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Elgood's events raise £1241 to help Norfolk Hospice Tapping House - Wisbech Standard

Posted: 19 Dec 2015 06:32 AM PST


Wisbech Standard

Elgood's events raise £1241 to help Norfolk Hospice Tapping House
Wisbech Standard
... and September in the Brewery Gardens raised £340 for Tapping House, while a Father's Day raffle at a Wisbech Jazz Club event raised £293. Further donations were given by Skylark Studios from Tydd, visiting bell ringers, garden visitors and brewery ...

Christmas services set in region - The Keene Sentinel

Posted: 19 Dec 2015 05:06 AM PST


Christmas services set in region
The Keene Sentinel
The 11 o'clock candlelight service will feature the vocal and hand bell choirs. The church is at 679 Old Homestead Highway and is ... The Fitzwilliam Community Church will hold its Christmas Eve candlelight service Thursday at 7:30 p.m. There will be ...

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Aldbourne to miss stalwart - 4barsrest.com

Posted: 19 Dec 2015 04:27 AM PST


Aldbourne to miss stalwart
4barsrest.com
The Christmas morning tradition started in the 1950s, when the band would go round the village playing carols from 4 o'clock in the morning so that the bell ringers, most of who belonged to the band, could start ringing the church bells at six. This ...

'I ran away from home to become an artist' - Times of India

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 10:46 PM PST


'I ran away from home to become an artist'
Times of India
At a distance is a bronze bull sculpture and a brass Bell House. Information filters in that Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan might drop by at the exhibition. As the sublime peal of one of the 8,500 bells rings in the background, Maity shares his ...

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Christmas spirit is alive and well behind the scenes, too - Quincy Herald Whig

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 09:08 PM PST


Quincy Herald Whig

Christmas spirit is alive and well behind the scenes, too
Quincy Herald Whig
Betty Yates of Vermont Street Methodist Church in Quincy, left, and kindergartner Kenzayah Norwood create a decorative snowman candy jar Thursday at Washington School in Quincy during a SantaÕs Workshop event. ... "Through the Christmas campaign and ...

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PHOTOS: Sudbury Bell Ringers concert - MetroWest Daily News

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 07:30 PM PST


MetroWest Daily News

PHOTOS: Sudbury Bell Ringers concert
MetroWest Daily News
Members of the Sudbury Bell Ringers offered their free annual concert at Sudbury's Memorial Congregational Church Friday evening. Posted Dec. 18, 2015. « The Sudbury Bell Ringers perform their annual holiday concert at the Memorial Congregational ...

HOPEWELL BAPTIST CHURCH - Benton County Enterprise

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 05:05 PM PST


HOPEWELL BAPTIST CHURCH
Benton County Enterprise
It was a rainy Sunday but it was inviting inside the Lord's House. Billy Quessenberry led our song services, Richard Manley led the Sunday School opening and Barbara Ott was at the piano. Additions to our prayer needs include Gage Smart, Barbara Battle ...

Italian Lessons. Fortnightly fiction By IAN SEED. - The Fortnightly Review

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 02:12 PM PST


Italian Lessons. Fortnightly fiction By IAN SEED.
The Fortnightly Review
I hear the church bells chiming midnight. A slow breeze has started, bringing a dank smell from the river. Goose pimples come up on my arms. When we reach the top, we stop and light a cigarette. We smoke in silence, looking down at the river which ...

'Ringing with joy' in New Haven - Point Pleasant Register

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 01:13 PM PST


Point Pleasant Register

'Ringing with joy' in New Haven
Point Pleasant Register
Bell ringers on “Carol of the Bells” were Amber Wolfe, Abby Pauley, Hailey Hickel, Riley Hankinson, Jessica Dangerfield, Emma Fisher, Bailee Bumgarner, Adrionna Bennett, Wesley Woolard, Alana Edwards and Mikie Lieving. They were accompanied on the ...

Daily Meditation: Noel - Huffington Post

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 10:11 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Noel
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 meditation features a performance of "The First ...

Bell weather: Winter music festival rings up Dumbo - Brooklyn Paper

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 08:40 AM PST


Brooklyn Paper

Bell weather: Winter music festival rings up Dumbo
Brooklyn Paper
Then, as the crowd moves from the Dumbo Archway to Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, five conductors at the front of the parade will wave colored flags to signal the bell-ringers to give a chime — when the conductor waves a red flag, for ...

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Church Listing - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 06:51 AM PST


Market Rasen Mail

Church Listing
Market Rasen Mail
8am BCP Communion at Market Rasen; 10am Communion with Children's Church and Young People's Group, plus Service of Healing, at Market Rasen; 4pm Carols for All at Market Rasen; 6.30pm Service at The Poplars. December 21: 8.30am Morning ...

Donald Trump's 'good looks', and other quotes of 2015 - Scotsman

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 06:05 AM PST


Scotsman

Donald Trump's 'good looks', and other quotes of 2015
Scotsman
“I'm one of the middle-aged (OK, a bit older) females who are not embarrassed to say I believe in God - which is just about the most embarrassing thing you can own up to these days, even more than admitting you fancy someone under 30.” Broadcaster ...

Listen Up: Of partridges and pear trees - Santa Fe New Mexican

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 04:11 AM PST


Santa Fe New Mexican

Listen Up: Of partridges and pear trees
Santa Fe New Mexican
Even as we lament the fracturing of common culture in these our modern times, Christmas carols ring out as a great national unifier. Neither the society matron nor the desperate street dweller is likely to get through this or any other Christmas season ...

The 10 best vicars - The Guardian

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 04:00 AM PST


The Guardian

The 10 best vicars
The Guardian
... bet on horses, committed insurance fraud, got “mortal” on park benches (like a less shouty Father Jack Hackett), dabbled in drug trafficking (using “missionary work” as his cover), organised “Fuck the pope” jumble sales and slept with both the ...

Gillingham school to mark 500 year anniversary with bell ringing - Western Gazette

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 03:16 AM PST


Western Gazette

Gillingham school to mark 500 year anniversary with bell ringing
Western Gazette
CHURCH bells in Gillingham will ring to mark the 500th anniversary of the town's secondary school on Monday, January 4. Pupils, staff, parents, former students and invited guests of Gillingham School will join bell-ringers at St. Mary the Virgin to ...

Christmas funding boost for W Norfolk churches - Network Norwich

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 03:16 AM PST


Network Norwich

Christmas funding boost for W Norfolk churches
Network Norwich
The tower contains a peal of six bells, which are still rung today by the Litcham Bellringers. The church has an unusual red and green painted rood screen which was completed in 1536 and shows twenty-two painted images of saints. The tracery of the ...

Dad vs. Dad: Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell Feud in Daddy's Home - Parade

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 02:12 AM PST


Parade

Dad vs. Dad: Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell Feud in Daddy's Home
Parade
She was already Christian, but she converted to Catholicism so we could marry in the church. That's where I proposed, in the church. When you take those [marriage] vows, you take them very seriously. For me, [keeping them] starts with my doing the ...

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Church bell ringing again after 18 months - Malton and Pickering Mercury

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 12:10 AM PST


Malton and Pickering Mercury

Church bell ringing again after 18 months
Malton and Pickering Mercury
The village of Great Habton is celebrating the restoration of its church bell which has been repaired in time for Christmas. As with all old buildings one problem led to another. Churchwarden Camilla Tetley said: “It all started with the cross on the ...

Ding dong measurement on excessive - Observer

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 09:17 PM PST


Ding dong measurement on excessive
Observer
In English fashion change ringing, a bell is generally manufactured as a part of a set, or peal, containing as much as 16 bells, tuned to a diatonic main scale, making the relative pitch of the bell to the peal extra noticeable. When a bell is struck ...

Holiday concert features blend of musical genres - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 04:48 PM PST


Holiday concert features blend of musical genres
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
The La Verne Church of the Brethren will present “A Kirchner Christmas,” a holiday program that will featuring arrangements of carols and spirituals by composer Shawn Kirchner and Niké St. Clair will conduct the choir. JAMES ... Christmas carols ...

Holiday concert and sing-along set for Arroyo Grande - The Tribune

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 04:03 PM PST


The Tribune

Holiday concert and sing-along set for Arroyo Grande
The Tribune
... the Celebration Chorus; dancers from the Coastal Dance and Music Academy, the Studio of Performing Arts, Ballet Theater San Luis Obispo and the Apostle Greek Orthodox Church; the Grande Bell Ringers from the Arroyo Grande United Methodist Church ...

Glasbury on Wye, Powys

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Tower repairs completed

'Tis the season to ring the bells - Daily Journal Online

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 02:07 PM PST


Daily Journal Online

'Tis the season to ring the bells
Daily Journal Online
Bell ringers at Farmington Walmart add a little "jazz" while ringing the bells for the United Way of St. Francois County. Volunteers are still needed for the bell ringing campaign. Contact the United Way office at 760-8929 or email director ...

Advent Hymn Sing returns for 22nd year - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 01:07 PM PST


La Crosse Tribune

Advent Hymn Sing returns for 22nd year
La Crosse Tribune
“Christmas music is the happiest music of the year,” said Dean Whiteway, who will perform organ solos by Johann Pachelbel and Johann Sebastian Bach. “It's like having control ... That's the thrill behind it, he said, but there's a lot of joy to go ...

February 1896 – The gun bike - The Engineer

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 10:50 AM PST


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 ...

Pupils get close-up of old church bells - Hereford Times

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 07:18 AM PST


Hereford Times

Pupils get close-up of old church bells
Hereford Times
VILLAGERS in Marden were treated to a rare sight when the six ancient church bells from the 14th century tower of St Mary's were removed in preparation for a major restoration. The lorry carrying the bells paused at Marden Primary Academy so that local ...

Christmas party gets leadership consultants dreaming of a better life - PersonnelToday.com

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 06:50 AM PST


Christmas party gets leadership consultants dreaming of a better life
PersonnelToday.com
What to do for the office Christmas party is always an annual dilemma, with many companies divided between having a boozy lunch down at the pub or a more formal evening bash. This year, one senior leadership consultancy, Hampshire based Aziz ...

Marshall to ring bells in memory of late president Kopp - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 06:11 AM PST


Marshall to ring bells in memory of late president Kopp
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
The ringing from the bell tower at the Morrow Library will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday. The bells can be heard throughout campus. Marshall says in a news release that the bells will ring 10 times in honor of President Kopp's nearly 10 years of ...
Marshall to ring bells Thursday in honor of late president KoppWest Virginia MetroNews

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Booze sales on Dec. 25; 4 tales of donors; Christmas lights illuminate birth - Arizona Daily Star

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 03:04 AM PST


Arizona Daily Star

Booze sales on Dec. 25; 4 tales of donors; Christmas lights illuminate birth
Arizona Daily Star
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana residents will be able to purchase wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages on Christmas Day for the first time in decades under a change in state law. Alcohol sales of any kind in Indiana have long been banned on Christmas ...

Celebrating Christmas Cheer - Ontario Argus Observer

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 12:22 AM PST


Ontario Argus Observer

Celebrating Christmas Cheer
Ontario Argus Observer
New Plymouth Elementary School kindergartners sing “Jingle Bells” during the school's Christmas concert. The concert was located in the New Plymouth High School gymnasium, where hundreds of parents attended. Celebrating Christmas Cheer.

'Christmas in the Air' at Sunday concert - Herald and News

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 12:14 AM PST


'Christmas in the Air' at Sunday concert
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 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Eighth and High streets. The concert is free and open to the public, with ...

Christmas bells ring out for tiny village's big achievement - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 10:56 PM PST


Blackmore Vale Magazine

Christmas bells ring out for tiny village's big achievement
Blackmore Vale Magazine
Committee spokesman Chris Payne gave this ringing endorsement: "We have had amazing help and the villagers have been absolutely marvellous in supporting the campaign. I have never experienced anything like it – even people who are non church-goers ...

New Year's Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville - Positively Naperville

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 09:58 PM PST


Positively Naperville

New Year's Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville
Positively Naperville
Enjoy the final day of 2015 shopping, dining and celebrating downtown beginning about noon and leading up to an early evening 6PM countdown to ring in the New Year at the base of the Moser Tower with the 72-bell carillon at Rotary Hill along the ...

Classical: Philadelphia Brass joins Bethlehem choir - Allentown Morning Call

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 07:36 PM PST


Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Philadelphia Brass joins Bethlehem choir
Allentown Morning Call
One of the most joyous will be Sunday, when the renowned Philadelphia Brass joins members of the Chancel Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem for a festive Christmas concert at the church. For more than 20 years, ... Cecere didn't take ...

Perth's How Ridiculous show what Weet-Bix kids can do - The West Australian - The West Australian

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 06:51 PM PST


The West Australian

Perth's How Ridiculous show what Weet-Bix kids can do - The West Australian
The West Australian
Their record-breaking goal-kicking and shooting attempts include “ridiculous” successes at Patersons Stadium, the Bell Tower, Kings Park and the WACA. This year they broke their own Guinness World Record for highest altitude basketball shot by sinking ...

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The man and the birds (As told by radio personality Paul Harvey) - Princeton Union Eagle

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 06:45 PM PST


The man and the birds (As told by radio personality Paul Harvey)
Princeton Union Eagle
At that moment the church bells began to ring. The sound reached his ears above the sounds of the wind. And as he stood there listening to the bells pealing out the glad tidings of Christmas, a realization came over him…… and he sank to his knees in ...

Bok Tower Gardens hosting carillon holiday concert - Central Florida arts, entertainment, attractions

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:59 PM PST


Bok Tower Gardens hosting carillon holiday concert
Central Florida arts, entertainment, attractions
Sunday evening from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. the historic venue will play host to an hour-long concert featuring both the school's choral department and famous carillon instrument. A carillon is a musical instrument made up of at least 23 bells that is ...

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