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Hidden Gems: The Church of 8 Wheels - KQED

Posted: 02 Jul 2016 08:39 AM PDT


KQED

Hidden Gems: The Church of 8 Wheels
KQED
As he pulls it, the church bell on the other end chimes and resonates across this central San Francisco neighborhood. It's 7 o'clock on a Friday night. Then the music begins. But instead of hearing hymns, I hear disco. That's because I'm at the Church ...

Free outdoor carillon bells concert series at Norwich University. - WCAX

Posted: 02 Jul 2016 05:28 AM PDT


Free outdoor carillon bells concert series at Norwich University.
WCAX
Guests are also invited to tour the bell tower and view a demonstration of the instrument. A full list of performances will be up on our website. Also, on Monday, Eva McKend learns how to play the carillon and delves into the special history of the bells.

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Spirits lifted by bells ringing - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Posted: 02 Jul 2016 05:05 AM PDT


Spirits lifted by bells ringing
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
I am told it was quite fortuitous that the bells of All Saints Church, Old Town, not often rung, were pealing merrily last Friday morning. It was a separate event, not connected with the main news of the day. Yet my spirits were much uplifted by the ...

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Kidderminster youngsters in fine voice to support hospice - Evesham Journal

Posted: 02 Jul 2016 04:20 AM PDT


Kidderminster youngsters in fine voice to support hospice
Evesham Journal
PUPILS from a Kidderminster primary school hit the high notes and helped raise money for charity with a performance at the Town Hall. A Choir from St Ambrose School entertained family and friends with songs such as Skyfall, Let It Go and Roar during ...

House Beautiful: Grounded by stone in Cowichan - Times Colonist

Posted: 02 Jul 2016 02:44 AM PDT


Times Colonist

House Beautiful: Grounded by stone in Cowichan
Times Colonist
On this day, Naomi was wearing a mother-of-pearl pendant, moonstone ring and iridescent labradorite earrings. The Kunerts have collected materials from local riverbeds and B.C. quarries, as well as farther afield, from places such as California and ...

Bellringers' salute to war hero predecessors - The Courier

Posted: 02 Jul 2016 12:44 AM PDT


The Courier

Bellringers' salute to war hero predecessors
The Courier
Dundee Society of Bellringers played a heartfelt “quarter peel” in commemoration of 11 historical members of the club who fought and survived the bloody battle. Members of the ... “It means we can link the ringers of 100 years ago with the ringers of ...

Bells return to medieval Hereford church after repair work - Hereford Times

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 10:35 PM PDT


Hereford Times

Bells return to medieval Hereford church after repair work
Hereford Times
BELLS have returned to a medieval Hereford church following repair work which cost thousands of pounds. The tower and spire of All Saints church in the city centre is home to a ring of eight bells – cast at the famous Gloucester foundry by Thomas ...

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Garfield: quicker than a day trip and just as fun - MyStatesman.com

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 10:26 PM PDT


MyStatesman.com

Garfield: quicker than a day trip and just as fun
MyStatesman.com
It might not quite merit the label “day trip.” Perhaps “jaunt” or “outing” better describes hopping in the car and driving about 30 minutes from Central Austin to a stretch around Texas 71 known as Garfield. There, visitors can stop at a lovely church ...

Tseitlin, Gerpe, Farmer: an impressive musical trio - San Diego Jewish World

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 06:48 PM PDT


San Diego Jewish World

Tseitlin, Gerpe, Farmer: an impressive musical trio
San Diego Jewish World
There was a jig-like tune in the violin and an interesting pizzicato section, all following the storyline of the well-regulated Dutch village, disrupted by the outsider, a fiddler, who climbed the bell tower, attacked the belfry-man and rang the bell ...

Tower tender has tender spot in his heart for clockworks - Worcester Telegram

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 05:36 PM PDT


Tower tender has tender spot in his heart for clockworks
Worcester Telegram
when it didn't dutifully chime. In addition to Webster, Mr. Vassale said he continues to take care of clock towers in Lunenburg, Marlboro and Falmouth, as well as a Catholic church in Monson, a congregational church in Newton and a couple other clock ...

The blasphemy of Abinadi - Idaho State Journal

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 05:29 PM PDT


Idaho State Journal

The blasphemy of Abinadi
Idaho State Journal
Abinadi's last words ring like the peal of a bell down through the centuries — “O God, receive my soul.” What could Abinadi have taught that would warrant such a cruel punishment? What was the blasphemy of Abinadi that justified his murder? He taught ...

Bradoc, Cornwall

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

In addition to Tue PN, also practise Mon & Sat morning

St Winnow, Cornwall

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Bells are u/r (Tue PN info removed)

Religion events from around the Washington area - Washington Post

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 02:13 PM PDT


Religion events from around the Washington area
Washington Post
Non-parishioners attend for free. Donations are welcome. Volunteers will find lots of opportunities with crafts, stories, cooking and just plain fun play. Hours can be as little or as much as you wish. Registration forms: http://ccpk.org/vacation-bible ...

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Battle of the Somme: Courage and sacrifice of fallen recalled - Irish Times

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 12:02 PM PDT


Battle of the Somme: Courage and sacrifice of fallen recalled
Irish Times
The Prince of Wales and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, First Minister of Northern Ireland Arlene Foster and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers represented the British government at the Ulster Tower. Alan McFarland, the ... An ...

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Lessons of past etched in Balangiga - Inquirer.net

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 10:27 AM PDT


Inquirer.net

Lessons of past etched in Balangiga
Inquirer.net
The bells were used by Filipino resistance fighters to signal the attack on the American detachment in Balangiga. One church bell is at the 9th Infantry Regiment at Camp Cloud, South Korea. The two bronze bells are on a former base of the 11th Infantry ...

Gameday Through The Eyes of a Saddle Tramp - Viva The Matadors (blog)

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 10:02 AM PDT


Viva The Matadors (blog)

Gameday Through The Eyes of a Saddle Tramp
Viva The Matadors (blog)
We ring our cowbells on the field one last time as the Red Raiders head to the locker room. We gather up all of our items and head back up the tunnel. All that's left to do, is head to the bell tower to celebrate another win as the victory bells ring ...

Restoration work continues at Mt. Lebanon's St. Bernard Church - The Almanac

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 08:10 AM PDT


Restoration work continues at Mt. Lebanon's St. Bernard Church
The Almanac
“I'm happy to say that we've accomplished a lot in these seven years,” he said. “We've restored the bell tower, and we've also pointed the exterior transepts of the church on either side.” The contractor for the restoration project, Raimondo Inc. of ...

One hundred years ago today the bloodiest day in British military history begun - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 04:37 AM PDT


Leicester Mercury

One hundred years ago today the bloodiest day in British military history begun
Leicester Mercury
A service at the cathedral was being held at 10am today, which was to be preceded by a half-muffled quarter peal of the cathedral's bells and was to conclude with a two-minute silence at 11am. There will also be a poppy drop. The service was to ...

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Battle of the Somme anniversary: Story of 'heroic' Private Nelson Griffin who saved commander's life - Gloucestershire Live

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 04:27 AM PDT


Battle of the Somme anniversary: Story of 'heroic' Private Nelson Griffin who saved commander's life
Gloucestershire Live
He was very keen on music, singing in the Coaley Church choir as well as being a member of the local Bellringers Association. He also played in Uley Brass Band and Lister's own works band. On December 27 1914, responding to Lord Kitchener's call for ...

Anniversary of darkest day - Blackpool Gazette

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 03:04 AM PDT


Blackpool Gazette

Anniversary of darkest day
Blackpool Gazette
... Anderton of the Lancashire Fusiliers and Private Bert Hurst of the Loyal North Lancs Regiment – will be remembered, as has been customary 100 years on from the deaths of First World war victims – by a quarter peal of bells at St Annes Parish Church.

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Anniversary of darkest day - Lytham Today

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 03:04 AM PDT


Anniversary of darkest day
Lytham Today
... Anderton of the Lancashire Fusiliers and Private Bert Hurst of the Loyal North Lancs Regiment – will be remembered, as has been customary 100 years on from the deaths of First World war victims – by a quarter peal of bells at St Annes Parish Church.

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Newcastle remembers Somme war heroes in poignant ceremonies in the city - ChronicleLive

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 02:40 AM PDT


ChronicleLive

Newcastle remembers Somme war heroes in poignant ceremonies in the city
ChronicleLive
And at 10am, the cathedral's bells rang out across the city for one hour to mark all the bell-ringers who died in the conflict. On the hour, every hour today, The Last Post will be sounded at the Cathedral, followed by a reading from the pulpit and ...

Green Plaque to honour William Cotton - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 01:28 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Green Plaque to honour William Cotton
LoughboroughEcho.net
William Cotton's plaque joins others in Loughborough which commemorate the Bell Foundry, Sunloch the racehorse, and Ladybird Books at Angel Yard. Coun Lewis said the council “will now work hard to get these next six plaques installed,” and he is ...

Local men killed and wounded at the Somme - Ballymena Times

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 11:33 PM PDT


Ballymena Times

Local men killed and wounded at the Somme
Ballymena Times
Rfn. George Hanna RIR (CAV) wounded is a son of Mr. George Hanna, James Street, Harryville, He was an employee in Kane‚s Foundry and was a member of the Harryville Coy. UVF. Rfn. William Dempster RIR (CAV) wounded is a ... Rfn. John Bell, RIR (CAV) is ...

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Moving tributes to the heroes of battle - The Argus

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 10:49 PM PDT


The Argus

Moving tributes to the heroes of battle
The Argus
Church bells rang out across Sussex with a full peal at Chichester Cathedral from 1pm for three hours. First World War re-enactors, boards telling stories of the casualties and artefacts were all part of events at Brighton Museum. Historian Chris ...

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Fourth of July 2016 events - Southeast Missourian

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 10:00 PM PDT


Fourth of July 2016 events
Southeast Missourian
A special train ride will be held in celebration of Independence Day from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway, 252 E. Jackson Blvd. in Jackson. The train ride will include special musical entertainment and activities ...

The Battle of the Somme: Newcastle remembers the Fallen 100 years on - ITV News

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 09:25 PM PDT


ITV News

The Battle of the Somme: Newcastle remembers the Fallen 100 years on
ITV News
Readers will include members of The Royal British Legion (Northumbria), Cathedral clergy and John Grundy. · At 10.00am, the cathedral's bells will be rung for one hour to mark all those bellringers who died in the conflict. · At 7.00pm a service will ...

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Dover events light up Fourth of July - Delaware State News

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 08:35 PM PDT


Delaware State News

Dover events light up Fourth of July
Delaware State News
“Independence Day is a great holiday for us to organize events,” said Sarah Zimmerman, director of First State Heritage Park. “Delaware has a strong ... Christ Episcopal Church, on South State and Water streets, will be the site of a patriotic ...

Event guide. What's on in Marlborough this week - Marlborough Express

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 06:12 PM PDT


Marlborough Express

Event guide. What's on in Marlborough this week
Marlborough Express
Talk Series: Pest Control workshop with Mike Bell. 2pm, Wairau Rowing Club, Steam Wharf Rd, Grovetown. Justine 5795732. Visit Kaipupu .... Indoor Bowls: Grovetown Indoor Bowls at 7.30pm at the Foundry Hall, John St, Blenheim. Morris 5786699. Indoor ...

Northland Fourth of July Festivities - FOX 21 Online

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 04:09 PM PDT


FOX 21 Online

Northland Fourth of July Festivities
FOX 21 Online
Monday July 4th: Pancake Breakfast, Tower Civic Center 8 - 10:30 a.m. $5 Sponsored by the Tower Women's Civic Improvement Club & Lake Vermilion Cultural Center, AFTER THE PARADE Coffee & Cake served at the Tower Civic Center in honor of Parade Marshals ...

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Abergele, Conwy

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Wheels at Loughborough for re-soling and re-shrouding

Maldon, All Ss, Essex

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt revised (was 12-2-2, 764Hz)

Local community offers donations following historic church's damages - The Clermont Sun

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 09:48 AM PDT


The Clermont Sun

Local community offers donations following historic church's damages
The Clermont Sun
It was that historic section, containing the bell carillon tower, that on the night of July 14, 2015 took a beating from a brutal windstorm. The historic section of First Baptist's building had ... Carpet installed, walls painted, previously damaged ...

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Sussex remembers 366 dead from Somme diversion battle - BBC News

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 08:55 AM PDT


Sussex remembers 366 dead from Somme diversion battle
BBC News
Bells are being run in churches across East and West Sussex, with the first peal at Chichester Cathedral. Services are being held in Sussex and Richebourg, where about 150 people have gathered, and in Worthing, a commemoration stone was unveiled in ...

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The Destroyer - Down East

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 08:02 AM PDT


Down East

The Destroyer
Down East
The alarm bells started clanging in the late afternoon as Cyrus Curtis was walking home through the streets of downtown Portland, pulling his newspaper wagon behind him. Fire. The peal of the bells seemed to be coming from Commercial Street, maybe from ...

July 1: Free concert and full day of events for Salford's Somme 100 - SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 05:37 AM PDT


SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)

July 1: Free concert and full day of events for Salford's Somme 100
SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)
There will also be a programme of events in and around the University of Salford Peel Campus to mark the centenary. • At 7am, a peal of bells will ring out from the Sacred Trinity Church followed at 7.30am by a memorial service at the Cenotaph in Fire ...

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North Country Events - New Hampshire Public Radio

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 05:36 AM PDT


North Country Events
New Hampshire Public Radio
As part of Old Home Day, the Dow Academy will host an open house and small group tours of the clock tower. Children will be able to pull a rope to ring the bell. ... Hosted by the First United Methodist Church and other aread churches and businesses.

The View from Swamptown: Community raised the 'new' St. Paul's Episcopal Church - The Independent

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 05:07 AM PDT


The Independent

The View from Swamptown: Community raised the 'new' St. Paul's Episcopal Church
The Independent
At that time, it was a more simple structure with a small belfry atop the church building above the Main Street entrance. By 1851, the congregation ... If the congregation could fund the construction of a suitable steeple and bell tower and if the non ...

Clangers receive message from Palin - Suffolk Free Press

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 04:34 AM PDT


Suffolk Free Press

Clangers receive message from Palin
Suffolk Free Press
The Clangers from St Gregory's Church, Sudbury, have flourished and on Sunday, July 3, they will be the stars of a celebration of hand bells at St Mary's Church, Chilton. News of the event has reached the ears of actor and writer Michael Palin who is ...

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Bell foundry restoration work gets underway - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 02:13 AM PDT

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