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Learn about Liverpool's wartime courage on a weekend in the city - Liverpool Echo

Posted: 10 Apr 2016 12:06 AM PDT


Liverpool Echo

Learn about Liverpool's wartime courage on a weekend in the city
Liverpool Echo
Later this summer, the UK will be marking the centenary of The Somme - the bloodiest battle of World War I. Ahead of that, May 31 sees the centenary of the Battle of Jutland, the great naval showdown between Britain and Germany in 1916. And before THAT ...

Local museums celebrate start of 2016 season - Frederick News Post (subscription)

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 05:49 PM PDT


Frederick News Post (subscription)

Local museums celebrate start of 2016 season
Frederick News Post (subscription)
The National Fire Heritage Center and Fire and Rescue Museum in Emmitsburg welcomed about 50 visitors Saturday, including a youth group from Willowbrook Seventh-day Adventist Church in Boonsboro. The group started at the visitor center for the bell ...

Handbells, chimes resound at 'Spring Ring' concert in Winthrop - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 05:04 PM PDT


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Handbells, chimes resound at 'Spring Ring' concert in Winthrop
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Evans offered a brief history of handbells, saying they derive from the traditional church bells that you would have heard ringing from an English church towers as bell ringers pulled on ropes. “They needed to be able to practice,” she said. “They ...

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On Wisconsin: A reminder of the past for a Spring Green church gets a makeover - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 01:55 PM PDT


La Crosse Tribune

On Wisconsin: A reminder of the past for a Spring Green church gets a makeover
La Crosse Tribune
But lugging a 600-pound, soot-covered cast-iron bell down the narrow basement steps would have been impossible. “It's in very good shape, actually,” Deller, 62, said of the bell manufactured by the Cincinnati Bell Foundry sometime between 1890 and 1930.

Most hippies are gone in Goa, but peace and love remain - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 12:01 PM PDT


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Most hippies are gone in Goa, but peace and love remain
Minneapolis Star Tribune
We'd remarked about the number of churches we'd seen during our stay — a whitewashed steeple in what seemed like every village — and wondered how Christians fare in a country that's 80 percent Hindu, 13 percent Muslim. His answer ... Goa's colonial ...

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Muslims in Bulgarian village restore Christian church - The Sofia Globe

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 10:51 AM PDT


The Sofia Globe

Muslims in Bulgarian village restore Christian church
The Sofia Globe
For the first time in decades, the bell of the small church in the village of Kozlets, in the southern Bulgarian province of Haskovo which borders Greece and Turkey, will peal again. The restoration of the bell tower cost 2000 leva (about 1000 euro).

VIDEO: Horsham celebrates 250th bell-ringing anniversary - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 04:56 AM PDT


West Sussex County Times

VIDEO: Horsham celebrates 250th bell-ringing anniversary
West Sussex County Times
Although the term 'a peal of bells' is used to describe a ring of bells the term 'peal' has a very specific meaning to bell ringers. In the English system of ringing the bells are rung in changes and no change is repeated until the ringing method is ...

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Look Back In Anger – Octagon Theatre, Bolton - The Reviews Hub

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 04:36 AM PDT


The Reviews Hub

Look Back In Anger – Octagon Theatre, Bolton
The Reviews Hub
Stott is also responsible for the atmospheric sound design, with bursts of jazz and the pealing of church bells conjuring images of the world outside the one room flat in which the characters seem trapped. The set design by Neil Irish feels suitably ...

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Church bells removed for repairs - Oxford Mail

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 01:21 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

Church bells removed for repairs
Oxford Mail
A total of six new bells were then installed in the church, which was built in 1153, and another two bells were added in 1968. Mr Lascelles, who has lived in the village for 40 years, said earlier that bell ringing at the village church was a popular ...

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Church bells removed for repairs - Herald Series

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 01:21 AM PDT


Herald Series

Church bells removed for repairs
Herald Series
A total of six new bells were then installed in the church, which was built in 1153, and another two bells were added in 1968. Mr Lascelles, who has lived in the village for 40 years, said earlier that bell ringing at the village church was a popular ...

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Celebration of Horsham bell-ringing today - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 11:11 PM PDT


West Sussex County Times

Celebration of Horsham bell-ringing today
West Sussex County Times
The sound of church bells is a very English sound and the way in which they are rung in a system of changes is a unique English art. Historical ... At this time there were six bells in the tower, being the heaviest set in Sussex, the tenor weighing 36 ...

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United Methodists in Maryville District to ring bells, pray for General Conference - Maryville Daily Times

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 09:05 PM PDT


Maryville Daily Times

United Methodists in Maryville District to ring bells, pray for General Conference
Maryville Daily Times
Church bells will peal in Blount County Tuesday afternoon and throughout East Tennessee, southwest Virginia and north Georgia as the United Methodist Church prepares for its General Conference and the policies forthcoming. Every four years, the UMC ...

Honouring the Borough's Unsung Heroes - North East Connected (subscription)

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 06:18 PM PDT


North East Connected (subscription)

Honouring the Borough's Unsung Heroes
North East Connected (subscription)
14-year-old Adam Bell, from Ingleby Barwick has worked tirelessly to tackle bullying and support the victims of bullying in his school and local community. In 2015 he was one of only 15 young people chosen nationally to be an Anti-Bullying ... For many ...

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Classical CDs Weekly: Elgar, Ives, Reich, Walton - The Arts Desk

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 05:12 PM PDT


The Arts Desk

Classical CDs Weekly: Elgar, Ives, Reich, Walton
The Arts Desk
Recycled hymn tunes are deployed here with enormous affection, and there's another haunting coda – in this instance the pealing of offstage church bells, beautifully realised in this performance. Plus The Unanswered Question and Central Park in the Dark.

Concert tonight featuring vocal, bell ringing choirs - NG News

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 03:12 PM PDT


Concert tonight featuring vocal, bell ringing choirs
NG News
NEW GLASGOW – A free sacred music concert featuring vocal and bell ringing choirs will take place at Seventh-day Adventist Church today (Saturday). The choirs, from Sandy Lake Academy, will perform at 11 a.m. at the church on Ellis Street. Thirty-five ...

Trump's (Joseph) McCarthy mentor - Politico

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 02:00 PM PDT


Trump's (Joseph) McCarthy mentor
Politico
'Something Cohn had, Donald liked,' Susan Bell, Cohn's longtime secretary, said this week when I asked her about the relationship between her old boss and Trump. By the 1970s, when Trump was looking to establish ... He brokered the gargantuan tax ...

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Historic Clock Tower in St Albans welcomes visitors during anniversary year - Herts Advertiser

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 09:09 AM PDT


Herts Advertiser

Historic Clock Tower in St Albans welcomes visitors during anniversary year
Herts Advertiser
St Albans is unique in the country in being the only town that has managed to hold on to its medieval town belfry. Built in 1405 by the townspeople to assert their freedom in the face of the Abbey, the Clock Tower contained a clock from the beginning ...

Cleveland Art listings for April 8-14: "Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt" exhibit at Cleveland Museum of Art & More - cleveland.com

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 09:05 AM PDT


cleveland.com

Cleveland Art listings for April 8-14: "Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt" exhibit at Cleveland Museum of Art & More
cleveland.com
Lunchtime Carillon Concert: Covenant and Univeristy Circle Carillonneur George Leggiero and guests performed on the 15,000 pounds McGaffin Carillon of 47 bronze bells. Fridays at 12:15 p.m. through June 10. Free. Bring your own lawn chair and lunch for ...

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OUR NEIGHBOURS: Who's been making the news round your way this week? - Islington Tribune newspaper website

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 04:00 AM PDT


Islington Tribune newspaper website

OUR NEIGHBOURS: Who's been making the news round your way this week?
Islington Tribune newspaper website
THE bells of St James' Church, Prebend Street, have temporarily stopped ringing as mobile phone masts have been installed within the church steeple. The masts will be hidden from view inside a newly created space above the bells, within the tower.

Bells to ring in honor of Union veterans - Finger Lakes Times

Posted: 08 Apr 2016 03:38 AM PDT


Bells to ring in honor of Union veterans
Finger Lakes Times
Churches throughout Waterloo will ring their bells 15 times to represent the 150 years since the founding of GAR. Eileen Glanzel of Waterloo of Mary Gahan Tent No. 109 said it was on April 6, 1866 that the GAR was formed by Benjamin F. Stephenson, with ...

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MDJ Time Capsule: The Week of April 7 - Marietta Daily Journal | Neighbor Newspapers

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 10:13 PM PDT


Marietta Daily Journal | Neighbor Newspapers

MDJ Time Capsule: The Week of April 7
Marietta Daily Journal | Neighbor Newspapers
Also in that day's paper it was reported that Cobb County was trying to decide what to do with the big bell “that resided for almost a century in the old courthouse clock tower” which had been razed in 1964. The “ancient and decaying ... The Smyrna ...

Opinion: Committing to vibrancy in our communities - Cincinnati.com

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 05:38 PM PDT


Cincinnati.com

Opinion: Committing to vibrancy in our communities
Cincinnati.com
Victorian houses line the streets in their preserved architectural beauty, front yards bloom with tulips and host Little Libraries, volunteers tend community gardens, public art adorns building walls, and church bells ring from century-old towers. And ...

North County Jail Bids Come in $11 Million High - Santa Barbara Independent

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 05:15 PM PDT


Santa Barbara Independent

North County Jail Bids Come in $11 Million High
Santa Barbara Independent
Nor does it appear that the price can be significantly reduced by eliminating a few of the project's bells and whistles, such as the mission-style bell tower favored by the Sheriff because of the redemptive possibilities it invokes. The last ...

New curator at Sandwich Guildhall Museum plans to bring it up to date - Kent Online

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 04:38 PM PDT


New curator at Sandwich Guildhall Museum plans to bring it up to date
Kent Online
This records many provisions for the care and control of medieval Sandwich, including the curfew, a tradition still marked every night with the ringing of a bell at St Peter's Church. Linda Elliott is the new Honorary Curator at Sandwich Guildhall ...

ASU's unique instrument lets tradition ring - ASU News Now

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 03:22 PM PDT


ASU's unique instrument lets tradition ring
ASU News Now
Have you ever wondered where the bell chimes on Arizona State University's Tempe campus come from? They are not ringing from some mysterious tower, but instead can be traced to the university's carillon in Old Main, played over electronic speakers. A ...

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Naperville releases carillon concert lineup - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 03:09 PM PDT


Chicago Tribune

Naperville releases carillon concert lineup
Chicago Tribune
Naperville's Millennium Carillon concerts return this month, with lunchtime Saturday recitals giving way to Sunday afternoon concerts and the summer Tuesday evening series. Housed in the 16-story Moser Tower at the base of Rotary Hill, the city's 72 ...

Christian Dior Diorissimo (1956 / 2009) ≈ Strange Reformulation, or The Spirit of Jasmine Takes Over That of Muguet ... - Mimi Froufrou

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 02:58 PM PDT


Mimi Froufrou

Christian Dior Diorissimo (1956 / 2009) ≈ Strange Reformulation, or The Spirit of Jasmine Takes Over That of Muguet ...
Mimi Froufrou
In the annals of perfume history it stands as a famous lily-of-the-valley "soliflore" - it really goes beyond that terminological oversimplification - created by perfumer Edmond Roudnitska, in part to pay homage to Christian Dior's fetish bloom. ... It ...

San Xavier priest prays for graffiti attacker - Arizona Daily Star

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 12:47 PM PDT


Arizona Daily Star

San Xavier priest prays for graffiti attacker
Arizona Daily Star
While the interior of the church was unaffected, vandals damaged the mission's white, lime-mortar walls; the courtyard walls; a sidewalk; and a nearby tribal cemetery. ... The mission is still an active parish and draws roughly 200,000 visitors each year.
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San Xavier Mission target of graffiti attack - Arizona Daily Star

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 11:39 AM PDT


Arizona Daily Star

San Xavier Mission target of graffiti attack
Arizona Daily Star
"The church has withstood earthquakes and lightning strikes," he said. "We'll get over this." Mission San Xavier del Bac was built between 1783 and 1797. The mission is a National Historic Landmark and is known for its Spanish Colonial architecture in ...

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The Virginia Arts Festival rings in 20th anniversary – literally - Virginian-Pilot

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:58 AM PDT


Virginian-Pilot

The Virginia Arts Festival rings in 20th anniversary – literally
Virginian-Pilot
To mark its 20th anniversary, VAF will unveil a 23-bell mobile carillon, something of a mobile ambassador that will be playable by everyone. It's roughly the size of a semi truck with a car carrier, serving as both mammoth musical instrument and ...

Bells will be ringing - Queens Chronicle

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:53 AM PDT


Queens Chronicle

Bells will be ringing
Queens Chronicle
Trinity Lutheran Church in Astoria will be celebrating its 125th anniversary in on April 16, starting at 8 p.m. The church will start its jubilee with a performance by the Trinity Bell Ringers, directed by Richard Walker. Bells will be ringing 2 ...

Bells will ring out for the Queen's birthday - Sleaford Today

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:22 AM PDT


Sleaford Today

Bells will ring out for the Queen's birthday
Sleaford Today
Bell tower captain Sylvia Taylor and her team plan to mark the occasion with a 'Quarter Peal' as a tribute to Her Majesty's dedication to duty on the date of the Queen's birthday. She says the bells will again ring continually for approximately one ...

Bhupesh Bhandari: When overseas buys go bad - Business Standard

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:20 AM PDT


Bhupesh Bhandari: When overseas buys go bad
Business Standard
On a balmy afternoon, Jo Haazen, the foremost exponent of the carillon (a musical instrument composed of at least 23 cup-shaped bells and played from a baton keyboard using fists and feet) in the world, played the Indian national anthem at the main ...

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Matt Vear on tour: Moscow and St Petersburg - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:06 AM PDT


Matt Vear on tour: Moscow and St Petersburg
Blackmore Vale Magazine
Following a change of the guard outside the Kremlin, we entered Lenin's Mausoleum, the resting place of the embalmed first leader of Communist Russia, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. With all the controversy ... The fort sits on the edge of the Neva, the river ...

February 1896 – The gun bike - The Engineer

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 07:26 AM PDT


The Engineer

February 1896 – The gun bike
The Engineer
Sometimes pedestrians just get in the way of cyclists, and no amount of bell ringing, horn honking, or friendly shouting will induce them to move. In 1896 The Engineer presented a somewaht extreme solution to this problem that thankfully never saw the ...

Centenary of day four young soldiers were cut down in bayonet charge - Lytham Today

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 04:09 AM PDT

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