mail
He says he expected a broad church with a sharing and acceptance of dissenting views. Instead, he says, he ..... “I've got a lot of time for Liz because of her experience and just herself as a capable lady; to see that happening started ringing alarm ...

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News from Balsham/West Wratting/Weston Colville/West Wickham - Cambridge News

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 07:01 AM PDT


News from Balsham/West Wratting/Weston Colville/West Wickham
Cambridge News
CHURCH NEWS There will not be a service at 10.45am this Sunday being the fifth Sunday of the month, when all the seven churches meet for a joint benefice service which will be held at St Mary's Church, Weston Colville. ... Flower and Vegetable Show ...

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In Search of New Time: David Horvitz at the New Museum - GalleristNY

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 06:35 AM PDT


GalleristNY

In Search of New Time: David Horvitz at the New Museum
GalleristNY
The bells were created from one 1742 French church bell that Mr. Horvitz bought for about €500 (about $680) at a shop in Berlin and melted down. He was mesmerized by the object, which once marked time for an entire town. “It generated routine and the ...

The Whitechapel Foundry connect - The Hindu

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 05:07 AM PDT


The Whitechapel Foundry connect
The Hindu
All of them were cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry of London. The company, founded in 1570, moved into its present premises in 1739 and continues in the same business. Talk about focus! Given that all the bells in the Armenian Church bear the stamp ...

Midland church gets new belfry, evicts bats - Detroit Free Press

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 03:23 AM PDT


Midland church gets new belfry, evicts bats
Detroit Free Press
About six silver dollars were melted in the metal for the bell, giving it a clear ringing sound.” For the record, $37 in 2013 dollars would be $1,020.08. Many people ... “Oh, it still works well,” Vokal said. Inside the bell tower, just off the ...

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River swim returns to the town's sporting calendar - Evesham Observer

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 03:22 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

River swim returns to the town's sporting calendar
Evesham Observer
The invitation-only event will see a men's and ladies race held with swimmers taking to the water of the River Avon to battle it out. Proceeds will go towards the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal. It starts at 4pm at Evesham Rowing Club with swimmers warming ...

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Loyalty card launched to bring shoppers back - Evesham Observer

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 03:22 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Loyalty card launched to bring shoppers back
Evesham Observer
Buy photos » Traders in Evesham stepped back in time for the launch of 'Our Heritage' last weekend. ... The scheme will also have a charitable twist as it will help raise cash for the Bell Tower appeal as a donation will be made when each card is ...

Midland church gets new belfry, evicts bats - Beaumont Enterprise

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 01:28 AM PDT


Midland church gets new belfry, evicts bats
Beaumont Enterprise
"A bell was purchased for $37 ... The church had a steeple and bell tower," reads the Centennial History of the Homer United Methodist Church booklet, written church historian Eugene Kenaga. "The word 'Homer' was cast on the bell. About six silver ...

There's so much to enjoy, and the Mazey Day festival fun has already begun - Cornishman

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 11:18 PM PDT


Cornishman

There's so much to enjoy, and the Mazey Day festival fun has already begun
Cornishman
Composer Graham Fitkin and multi-harpist Ruth Wall live and work in West Cornwall but are known internationally as two of the most compelling exponents of new music in Britain today. They will be performing ... The bells of St Mary's Church will ring ...

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Southwold Arts Festival is hailed as a real boost for the town - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Southwold Arts Festival is hailed as a real boost for the town
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The launch of the arts festival tomorrow will be heralded with a peal of bells from St Edmund's Church between 9am and noon. At 11.45am, a children's parade will depart from the police station in to the town centre before festival patron Emma Freud ...

Yorkshire gears up for Tour - Church Times

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:32 PM PDT


Yorkshire gears up for Tour
Church Times
Church communities along the route, particularly in Yorkshire, are getting into the spirit of the occasion with a variety of events, from French-themed concerts to bell peals, as the cyclists pass. The acting Area Bishop of Bradford, Dr Tom Butler ...

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The Last Thing a Woman About to Have an Abortion Needs Is to Be Screamed at ... - Slate Magazine

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:16 PM PDT


Slate Magazine

The Last Thing a Woman About to Have an Abortion Needs Is to Be Screamed at ...
Slate Magazine
Lopez-Flores, the name of which rang a bell. It was an opinion of mine issued in 2012 ... Coakley, which invalidated a Massachusetts law requiring abortion protesters to keep 35 feet away from the entrance to abortion clinics.* Like Town of Greece, the ...

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Norwich University bell concerts kick off July 5 - vtdigger.org

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 07:21 AM PDT


Norwich University bell concerts kick off July 5
vtdigger.org
The largest musical instruments in the world, carillons are played with both hands and feet. Musicians perform by striking levers stoutly wired to the various clappers of a tower's many bells. Norwich's carillon, one of only two such instruments in the ...

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A serene retreat on a chaotic street - The Hindu

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 10:32 PM PDT


The Hindu

A serene retreat on a chaotic street
The Hindu
Two bells, dated 1837, were cast in London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry, which made the bells for Big Ben and the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. One with Armenian inscription dates to 1754, was recast in 1808 and bears Tamil inscription. Another dates to ...

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