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St George's Day 2016: How you can celebrate in Norfolk - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 09:25 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

St George's Day 2016: How you can celebrate in Norfolk
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Saturday 23 April is St George's Day, an annual celebration of English heritage and patriotism. Here are ... Concert of bells and music for St George's Day, St Andrew's Church, Great Ryburgh, 3pm. St Andrew's church in Great Ryburgh will be holding a ...

SEOUL: WHAT THE UNNERVING DARK CAR-WINDOW SYNDROME REVEALS - Asia Media International

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 08:47 AM PDT


SEOUL: WHAT THE UNNERVING DARK CAR-WINDOW SYNDROME REVEALS
Asia Media International
Donne ends by writing that when you hear a church bell ring, “…send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.” The dark ... The voting public seems also to have sensed that there are discouraging trends and have put some of their hope in ...

PICTURES: Beacons lit in High Peak to mark Queen's 90th birthday - Buxton Advertiser

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 07:40 AM PDT


Buxton Advertiser

PICTURES: Beacons lit in High Peak to mark Queen's 90th birthday
Buxton Advertiser
Other events have been taking place across the borough in celebration of the Queen's birthday. Bell ringers at Taxal, in Whaley Bridge, rang the bells at St James in honour of Her Majesty. They completed their session with 90 strikes of all bells ...

Video gives a glimpse inside the Queen's Tower as bells peal for Queen's 90th - Imperial College London

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 07:09 AM PDT


Imperial College London

Video gives a glimpse inside the Queen's Tower as bells peal for Queen's 90th
Imperial College London
A 360 degree video shows the strength, agility and timing of a team of 10 bell ringers as Imperial marks the Queen's birthday. The 287 feet tall Queen's Tower is at the heart of Imperial's South Kensington campus and its bells are rung on nine ...

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Leighton Buzzard's carrying a torch for The Queen - Leighton Buzzard Today

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 06:01 AM PDT


Leighton Buzzard Today

Leighton Buzzard's carrying a torch for The Queen
Leighton Buzzard Today
The main beacon was then lit by the Town Mayor, Councillor Ray Berry at 8.10pm, followed by a firework display. After the fireworks there was a rendition of Happy Birthday and the National Anthem followed by a full Peal of Bells by All Saints Church.

'Her Majesty has fulfilled her pledge to serve' - Carrickfergus Times

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 04:39 AM PDT


Carrickfergus Times

'Her Majesty has fulfilled her pledge to serve'
Carrickfergus Times
“There is no doubt that she has fulfilled this pledge completely and today as we celebrate her 90th birthday with peals of church bells, beacons and a host of other events throughout the country, we would do well to reflect how fortunate we have been ...

Melton borough celebrates The Queen's 90th birthday - Melton Times

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 04:17 AM PDT


Melton Times

Melton borough celebrates The Queen's 90th birthday
Melton Times
... holding her grandson William Frier, and Marie Perduno EMN-160421-171613001. And in Waltham last night the bell ringers at the church rang “Queens” - a sequence said to be a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I - in celebration of The Queen's 90th birthday.

Hartlepool church's bells are set to Ring for England - Hartlepool Mail

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 03:35 AM PDT


Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool church's bells are set to Ring for England
Hartlepool Mail
The bells at the Art Gallery and Information Centre, formerly Christ Church, will ring at midday for 30 minutes tomorrow to celebrate St George's Day. They will be rung by Hartlepool bell ringers as part of a national celebration “Ring for England” in ...

Big 'O' bells rung for Queen in North Lopham - Diss Express

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 02:30 AM PDT


Diss Express

Big 'O' bells rung for Queen in North Lopham
Diss Express
As well as the Queen's birthday, it was also 90 years since the dedication and first peal after the rehanging of the bells in St Nicholas' Tower. Since then peals have been rung whenever possible to mark Big “0” anniversaries, and until the Queen's ...

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Anniversary plaque marks site of Shakespeare's London home - Malay Mail Online

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 02:15 AM PDT


Malay Mail Online

Anniversary plaque marks site of Shakespeare's London home
Malay Mail Online
Actress Fiona Shaw read out Shakespeare's “Sonnet 55”, while hand bell ringers and a children's choir gave performances. “William Shakespeare had lodgings near here in 1604, at the house of Christopher and Mary Mountjoy”, the blue plaque reads. The ...

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Topless dancers, champagne, and David Bowie: Inside the crash of... - Business Insider UK

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 01:59 AM PDT


Business Insider UK

Topless dancers, champagne, and David Bowie: Inside the crash of...
Business Insider UK
The CEO and architect of Powa Technologies usually stayed above, on the 35th floor of Heron Tower in London, where the company's salespeople and executives sat. But here he was, making an unusual visit to the engineering and product guys on the floor ...

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Providing Angels a heaven-sent gift to people in need - Timesonline.com

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 01:16 AM PDT


Timesonline.com

Providing Angels a heaven-sent gift to people in need
Timesonline.com
Also on the receiving end have been Crossroads, a homeless men's shelter in Beaver Falls; Tower of Hope, a nonprofit, faith-based organization in New Brighton that provides free clothing, supplies and help to pregnant women, girls and their babies; the ...

Bicentenary of Charlotte Bronte's birth proves a global affair - Keighley News

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 12:50 AM PDT


Keighley News

Bicentenary of Charlotte Bronte's birth proves a global affair
Keighley News
Bronte expert and former TV presenter Christa Ackroyd attended the ceremony where a small bright coloured wreath was laid at the Old Bell Chapel by the the Reverend Gloria Hardisty and another was carried to Haworth by a team of cyclists. "We must ...

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Dark Souls 3: How to Get the Catarina Armor Set - Find Patches, Siegward - USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 12:04 AM PDT


USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Dark Souls 3: How to Get the Catarina Armor Set - Find Patches, Siegward
USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)
Upon entering the large doors at the base of the tower, you will be greeted by a confused Siegward, who arrives via the elevator. .... The Mimic drops the Dark Clutch Ring when defeated. ... Go up the stairs and get onto the blue pointed rooftop of the ...

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Woburn's church bells to ring out once more - Milton Keynes Citizen

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 10:07 PM PDT


Milton Keynes Citizen

Woburn's church bells to ring out once more
Milton Keynes Citizen
Seven of the bells have now been newly hanged and will sound as good as new, said bellringer Raymond Watkin. Bedford Estates provided further help by commissioning specialists to clean and repair the bell chamber, which has been damaged by bird ...

Westminster Palace is the Best in Show - ChicagoNow (blog)

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 04:40 PM PDT


ChicagoNow (blog)

Westminster Palace is the Best in Show
ChicagoNow (blog)
From where we were standing, we had a magnificent view of the green grass, the statue, palace of Westminster, and The Elizabeth Tower (aka the tower where Big Ben, the bell not the sleaze bag , is located). The picture we took was like a London ...

Three Decades of Widespread Panic - Weld for Birmingham (blog)

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 04:30 PM PDT


Three Decades of Widespread Panic
Weld for Birmingham (blog)
It's a big old church and the main recording room is where the congregation would be seated. We were all in the same room and we nailed the songs as if we were playing on stage. [Producer] John ... We've all been through the Colonel Bruce Hampton ...

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History's Holy Land Shine - Malibu Times

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 02:18 PM PDT


Malibu Times

History's Holy Land Shine
Malibu Times
Somewhere past the blue dome and beyond the minaret, but within these ancient Crusader walls, there must be a church, because though I slept through the muezzin's morning call to prayers, it is the peal of bells that wakes me up. I did not journey to ...

Queen's 90th birthday marked in spectacular style - Carrickfergus Times

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 02:02 PM PDT


Carrickfergus Times

Queen's 90th birthday marked in spectacular style
Carrickfergus Times
... and entertainment along Carrickfergus promenade in the build-up with around 2,000 people - double the number originally anticipated - in attendance on a clear spring evening. Earlier in the day, the borough resounded to the peal of church bells to ...

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How Moscow's Tsar Bell found its voice — at Berkeley - UC Berkeley

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 01:52 PM PDT


UC Berkeley

How Moscow's Tsar Bell found its voice — at Berkeley
UC Berkeley
He recounts the story of how this massive Tsar Bell came to be. “In Imperial Russia, tsars got into making larger and larger bells as a form of one-upmanship. At some point, they started failing. That was around the time of Peter the Great. They ...

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Royal beacons light up Hartlepool to mark the Queen's 90th birthday - Hartlepool Mail

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 01:31 PM PDT


Hartlepool Mail

Royal beacons light up Hartlepool to mark the Queen's 90th birthday
Hartlepool Mail
PICTURE BY JOE SPENCE. Hartlepool bellringers also celebrated the milestone as bells rung out at St Oswald's Church, All Saints Stranton and St Aidan's Church. Nationally gun salutes and bells rang out as celebrations got into full swing across the nation.
Bell ringers in Dover celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday with a one quarter peelITV News
Celebrations ring out in honour of the Queen's 90th birthdayThe Press, York
Barnet will light beacon to mark Queens' 90th birthdayTimes Series
Gazette & Herald
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St. Patrick's bellringers rang special peal for Queen's 90th birthday - Ballymena Times

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 12:11 PM PDT


Ballymena Times

St. Patrick's bellringers rang special peal for Queen's 90th birthday
Ballymena Times
The bell ringing team at St. Patrick's Church in Ballymena helped ring out a special peal for the Queen's 90th birthday. The peal was sounded at 12 noon today following a special request from Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for Co Antrim, Joan Christie OBE.

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Saved by the bells: Capital Ringers tour to Lewes - Milford Beacon

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 10:10 AM PDT


Milford Beacon

Saved by the bells: Capital Ringers tour to Lewes
Milford Beacon
The Capital Ringers will bell you out with its concert “Bach to Rock!” The show will feature tunes from Johann Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, along with contemporary artists, performed on handchimes and the largest set of handbells (at 134 ...

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Bell ringers in Dover celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday with a one quarter peel - ITV News

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 10:03 AM PDT


ITV News

Bell ringers in Dover celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday with a one quarter peel
ITV News
We were there to capture the excitement as thousands of well-wishers lined Windsor's streets for the Queen's 90th birthday. Royal · Essex · Buckinghamshire · Share · Tweet · Plus · Reddit. 17 hours ago ...
Where can you celebrate Queen's 90th birthday in Dover?Dover Express
Queen's birthday: Beacon to be lit in CalverleyWest Leeds Dispatch (blog)

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Celebrations ring out in honour of the Queen's 90th birthday - The Press, York

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 10:02 AM PDT


The Press, York

Celebrations ring out in honour of the Queen's 90th birthday
The Press, York
CROWDS gathered to join in the birthday celebrations for the Queen as Army gunners fired a 21-gun salute in York. The 21-gun salute in Museum Gardens was fired by 4th Regiment Royal Artillery, which is based in Topcliffe near Thirsk, which fired three ...
Barnet will light beacon to mark Queens' 90th birthdayTimes Series

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Celebrations take place across Worcestershire for the Queen's 90th birthday - Evesham Journal

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 09:29 AM PDT


Celebrations take place across Worcestershire for the Queen's 90th birthday
Evesham Journal
A HOST of celebrations took place across Worcestershire to mark the Queen's 90th birthday today (Thursday). From knitted models of Her Majesty, to celebratory bell ringing at Worcester Cathedral - residents honoured the anniversary in style. This ...

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Celebrations take place across Worcestershire for the Queen's 90th birthday - Worcester News

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 09:28 AM PDT


Worcester News

Celebrations take place across Worcestershire for the Queen's 90th birthday
Worcester News
From knitted models of Her Majesty, to celebratory bell ringing at Worcester Cathedral - residents honoured the anniversary in style. ... Passing cars beeped their horns in acknowledgement of the display, which was taken down last night. Mr Jones, 79 ...

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VIDEO: Sleaford parish church launches Queen's birthday exhibition - Sleaford Today

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 09:19 AM PDT


Sleaford Today

VIDEO: Sleaford parish church launches Queen's birthday exhibition
Sleaford Today
The exhibition was officially opened by The Queen's representative, the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, Toby Dennis, who also cut a cake before a communal singing of Happy Birthday. During the service the church's bell team rang a Quarter Peal in ...

Topsham to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday well into the summer - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 08:39 AM PDT


Exeter Express and Echo

Topsham to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday well into the summer
Exeter Express and Echo
St Margaret's Church Bell Ringers will begin the celebration by ringing at 5.45pm - 6.15pm. This will be followed by music played by the organist for the evening Paul Morgan, Organist Emeritus Exeter Cathedral. The Concert will begin at 6.30pm. The ...

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Netflix and Ch-Ch-Chilly - Backchannel (registration)

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 08:03 AM PDT


Netflix and Ch-Ch-Chilly
Backchannel (registration)
How have decades of mass media and technology changed us? A writer returns ... Descriptions of Napoleon resemble a listless thesaurus recitation of the word remote, so I often resort to numbers to illustrate its lilliputian properties: zero stop lights ...

Elliott Tower climb provides unique tour for seniors - Oaklandpostonline

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 07:48 AM PDT


Oaklandpostonline

Elliott Tower climb provides unique tour for seniors
Oaklandpostonline
The Elliott carillon contains 49 bronze-cast bells, which are part of the last set cast by Petit and Fritsen Royal Bellfoundry in the Netherlands. The heaviest of these bells weighs 5,000 pounds and contains the wristwatch of Hugh Elliott's father. The ...

Rochdale celebrates the Queen's 90th and gears up for St George's Day - Rochdale Online

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 07:01 AM PDT


Rochdale Online

Rochdale celebrates the Queen's 90th and gears up for St George's Day
Rochdale Online
... annual flag-raising ceremony outside the town hall on Saturday 23 April. The ceremony will begin at 10am with the reading of a St George's Day poem. The Mayor of Rochdale, Councillor Surinder Biant, will then raise the St George flag outside ...

Video: EU cracks down on paper boys and bellringers - Belfast Telegraph

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 06:54 AM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

Video: EU cracks down on paper boys and bellringers
Belfast Telegraph
Paper rounds could breach children's human rights, says the EU. Many see it as just another example of meddling eurocrats. Perfumeries and bellringers also face new legislation 'coming down faster than ever' that many describe as 'overreaching'.

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Community Billboard-April 21 - Orléans Star

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 06:51 AM PDT


Community Billboard-April 21
Orléans Star
Tickets for this event that will be held at the church at 7:30 p.m., on Friday May 6, 2016, can be obtained at the parish office (2757 St-Joseph Blvd) for $30 now or $40 at the door. Assigned seating is available except in the balcony. ... Contact ...

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