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Christmas comes to Swindon during spectacular event - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 11:06 AM PST


This Is Wiltshire

Christmas comes to Swindon during spectacular event
This Is Wiltshire
Among those lending their musical talents to the day were Oak Tree Primary School choir, Holy Family school choir, Red Roosters, Shani Cherry, the United Christian Choir, Hotsteppers, the Nepalese Church choir and Wroughton Bell Ringers.

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Beefs and Bouquets, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015 - Comox Valley Echo

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 10:31 AM PST


Beefs and Bouquets, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015
Comox Valley Echo
This person is speaking only for themselves, and is the one and only person voicing a complaint. My husband and I live very close to the Old Church Theatre. Much closer than Old Orchard or downtown Courtenay. The bells don't bother us. We enjoy them.

Belangrijk Russisch bezoek in Museum Klok & Peel - SIRIS.nl

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 10:25 AM PST


SIRIS.nl

Belangrijk Russisch bezoek in Museum Klok & Peel
SIRIS.nl
Ook wil ze graag kandidate zijn om artikelen te schrijven voor het in voorbereiding zijnde Journal of Campanology onder eindredactie van bestuurder Luc Rombouts van Museum Klok & Peel. In Nederland loopt de procedure om, in navolging van België de ...

Bell ringers aim to raise village spirits with carol concert - Isle of Man Today

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 10:19 AM PST


Isle of Man Today

Bell ringers aim to raise village spirits with carol concert
Isle of Man Today
Bell ringers aim to raise village spirits with carol concert. Event in Laxey is being reorganised after devastating flooding in the village on Thursday. 18:15 Friday 11 December 2015. 0. Have your say. Laxey Handbell Ringers aren't allowing the village ...

Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 09:45 AM PST


Wicked Local

Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local
BOURNE – The Saints & Singers Chorus is celebrating 37 years of singing together by performing a series of Christmas concerts at churches throughout the Southern New England area. The ecumenical chorus is dedicated to .... The chorus will present a ...

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Daily Meditation: How To Forgive - Huffington Post

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 09:15 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: How To Forgive
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's post features a video on forgiveness from "The ...

Garden State Philharmonic joins AC Ballet - Asbury Park Press

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 08:46 AM PST


Asbury Park Press

Garden State Philharmonic joins AC Ballet
Asbury Park Press
The New Jersey Chamber Singers, led by director Reid Masters, join the Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble in a holiday program “Ding Dong Merrily on High” that is currently touring at venues in Central Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. The group has ... The ...

Church Calendar 12-11 - The Star Democrat

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 07:40 AM PST


Church Calendar 12-11
The Star Democrat
Advent lessons and carol service featuring the Cathedral Choir and Trinity Bell Ringers. 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Easton. A service of lessons and ... Sunday, Dec. 13. First Baptist Church of Hurlock, Christmas musical. 11 a.m ...

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Holiday services, music, more: Asheville faith news - Asheville Citizen-Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 07:03 AM PST


Asheville Citizen-Times

Holiday services, music, more: Asheville faith news
Asheville Citizen-Times
Participating churches, in addition to First Baptist, include the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, First Congregational UCC, First Presbyterian Asheville, St. Eugene Catholic, St. Mary's Episcopal and Saints Joseph and Andrew Eastern ...

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Christmas Fayre returns to Bembridge Library - On The Wight

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 06:50 AM PST


Christmas Fayre returns to Bembridge Library
On The Wight
There something for everyone at the Bembridge Community Library's annual Christmas Fayre to be held tomorrow (Saturday) at the library in Church Road Bembridge. The event includes music from the Recorder Consort, Bembridge Bell Ringers and ...

Congregational Church sanctuary marks 225 years - Wilton Bulletin

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 06:03 AM PST


Wilton Bulletin

Congregational Church sanctuary marks 225 years
Wilton Bulletin
... in the parish of Wilton. “The first building was built in 1726 on Wolfpit Road near the railroad tracks and Norwalk River,” said Bill Follett, head of the Wilton Congregational Church Buildings and Grounds Committee, whose family joined the church ...

This American town elected a Muslim-majority city council (and everything is ... - Quartz

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 05:07 AM PST


This American town elected a Muslim-majority city council (and everything is ...
Quartz
He joins re-elected incumbents Anam Miah and Abu Miah, and fellow incumbent Mohammed Hassan, all of Bangladeshi heritage. The remaining council members are Titus Walters, an African-American, .... A unanimous city council vote gave permission to an ...

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Trinity Cathedral plans December events - The Star Democrat

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 03:03 AM PST


The Star Democrat

Trinity Cathedral plans December events
The Star Democrat
13, an Advent Lessons and Carol Service featuring the Cathedral Choir and the Trinity Bell Ringers will perform, under the direction of music director Amy Morgan, at 6 p.m.. There will be two Christmas Eve services. A 4 p.m. service will be family ...

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Step back in time for Christmas - St Helens Today

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 02:58 AM PST


St Helens Today

Step back in time for Christmas
St Helens Today
Complete with bell ringers courtesy of Maghull Parish Hand Bell Ringers, and town crier, Barry McQueen, there was certainly a Victorian Christmas feel about the place. Calling all Frozen fans, don't miss the Makers Market on Saturday, December 12 for ...

In search of the real Dick Whittington - New Statesman

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 02:05 AM PST


New Statesman

In search of the real Dick Whittington
New Statesman
The sound of bells startles Dick. Well it might: it comes from the church of St Mary-le-Bow, five miles to the south. Dick listens to the message of the bells and turns back. From that moment on, things begin to change for the downtrodden country boy ...

Holiday Pops concert offers range of popular tunes - The Eagle

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 10:15 PM PST


Holiday Pops concert offers range of popular tunes
The Eagle
This year, the Symphony's brass musicians will be joined by organist James Faith, the Christ United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir and the Canticle Bells, both under the direction of minister of music and worship Don McAvoy, and the College Station ...

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Crying 'bully' won't save politicians from voter anger - Morning Star Online

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 04:09 PM PST


Crying 'bully' won't save politicians from voter anger
Morning Star Online
If MPs are trying to ban constituents from using words they use freely, that's an alarm bell ringing right there. We can hear a second alarm bell when it comes to death threats. To reiterate: death threats are awful. They can be a ... It was led by a ...

Clapton in Gordano, Som

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Exact tenor weight provided

Local teachers present ideas at national conference - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 01:14 PM PST


La Crosse Tribune

Local teachers present ideas at national conference
La Crosse Tribune
Describing the decision to create the “Authentic Bell Ringers for the World Language Classroom” presentation as a whim, Wopat said the techniques he and Olivares developed include a variety of one- to five-minute instructional segments to engage ...

Tacoma's Rainier Ringers handbell choir rings in something new this Christmas - The News Tribune

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 01:11 PM PST


The News Tribune

Tacoma's Rainier Ringers handbell choir rings in something new this Christmas
The News Tribune
In a back room at Lakewood's Little Church on the Prairie, there's something unusual going on. Fourteen handbell ringers stare ... In some of the music the Rainier Ringers will be playing in their upcoming Christmas concerts in Lacey and Tacoma ...

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Solos and duets for the holidays - Herald and News

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 12:56 PM PST


Solos and duets for the holidays
Herald and News
“Christmas In the Air,” a special concert of holiday music will be performed by Suzanne Jensen Stewart and Matthew Hoffman, at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Eighth and High streets. The concert is free and open to the public ...

Annual Festival of Lights illuminates Sedona - Sedona Red Rock News

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 10:35 AM PST


Sedona Red Rock News

Annual Festival of Lights illuminates Sedona
Sedona Red Rock News
Residents and visitors travel from far and wide on a yearly pilgrimage to make sure to personally light a luminaria as the bell tower strikes 5 p.m. This year the festival will take place on Saturday, Dec. 12. Non-stop festivities that guarantee ...
Tlaquepaque in Sedona Arizona Presents Festival of Lights 2015GatewayToSedona.com

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Holiday festivals to feature seasonal fun - Bowling Green Daily News

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 09:30 AM PST


Bowling Green Daily News

Holiday festivals to feature seasonal fun
Bowling Green Daily News
The event will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at Butler County Middle School, with a special performance at 7:30 p.m. featuring the high school band, the fifth-grade band and the First Baptist Church bell ringers. An all-you-can-eat dessert sampler will be ...

The Westminster Bell Ringer - The Westminster Window

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 08:29 AM PST


The Westminster Bell Ringer
The Westminster Window
Now, they have a 24-bell carillon. With 24 bells, Gift said it's easier to play more popular songs — "White Christmas" is the most commonly requested, and with fewer bells it is not possible to play it. The city of Denver also has bells that Gift has ...

Bell ringer has a hilarious viral surprise for her whole campus - Mirror.co.uk

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 08:16 AM PST


Mirror.co.uk

Bell ringer has a hilarious viral surprise for her whole campus
Mirror.co.uk
... Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up when she's ringing the bells for her college. The campanologist, who plays in the Altgeld Bell Tower at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, even shared a shot of the sheet music for the 1987 British ...

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Tacoma's Rainier Ringers handbell choir rings in something new this Christmas - The Olympian

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 06:23 AM PST


The Olympian

Tacoma's Rainier Ringers handbell choir rings in something new this Christmas
The Olympian
In a back room at Lakewood's Little Church on the Prairie, there's something unusual going on. Fourteen handbell ringers stare earnestly at their music, with chimes pealing out chords on top, a bass riff on the big low bells and a cheerful chord ...

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TO DO: Check out an art exhibit - Wicked Local

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 04:39 AM PST


Wicked Local

TO DO: Check out an art exhibit
Wicked Local
'Tis the Season for Singing and Ringing, a concert by the Island Grove Chorus with bell ringers, will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Braintree at 2 p.m. Dec. 13. For more information, visit islandgrovechorus.org. Quincy Choral Society will ...

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I Heard the Bells - Mountain News

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 01:33 AM PST


Mountain News

I Heard the Bells
Mountain News
This group of 11 bell ringers, under the direction of Billie Weiss, will use five octaves of English handbells (61 bells) and three octaves of hand chimes (37 chimes) to make the music they perform. They will be joined by Peter McHugh on percussion.

What's on in north Northumberland - December 10 - December 17 - Northumberland Gazette

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 01:03 AM PST


Northumberland Gazette

What's on in north Northumberland - December 10 - December 17
Northumberland Gazette
We're proud to present a very special scratch carol concert to get you fully into the festive mood, featuring all your Christmas favourites including Jingle Bells, When Santa Got Stuck up the Chimney, In the Bleak Midwinter, I Saw Three Ships and many ...

Concord religious happenings - Wicked Local

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 11:44 PM PST


Concord religious happenings
Wicked Local
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm St., will hold a healing prayer service led by the Rev. Judy Krumme on the second Sunday of each month in the chapel. .... West Concord Union Church for Christmas. Advent Vespers Service w/Senior & Bell Choirs: 7:30 p.m ...

Jersey Jubilation Handbell Choir performing in Franklin Lakes - NorthJersey.com

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 10:01 PM PST


NorthJersey.com

Jersey Jubilation Handbell Choir performing in Franklin Lakes
NorthJersey.com
"It was much more practical and less intrusive to learn the patterns of ringing bells on the ground than up in the bell towers," said Braden. English handbells made their way "across the pond," gaining popularity in 1840 when P.T. Barnum incorporated ...

Music At Noon - Kevin Graf, Organist - New Jersey Hills

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 09:16 PM PST


Music At Noon - Kevin Graf, Organist
New Jersey Hills
He has been a member of the Symphonic Bells of Bloomington, and has toured throughout Germany, Italy and the Czech Republic with the Calvin and Chapel Handbell Ringers of Tower Hill. In addition to playing the organ, he also works for the Nielsen ...

Symphony, singers and bell ringers team up for holiday cheer - Longview Daily News

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 07:03 PM PST


Symphony, singers and bell ringers team up for holiday cheer
Longview Daily News
... River Handbells and a 46-voice choir will team up for the concerts at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Longview Community Church. Donation for charity will be requested. The symphony and singers will perform four sections of Handel's ...

Healaugh, N Yorks

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility rmvd (none within curtilage)

King's Cliffe, Northants

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of practice sharing with Nassington removed

Nassington, Northants

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Now practise every Monday (was 1,3,5)

G.C. Children's Choir holds winter concert - NJ.com

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 01:37 PM PST


NJ.com

G.C. Children's Choir holds winter concert
NJ.com
20 at 4 p.m. in the Pitman Methodist Church, 758 Broadway IN Pitman. The concert will feature selections that reflect the sounds of the season along with a performance by the Jubilee Ringers, a hand bell choir. Admission is free. Refreshments are ...

Most popular business stories of 2015 - Quad City Times

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 12:05 PM PST


Quad City Times

Most popular business stories of 2015
Quad City Times
On this recent day, as four retirement-age men sat at tables in the store's dining area, drinking coffee, reading a newspaper and talking among themselves, Jan kept an ear out for the bell that rings if someone is at the drive-up. At one point she ...

13 festive holiday events in and around Sacramento - Sactown Magazine (blog)

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 10:25 AM PST


Sactown Magazine (blog)

13 festive holiday events in and around Sacramento
Sactown Magazine (blog)
23 Sutter Street Theatre is mounting its 10th annual Christmas show, in which they bring historical local figures to life—like former Folsom Telegraph editor Peter J. Hopper, bandit Tom Bell and madam Emma Spencer—and reenact how the townsfolk ...

Don't You (,) Mean People bring Christmas to the Foundry on Dec. 4th | - The Argus.ca

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 09:34 AM PST


The Argus.ca

Don't You (,) Mean People bring Christmas to the Foundry on Dec. 4th |
The Argus.ca
A band with no vocalist, you say? No, they aren't looking; DY(,)MP is an instrumental ensemble that describes themselves as falling somewhere near the 'Math Rock' genre. Taylor Price of DY(,) MP sat down recently with the Argus to explain this concept ...

First State Bell Ringers at Christmas in Odessa - Middletown Transcript

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