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Countdown to Krakow - National Catholic Register

Posted: 13 May 2016 08:57 AM PDT


National Catholic Register

Countdown to Krakow
National Catholic Register
Every hour on the hour, a reminder of the 1241 invasion by Tartar raiders rings out: A trumpeter plays the Hejnal Mariacki, a warning tune of impending attack, from the bell tower of St. Mary's Church. The song, however, abruptly ends mid-melody, never ...

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Local Handbell Choir Boasts The Oldest Continous Choir Of Its Kind - WMUK

Posted: 13 May 2016 05:14 AM PDT


WMUK

Local Handbell Choir Boasts The Oldest Continous Choir Of Its Kind
WMUK
Tom Van Valey says they didn't have anything - no bells and no music. “All we had was us and we went to the Baptist church downtown because they had a set of bells and they agreed to let us use them and we practiced on those,” he says. Tom says it took ...

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Otley bellringers taking part in regional competition - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 13 May 2016 04:12 AM PDT


Ilkley Gazette

Otley bellringers taking part in regional competition
Ilkley Gazette
OTLEY bellringers will take part in a regional contest this weekend. The Otley All Saints team have been practising hard in preparation for the Yorkshire Association Western Branch Striking Competition. The event – the Otley group's first competitive ...

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Duxford News: James Bond at Duxford School - Cambridge News

Posted: 13 May 2016 02:11 AM PDT


Duxford News: James Bond at Duxford School
Cambridge News
... Church there is the monthly service of Evening Prayer with Laying on of Hands. Special tribute is paid is paid by the group and their congratulations go to Monica Lilley of Ickleton who recently celebrated the great achievement of 50 years of bell ...

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In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Posted: 13 May 2016 12:39 AM PDT


Clacton and Frinton Gazette

In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
In the Artist's Garden is the ninth collection of his Word from Wormingford columns, which he has been writing for the Church Times for more than 20 years. "I started the column ... They've done quite a few now and they're usually done rather well." As ...

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In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Posted: 13 May 2016 12:33 AM PDT


Maldon and Burnham Standard

In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe
Maldon and Burnham Standard
But if I were to experience, for whatever reason, some kind of Groundhog Day, I think I would choose the job of interviewing Ronald Blythe to be mine. I never tire of it, because there's always something new with Ronnie, and yet, rather wonderfully ...

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Cathedral Bells Ring Out for National Day of Prayer - Garden City News

Posted: 12 May 2016 06:21 PM PDT


Cathedral Bells Ring Out for National Day of Prayer
Garden City News
"This year, the Cathedral of the Incarnation's famous chime of thirteen bells rang out with songs of peace following the noon Mass for Ascension Day," shared Dean Michael Sniffen. The tower bells have a unique connection to American national history ...

New tower for old bell | Photos - Forbes Advocate

Posted: 12 May 2016 05:17 PM PDT


Forbes Advocate

New tower for old bell | Photos
Forbes Advocate
Family members with Reverend Jono Williams ringing the historic bell on the new bell tower. ... The congregation of the Eugowra Welsh Memorial Uniting Church was joined by parishioners of many other denominations and visitors of other parishes for the ...

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Decker leads list of Rasmuson artist awards for 2016 - Alaska Dispatch News

Posted: 12 May 2016 03:25 PM PDT


Alaska Dispatch News

Decker leads list of Rasmuson artist awards for 2016
Alaska Dispatch News
During her stint, she held “carving klatches” and workshops in soap carving open to all ages and experience levels, provided participants could “safely peel and chop a vegetable without supervision." Harrison will close out her Homer ... The Concordia ...

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Mount Carmel parishioners invited to attend Our Lady of Loreto - Catholic Free Press

Posted: 12 May 2016 11:56 AM PDT


Catholic Free Press

Mount Carmel parishioners invited to attend Our Lady of Loreto
Catholic Free Press
That part of the facade was leaning away from the front of the church and the bell tower supports were eroding, Msgr. Pedone said. The front door of the church had been closed earlier because of the potential danger that debris might fall on people ...

Historic day as new bells for Liddington cast - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 12 May 2016 07:41 AM PDT


Swindon Advertiser

Historic day as new bells for Liddington cast
Swindon Advertiser
On Wednesday, a huge step forward was taken when several dozen villagers travelled to Loughborough to watch the new bells being cast at the famous John Taylor's Bell Foundry, the largest in the world. The bells were cast in the traditional way, with ...

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Oddball psychology humor shown Riverwalk's 'Beyond Therapy' - Lansing State Journal

Posted: 12 May 2016 07:37 AM PDT


Lansing State Journal

Oddball psychology humor shown Riverwalk's 'Beyond Therapy'
Lansing State Journal
Artists from around the world perform in the tower. Inside the tower is MSU's carillon, a musical instrument that features 49 bells. The first 10 bells were installed in Beaumont in 1928 when the tower was first built. In 1996, the tower was restored ...

Community Billboard-May 12 - Orléans Star

Posted: 12 May 2016 06:26 AM PDT


Community Billboard-May 12
Orléans Star
Contact Church Warden Rick Foy 613-835-3784. Will take all electronics working or not , the ... A World of Song; Saturday May 14, 8 p.m. at Orleans United Church, 1111 Orleans Blvd., Orléans; Tickets: $20, free for children under 14; Available at: the ...

Landmark for Brid church - Bridlington Today

Posted: 12 May 2016 03:37 AM PDT


Bridlington Today

Landmark for Brid church
Bridlington Today
The building was enlarged in 1851, and a spire was added to the tower before a clock and peal of six bells were placed in the tower in 1859. The interior was transformed in the early 1960s by George Gaze Pace.The ancillary building was designed by ...

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Week Ahead What's On Listings 12-05-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 12 May 2016 12:03 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 12-05-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Ding Dong: comedy performed by The Preston Drama Club. From £7. ... Music. Jazz. Jazz Night: with the Silver Bell Band playing all your traditional Jazz favourites. ..... Euxton Parish Church Community Centre, School Lane, Euxton, Chorley. Tel: 01257 ...

Could Bridport Hat Festival be your path to online fame? - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 11 May 2016 11:54 PM PDT


Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Could Bridport Hat Festival be your path to online fame?
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Also new for this year is Saint Marys' bell ringing group holding a 'Tower Open Day' on Saturday from 10.30 to noon There are also all the usual events of live music, talks, tea dancing, dog competitions, refreshment stalls, competitions for best hat ...

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Pishing messages at the black grouse lek - The Guardian

Posted: 11 May 2016 09:30 PM PDT


The Guardian

Pishing messages at the black grouse lek
The Guardian
But willow warblers have flown in to stir the new season, each dying cadence ringing with life, as exuberant sounding as any mountain burn. Their proclamations carry far, like the peal of church bells, down from a scatter of trees on the hillside to ...

Church celebrates its long history in Ilkley with a heritage week - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 11 May 2016 09:09 PM PDT


Ilkley Gazette

Church celebrates its long history in Ilkley with a heritage week
Ilkley Gazette
Among those who have offered their stories is Alan Titchmarsh, one of Ilkley's famous sons and once a choirboy and bellringer at All Saints. His story is displayed in the church. The heritage event comes at a time when more than £1million is being ...

Virginia Consort's 'Compact Carmina' still packs musical impact - The Daily Progress

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:55 PM PDT


Virginia Consort's 'Compact Carmina' still packs musical impact
The Daily Progress
The Virginia Consort will sing the shortened and more tightly focused version of Orff's familiar work during Saturday's concert at First Presbyterian Church. And although a few elements of the medieval material have been trimmed — the movement about ...

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Viva Canonero! Part Two - BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 05:14 PM PDT


Viva Canonero! Part Two
BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
An obscurely bred, crooked legged, harlequin of a horse from Venezuela, who had been ridiculed by the press and local horsemen, had just concluded the most bizarre journey and adventure in the history of the Kentucky Derby. Like Clark Kent turning into ...

Ugborough villagers hope flower power will help bell repair fund grow - Dartmouth-Today

Posted: 11 May 2016 01:08 PM PDT


Ugborough villagers hope flower power will help bell repair fund grow
Dartmouth-Today
UGBOROUGH is gearing up for its first Flower Festival for many years, part of a £70,000 fundraising campaign to pay for vital repairs to the church bells. The three-day event is being organised by villagers to begin on Friday, May 20, when the doors of ...

Geeked Up: A Pool Of Mood-Altering Delights - MTV.com

Posted: 11 May 2016 12:37 PM PDT


MTV.com

Geeked Up: A Pool Of Mood-Altering Delights
MTV.com
Juggling three decks, controlling the club's lights with foot pedals, extending breaks endlessly, using sound effects records (inserting a jet plane's takeoff, for instance), and mixing with a coolly smooth flow that was heretofore unheard, he ...

Uncharted 4: How to Solve Every Puzzle – Solutions Guide - Gameranx (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 12:19 PM PDT


Gameranx (blog)

Uncharted 4: How to Solve Every Puzzle – Solutions Guide
Gameranx (blog)
After solving the clock tower bell puzzle, a secret passage leads into an underground chamber with yet another puzzle for Nate and Sully to solve. This puzzle involves matching pirate sigil orientation and using portraits to decipher the proper code in ...

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World Coins – New 2016 Big Ben Shaped Coin from Pobjoy Mint - CoinWeek (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 11:09 AM PDT


CoinWeek (blog)

World Coins – New 2016 Big Ben Shaped Coin from Pobjoy Mint
CoinWeek (blog)
Big Ben is actually the name of the Great Bell of the clock tower, which was renamed the Elizabeth Tower in 2012 in honour of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee, which is situated at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. However, the name is ...

Federal politics: The choice facing voters is really quite stark - The Age

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:48 AM PDT


The Age

Federal politics: The choice facing voters is really quite stark
The Age
I am not scared of cathedrals, mosques or synagogues or the people who worship in them. I am not scared of migrants or asylum seekers; unions or banks; or people who prefer same sex partners, or how they take their vows. I am not scared of paying ...

College of Music presents 20th annual Muelder Summer Carillon Series - MSUToday

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:40 AM PDT


College of Music presents 20th 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 ...

Looking for a Workout? This One Has Ringing Endorsements - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:09 AM PDT


Wall Street Journal

Looking for a Workout? This One Has Ringing Endorsements
Wall Street Journal
“Now I am warming up,” said Mr. Mills, 52 years old, who has rung at 280 church bell towers in Britain. Fellow ringer ... and take effort to move. Elva Ainsworth, 53, says she fainted while ringing peals at London's St. Martin-in-the-Fields for the ...

Church Bell-Ringers Rope in Recruits - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:01 AM PDT


Wall Street Journal

Church Bell-Ringers Rope in Recruits
Wall Street Journal
England's medieval tradition of church bell-ringing has seen a decline in membership in recent years, along with church attendance. Old-timers are trying to rope in new recruits. Photo: George Downs/The Wall Street Journal ...

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The Publicity Club of New England to Host the 48th Annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony at The House of Blues - Business Wire (press release)

Posted: 11 May 2016 07:04 AM PDT


Business Wire (press release)

The Publicity Club of New England to Host the 48th Annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony at The House of Blues
Business Wire (press release)
The Publicity Club of New England, the region's oldest not-for-profit public relations trade organization, will host the 48th Annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony ("The Bells") on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the House of Blues in Boston, Mass. from 6:30-10 ...

'Kinsella in His Hole' - London Review of Books (subscription)

Posted: 11 May 2016 05:12 AM PDT


'Kinsella in His Hole'
London Review of Books (subscription)
Then the bell went and the Catholic teachers went to the babies' classroom, where there was a sink and they could get water, and brewed up, and had shortbread. Our teacher ... The known troublemakers were collected and punched about by Father MacAfee ...

Why Nicolas Berggruen is Creating an Institute for Geniuses - TownandCountrymag.com (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 05:00 AM PDT


TownandCountrymag.com (blog)

Why Nicolas Berggruen is Creating an Institute for Geniuses
TownandCountrymag.com (blog)
Do you see?" It's an unusually cloudy day in Southern California, yet the view from Nicolas Berggruen's West Hollywood apartment is dramatic. Perched atop the 31-story Sierra Towers, the highest residential building in greater Los Angeles, the open ...

Top 10 Mahler symphony recordings - Gramophone

Posted: 11 May 2016 04:43 AM PDT


Gramophone

Top 10 Mahler symphony recordings
Gramophone
Magdalena Kožená brings her customary depth of feeling to the still maternal voice of “Urlicht” (though one or two switches of register evidence some discomfort); and notwithstanding moments where I would like the veneer stripped off the brass ...

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Bells at St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton, being taken down - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 11 May 2016 04:23 AM PDT


Somerset County Gazette

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Bells at St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton, being taken down
Somerset County Gazette
A team of four local bellringers has been working under the guidance of the company's professional bell hanger Andrew Ogden to unbolt and manoeuvre the bells from their framework at the top of the tower. The work involves taking out hundreds of bolts ...

Ten things about St Eustachius' Church, Tavistock - Tavistock Times Gazette

Posted: 11 May 2016 03:12 AM PDT


Tavistock Times Gazette

Ten things about St Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Tavistock Times Gazette
THE church has had a ring of bells since at least the 15th century. In 1423 a new wood frame. A new bell was bought in 1574/5 and the 'little bell' mended. These bells ... THE tall tower is built on four arches, one of which was said to be for the ...

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Ten things about St Eustachius' Church, Tavistock - Okehampton Times

Posted: 11 May 2016 03:06 AM PDT


Okehampton Times

Ten things about St Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Okehampton Times
ONLY one other church in England is dedicated to St Eustachius but there are dedications in Rome, Istanbul and Paris and he is patron saint of Madrid. Many churches in France are called St Eustace. Eustachius became known ... THE church has had a ring ...

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Our own medieval monument - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 11 May 2016 01:49 AM PDT

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