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Lammas, near Aylsham, invaded by gnomes from around the world - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 04:31 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Lammas, near Aylsham, invaded by gnomes from around the world
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The weekend will start with a quarter peal of bells from the tower, where there is ample parking and visitors can pick up a Gardens Open map. The Lammas Gno-Gno-Gnome trail is one of the attractions of a fundraising weekend. There will be singers in ...

Rhythm of the ring - The Hindu

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 03:57 AM PDT


The Hindu

Rhythm of the ring
The Hindu
The bonsho was also used in a modern composition, 'Olympic Campanology,' for the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964. In a ceremony known as Joya no Kane, people queue up to ring the temple bells 108 times, which is done as part of the ...

1000 years on Sherston commemorates the battle between Cnut the Great and King Edmund - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 12:06 AM PDT


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

1000 years on Sherston commemorates the battle between Cnut the Great and King Edmund
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
The entertainment kicks off in full on Saturday at 10.16am at the Recreation Ground however, with a bar, BBQ, weapons display, bellringing and the much-anticipated re-enactment of the Battle of Sherston. Children will also have the opportunity to get ...

Big Birthday bash this weekend for historic milestones - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 11:01 PM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Big Birthday bash this weekend for historic milestones
LoughboroughEcho.net
... 20th anniversary of the Loughborough Council of Faiths, 40 years of the Geeta Bhawan Centre, 50 years of Rosebery St Peters, nearly 50 years of Human Rights and Equalities Charnwood and 30 years since John Taylor's Bell Foundry opened its museum.

Community calendar from June 23 - Troy Record

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 10:20 PM PDT


Community calendar from June 23
Troy Record
This free event begins at 11:30 a.m. at Shaker Pointe, One Bell Tower Drive, Watervliet. If you're interested in learning more, ... FIRST FRIDAY SERVICES: St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, located at 600 State Street, (corner of State and Lafayette ...

Carillon concert series begins at Yale Sunday evening - New Haven Register

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 09:52 PM PDT


New Haven Register

Carillon concert series begins at Yale Sunday evening
New Haven Register
As it's explained on Wikipedia, the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America defines a carillon as “a musical instrument consisting of at least two octaves of carillon bells arranged in chromatic series and played from a keyboard permitting control of ...

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June 23: Explore the day's history through photos - Fayetteville Observer

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 09:07 PM PDT


Fayetteville Observer

June 23: Explore the day's history through photos
Fayetteville Observer
The first of 104 new bronze traffic control towers, which will line Fifth Avenue, New York City, from Washington Square to 60th Street, was unveiled in front of the New York Public Library at 41st Street, June 23, 1931. Photo shows principals .... Anti ...

Norwich University Bell Concerts Kick Off July 2 - vtdigger.org

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 07:25 PM PDT


Norwich University Bell Concerts Kick Off July 2
vtdigger.org
The largest musical instrument in the world, the carillon is played with both hands and feet. Notes are played by striking levers stoutly wired to the clappers of a tower's many bells. Norwich's carillon, one of only two such instruments in the state ...

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Adding their names in Old Main at Kutztown University - Reading Eagle

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:56 PM PDT


Reading Eagle

Adding their names in Old Main at Kutztown University
Reading Eagle
The Kutztown State Normal School, the campus' first building, was built in 1866. It was demolished and the current Old Main building was opened in 1893. The clock was added to the tower as a gift from the Class of 1910. The original 1866 bell cracked ...

Music, art featured in Mason City garden tour - Mason City Globe Gazette

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:51 PM PDT


Mason City Globe Gazette

Music, art featured in Mason City garden tour
Mason City Globe Gazette
Sponsored by the Trinity Lutheran Church Bronze Bell Choir, it is a fundraiser for Lissa Pohlman, a ringer in the bell choir, who is a breast cancer patient. Admission is a freewill offering. The tour features photography by Bruce McKee and music ...

SFA Board of Regents approve Griffith Fine Arts Carillon Bells Project - Gilmer Mirror

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 03:54 PM PDT


Gilmer Mirror

SFA Board of Regents approve Griffith Fine Arts Carillon Bells Project
Gilmer Mirror
Built in 1959 as part of the Griffith Fine Arts Building's original blueprints, the bell tower currently houses 15 bells. The restoration project will add 10 bells to create a carillon, a two-octave musical instrument that consists of 25 cast-bronze ...

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Warren church steeple project a lofty goal for congregation - The Providence Journal

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 02:20 PM PDT


The Providence Journal

Warren church steeple project a lofty goal for congregation
The Providence Journal
There, at the pinnacle of the seaside town's skyline, towers the steeple of the 171-year-old First United Methodist Church of Warren and Bristol, long a navigational aid for mariners. Unlike its glory ... In 2014, a consultant examined the conditions ...

Interview: Enos McLeod (Part 1) - United Reggae

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 01:42 PM PDT


United Reggae

Interview: Enos McLeod (Part 1)
United Reggae
In the lawless atmosphere of the Kingston and London recording industry, Enos experienced repeated knocks and indignities that were as hard to take as the punches he faced in the ring. ... I mean the Heptones were just over there, Rick Towers up the ...

Carillon music will fill the valley Tuesday evenings in July during summer series - AU News

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 11:12 AM PDT


AU News

Carillon music will fill the valley Tuesday evenings in July during summer series
AU News
Visitors are also welcome to climb the 69 steps to the top of the carillon tower to watch the artist play. There is an information ... The Davis Memorial Carillon, named after the late AU President Boothe Colwell Davis, is a 47-bell instrument. The ...

The anchor of Wellesley Hills Square: The Isaac Sprague Tower - Wicked Local

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 11:09 AM PDT


The anchor of Wellesley Hills Square: The Isaac Sprague Tower
Wicked Local
Perhaps Shaw's greatest contribution was the clock and bell he gave to a new schoolhouse at the corner of Forest and Washington streets in 1874 — the same clock and bell that are now in the Sprague Memorial Tower. ... Having already impacted the ...

EVENTS GUIDE for June 23 and beyond (Surrey, North Delta) - Surrey Now

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 10:24 AM PDT


EVENTS GUIDE for June 23 and beyond (Surrey, North Delta)
Surrey Now
Jazz Vespers at Northwood United Church: Hour-long concert events on second and fourth Sundays at church, 8855 156th St., Surrey, 4 p.m. start, Northwood-united.org. June 26: Acoustic Groove. Welcome to Canada concert at 7:30 pm Friday, June 24 at ...

She's So Unusual! 6 Modern Ways to Channel Cyndi Lauper's Iconic Style - Vogue.com

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 08:19 AM PDT


Vogue.com

She's So Unusual! 6 Modern Ways to Channel Cyndi Lauper's Iconic Style
Vogue.com
Even today, ringing in her 63rd birthday sporting a swirl of cotton-candy pink hair, Cyndi Lauper remains a singular stylistic force. The squeaky-voiced girl from Queens, who rose ... Flags strung across the cobblestone streets flutter in a gauzy ...

90 Years Ago (1926) - Belleplaineherald

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 07:54 AM PDT


90 Years Ago (1926)
Belleplaineherald
A Sacred Heart Church took place the marriage of Kathleen Lynch and Maurice Walsh. Genevieve Lynch and Matt Walsh were the attendants. The Scandia Bellringers, booked to give a concert at West Union Lutheran Church north of Belle Plaine, failed to ...

History of Randwick's grand old church - dailytelegraph.com.au

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 07:06 AM PDT


dailytelegraph.com.au

History of Randwick's grand old church
dailytelegraph.com.au
Ron Ringer's latest book, Summoned by Bells: a history of St Jude's Church Randwick, 1865-2015, has the inside story on this historic church and its heritage precinct. St Jude's bell tower and church. The old St Jude's Church Randwick- Randwick Library.

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The Idea of Europe - Open Democracy

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 06:31 AM PDT


Open Democracy

The Idea of Europe
Open Democracy
After an extreme twentieth century, Europe must look to its intellectual and cultural heritage to re-imagine its identity. An ancient building in Athens, Greece The Acropolis of Athens. (Fair use) .... There are stretches of arid, forbidding terrain ...

Tastemakers: Thylacine - Music Week

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 06:30 AM PDT


Music Week

Tastemakers: Thylacine
Music Week
From rhythmic, techno train wheels to choir singers, bell ringers and singing shaman's daughters, Transsiberian melds stunning field recordings with tracks of rich, melodic ambience and pounding, evocative electronica—signalling the arrival of a ...

A moving musical tribute to the thousands killed in the Battle of the Somme will receive its world premiere at the ... - The Big UK Newsroom

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:23 AM PDT


A moving musical tribute to the thousands killed in the Battle of the Somme will receive its world premiere at the ...
The Big UK Newsroom
These sounds include the creaking floorboards of Salford Lads' Club – used as a recruiting station – the peal of bells at Sacred Trinity Church – the parish church of the Pals – natural sounds from The Cliff in Broughton, Conwy Morfa, Catterick, and ...

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News from the Hill - The Northfield News

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:21 AM PDT


News from the Hill
The Northfield News
Longtime Norwich University carillonneur George Matthew Jr. will perform a varied program of songs, many of which have never been heard on the Charlotte Nichols Greene Memorial Carillon, such as, “In Flanders Fields” by Sebastion Johnson, “The Bells of ...

'Pretty Little Liars' Season Premiere- “Tick-Tock, Bitches” Review (Season 7 Episode 1) - TV Equals

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 03:21 AM PDT


TV Equals

'Pretty Little Liars' Season Premiere- “Tick-Tock, Bitches” Review (Season 7 Episode 1)
TV Equals
Suddenly, the church bells ring out and everyone heads there. Horrified, they see a Hanna-looking body hanging from the bell tower, but a closer look reveals it's just a mannequin dressed to look like her, complete with a Hanna mask, which means that ...

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The Improbability Principle - OnlineBingo.co.uk

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 12:02 AM PDT


The Improbability Principle
OnlineBingo.co.uk
Having learnt this behaviour they continue to exhibit it, even if the circumstances change - ie. the ringing of the bell will continue to make them salivate, even if food is no longer delivered. They have acquired a superstition, like the belief that a ...

'A-pealing' Arthur receives the BEM for his bell-ringing - Glamorgan Gem

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 11:03 PM PDT


Glamorgan Gem

'A-pealing' Arthur receives the BEM for his bell-ringing
Glamorgan Gem
A Cowbridge man who has been ringing the bells in Holy Cross Church for almost 60 years received an honour in the Queen's 90th birthday list. It's unlikely that many names in that honours list could claim to be older than Her Majesty, but Arthur Wybert ...

Community calendar from June 22 - Troy Record

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 10:14 PM PDT


Community calendar from June 22
Troy Record
This free event begins at 11:30 a.m. at Shaker Pointe, One Bell Tower Drive, Watervliet. If you're interested in learning more, ... FIRST FRIDAY SERVICES: St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, located at 600 State Street, (corner of State and Lafayette ...

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Uckfield Festival programmes to land on doormats during first week of July - Uckfield News

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 10:05 PM PDT


Uckfield News

Uckfield Festival programmes to land on doormats during first week of July
Uckfield News
Uckfield Festival programme should be landing on doormats during the first week of July ready for the annual event which runs from Friday, July 8, to Sunday, July 17. The festival will be launched on July 8 with a quarter peal of bells rung on the ...

Brazil: Sitting on a gold mine - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 10:04 PM PDT


Brazil: Sitting on a gold mine
New Zealand Herald
I ask after being tipped off to its existence by Jairo, our guide to Ouro Preto, Brazil. The receptionist is confused. There is no such gold mine, she insists. Jairo must be mistaken. Perhaps a hotel across town. Back in my room the phone rings. "Sir ...

A sermon that wasn't about me - The Christian Century (blog)

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 01:03 PM PDT


A sermon that wasn't about me
The Christian Century (blog)
Everyone had the opportunity to take a turn at ringing the church bell, the old-fashioned kind with a rope you can actually see descending from the tower. Everyone wept, and while I usually guard my tears more closely, it seemed acceptable to cry as ...

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Saint Paul's Chapel: A place of miracles in lower Manhattan - Communities Digital News

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 11:09 AM PDT


Communities Digital News

Saint Paul's Chapel: A place of miracles in lower Manhattan
Communities Digital News
... towering above, you see the Bell of Hope; a gift from the Lord Mayor of London and the Archbishop of Canterbury, presented in 2002. The bell – “forged in adversity” – commemorates the tragic events of 9/11 and was cast at the Whitechapel Foundry ...

Commission to discuss noise pollution problems - Times of Malta

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 10:37 AM PDT


Commission to discuss noise pollution problems
Times of Malta
These include fireworks that produce nothing but noise, excessive volume in car stereos (with windows rolled down of course), gas distributors' blaring horns, cars with loud exhausts, motorised bikes with the muffler removed completely, church bells ...

Tv5monde And Sonifi Solutions Reach Major National Hotel Channel Deal - Multichannel News

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 09:06 AM PDT


Tv5monde And Sonifi Solutions Reach Major National Hotel Channel Deal
Multichannel News
LOS ANGELES -- TV5MONDE today announced that it has launched TV5MONDE Voyage – a lifestyle network geared to travelers as part of a new agreement with SONIFI Solutions, Inc., the leader in innovative digital engagement technology solutions for the ...

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Coddington flies the flag with ringing success, to mark the Queen's birthday - Ledbury Reporter

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 08:20 AM PDT


Ledbury Reporter

Coddington flies the flag with ringing success, to mark the Queen's birthday
Ledbury Reporter
Spokesman, Geoffrey Phillips said: "Although there was no service at All Saints' Church on that day, the Sunday services being shared with Eastnor, nevertheless, the bells rang out enthusiastically and the local parishioners, complete with children and ...

Harry Potter's a must on London trip with teen as consultant - Rapid City Journal

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 06:27 AM PDT


Rapid City Journal

Harry Potter's a must on London trip with teen as consultant
Rapid City Journal
In this May 20, 2015 photo, a sign for the London Underground system appears next to the Big Ben bell clock and Elizabeth Tower in London. (AP Photo/Ross .... Big Ben, Parliament, 10 Downing Street and Westminster Abbey were a few minutes' walk apart.

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David Charters: Why moles dig God's house - Liverpool Echo

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 03:26 AM PDT


Liverpool Echo

David Charters: Why moles dig God's house
Liverpool Echo
St. Michaels is a medieval double aisled church with largely eighteenth century furniture including box pews and a three decker pulpit. Photo by John Carsley ... Their haunting peals won this year's Six Bells' Striking Competition (Wirral Branch). On ...

Penryn's midnight bell is set to chime again - West Briton

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 02:03 AM PDT


West Briton

Penryn's midnight bell is set to chime again
West Briton
"If there have been complaints from some residents about the sound, the concession to make them silent during the darkest hours has indeed been a very generous one, given that there has been some kind of bell ringing in the centre of town since the ...

Open Gardens and Flower Festival to support Milton Keynes history - Milton Keynes Citizen

Posted: 21 Jun 2016 01:54 AM PDT

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