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Big Ben chimes again for first time in three months - Belfast Newsletter

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 08:35 AM PST


Belfast Newsletter

Big Ben chimes again for first time in three months
Belfast Newsletter
Palace of Westminster clockmakers were working through the day adjusting the bells to ensure they strike at exactly the right time for ceremonies at the weekend. The bells will be disconnected after ringing the hour at 1pm on Sunday November 12. Its ...

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Christmas lights switch-ons in Wirral - The Chester Standard

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 07:21 AM PST


The Chester Standard

Christmas lights switch-ons in Wirral
The Chester Standard
Friday, December 1, from 4pm: Family event at Shippons, Irby, with shire horses, steam and traction engines, bell ringers, BBQ hosted by Wirral Scouts. Village shops will open later than usual for shoppers. Saturday, December 2, 3-7pm: Wallasey Village ...

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Lumiere 2017 - Your guide to the fantastic lights spectacular in Durham - The Northern Echo

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 07:02 AM PST


The Northern Echo

Lumiere 2017 - Your guide to the fantastic lights spectacular in Durham
The Northern Echo
One of the centrepieces will be a sound and light installation at Durham Cathedral, which has been inspired by bell ringing. Also at the cathedral will be a tribute to fields of wheat that shimmer in the wind. Thousands of illuminated flowers will ...

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Loveland-area events for Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 06:55 AM PST


Loveland-area events for Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Artisan Fair and Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, 305 E. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins. ... Also: bell-ringing through town at 4-6 a.m.; 6-10 a.m. breakfast at the Associated Veterans Club, 305 N. Cleveland Ave., adults $5, children $3 ...

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield host This Morning from 'secret location' - but the voiceover man ruins the ... - Mirror.co.uk

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 03:17 AM PST


Mirror.co.uk

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield host This Morning from 'secret location' - but the voiceover man ruins the ...
Mirror.co.uk
... claimed it was more like "fairy rust" in the Elizabeth Tower. The bells tolled over Westminster this morning for the first time in a long while in preparation for Remembrance Sunday . The presenters then went up the extra steps to the belfry to see ...

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Bong! Big Ben sounds for first time since August | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 02:55 AM PST


Daily Mail

Bong! Big Ben sounds for first time since August | Daily Mail Online
Daily Mail
Palace of Westminster clockmakers were working through the day adjusting the bells to ensure they strike at exactly the right time.

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Bong! Big Ben sounds for first time since August - Gazette

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 02:53 AM PST


Gazette

Bong! Big Ben sounds for first time since August
Gazette
The famous bongs were heard at 9am and the bell continued its regular peals through the day in preparation for Armistice Day commemorations at the 11th hour of November 11, followed by Remembrance Sunday events the following day. Politicians and ...

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Chimes of Big Ben ring out in Westminster for the first time in months - Evening Standard

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 01:52 AM PST


Evening Standard

Chimes of Big Ben ring out in Westminster for the first time in months
Evening Standard
The chimes of Big Ben rang out around Westminster for the first time in almost three months today - but people were advised not to set their watches by its famous bongs. When Big Ben was silenced on August 21 for maintenance works lasting four years on ...
Big Ben to chime for first time in three monthsAOL Travel UK
When was Big Ben silenced, why has it happened, when was the last bong and will it chime on special occasions?The Sun

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The Sound of Bells - North Coast Journal

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 01:21 AM PST


North Coast Journal

The Sound of Bells
North Coast Journal
Weddings and funerals used to be prime bell-ringing events, when virtually every parish church in the western world had one or more bells hung in their tower or steeple. You won't hear them much these days, although if you walk past St. Bernard's on ...

Almost time for bell ringing to begin - Daily Journal Online

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 01:08 AM PST


Daily Journal Online

Almost time for bell ringing to begin
Daily Journal Online
Rickus and his friends at the Farmington Elks have been loyal bell ringers for many years. No matter what the weather, you can find them in front of the Farmington Walmart on Sunday afternoons from the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve. They ...

Big Ben CHIMES AGAIN: Bells ring after being silenced for nearly three months - Express.co.uk

Posted: 09 Nov 2017 01:03 AM PST


Express.co.uk

Big Ben CHIMES AGAIN: Bells ring after being silenced for nearly three months
Express.co.uk
The iconic Westminster landmark and major tourist draw had been silent since essential repairs began to the Elizabeth Tower on August 21. ... The famous bell will ring out again the the following day to mark Remembrance Sunday. The test run was ...
When was Big Ben silenced, why has it happened, when was the last bong and will it chime on special occasions?The Sun
Chimes of Big Ben ring out in Westminster for the first time in monthsEvening Standard
Big Ben to chime for first time in three months – but don't set your ...Belfast Telegraph

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Big Ben to chime for first time in three months – but don't set your watch by it - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 11:54 PM PST


Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Big Ben to chime for first time in three months – but don't set your watch by it
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
The chimes of Big Ben will ring out around Westminster for the first time in almost three months. But politicians and tourists in the ... The bells will be disconnected after ringing the hour at 1pm on Sunday November 12. When Big Ben was halted on ...

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Ringing black holes may glow in the dark - Ars Technica UK

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 11:08 PM PST


Ars Technica UK

Ringing black holes may glow in the dark
Ars Technica UK
Just after the collision, the merged black hole emits a few more gravitational waves as it relaxes. In fact, the best analogy is the ringing of a bell. Our cosmic bell is the event horizon, which squeezes and expands as it absorbs and emits ...

Work underway to secure the future of town's bellfoundry - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 11:03 PM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Work underway to secure the future of town's bellfoundry
LoughboroughEcho.net
THE Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust says a new project to secure the long-term future of the John Taylor foundry in Loughborough is now underway. And a major application to the Heritage Lottery Fund is due to be submitted in December this year.

Mobile model ISU Campanile in the works - Ames Tribune

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 09:46 PM PST


Ames Tribune

Mobile model ISU Campanile in the works
Ames Tribune
... and will have a 27-bell carillon that is accessible, functional and portable. The structure will be built in three detachable sections, and will allow visitors to get an up-close look at the bells themselves, and how the instrument works. It is ...

Maryborough philanthropist to be commemorated - Fraser Coast Chronicle

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 05:33 PM PST


Fraser Coast Chronicle

Maryborough philanthropist to be commemorated
Fraser Coast Chronicle
A LIFE well lived will be remembered on Saturday, November 11 when a quarter peal will be rung on the bells of St Paul's Anglican Church at 3pm commemorating Maryborough businessman Warren Persal, who passed away recently. Six bell ringers from ...

Dawn to Dusk: Veterans Day activities abound - Dalles Chronicle

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 01:18 PM PST


Dawn to Dusk: Veterans Day activities abound
Dalles Chronicle
He will be personally ringing the bell at Old St. Peter's Landmark, 405 Lincoln Street. McIlvenna requests that bells peal 21 times at five-second intervals, followed by two minutes of silence. The members of the Tomb Guard in the United States are on ...

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Dawn to Dusk: Veterans Day activities abound | The Dalles Chronicle - Dalles Chronicle

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 01:18 PM PST


Dawn to Dusk: Veterans Day activities abound | The Dalles Chronicle
Dalles Chronicle
From sunrise to well after sunset, there will be Veterans Day activities in The Dalles and community members are invited to show their support by participating in ...

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Central Jersey set to honor veterans - MyCentralJersey.com

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 12:16 PM PST


MyCentralJersey.com

Central Jersey set to honor veterans
MyCentralJersey.com
At 2 p.m., presentation about supposed German spy in Tuckerton, Emil Mayer, led by Nicholas Wood, curator of Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission. Activities for children, such as learning how to stitch and knit. Special pricing for this event ...

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Leonard Cohen at Tower of Song Memorial Tribute: Lana Del Rey ... - Billboard

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 12:02 PM PST


Billboard

Leonard Cohen at Tower of Song Memorial Tribute: Lana Del Rey ...
Billboard
Montreal's Leonard Cohen was honored by artists of all ages and genres from Elvis Costello and Sting to Courtney Love, Bettye Lavette and Lana del Rey ...
Set List: Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen - VVN ...VVN Music

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More fun than you can shake a stick at - Crain's Chicago Business

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 07:13 AM PST


Crain's Chicago Business

More fun than you can shake a stick at
Crain's Chicago Business
➄ In this age where classical music has settled into its own (ornately carved, precisely painted) niche, the name of the violinist Joshua Bell rings a, um, familiar peal with even the symphony-averse. For some, his playing for the movie “The Red Violin ...

Social artist who was summoned by bells - Cyprus Mail

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 03:55 AM PST


Cyprus Mail

Social artist who was summoned by bells
Cyprus Mail
An interactive bell – that anybody is free to ring – has been installed at the Ledra Palace in Nicosia. AGNIESZKA RAKOCZY meets its creator, a man ... When the foot and mouth outbreak of 2001 that confined him to his farm for almost six months and ...

Dr Hutch: Revealing the real motivation behind Sunday morning bike rides - Cycling Weekly

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 02:30 AM PST


Cycling Weekly

Dr Hutch: Revealing the real motivation behind Sunday morning bike rides
Cycling Weekly
In common with church bell-ringers, fans of The Archers, and angry men with thick necks who spill out of nightclubs in the early hours in a state of intoxicated rage and try to start fights with pillar-boxes, a cyclist's week reaches its zenith early ...

Hot weather no match for Perth racegoers at Ascot - WAtoday

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 07:48 PM PST


WAtoday

Hot weather no match for Perth racegoers at Ascot
WAtoday
This Ascot punter was probably upset at the bar having no Emu Export. Photo: Bell Tower Times. Perth Racing ambassador Brittany Taylor said the crowd embraced the spirit of the day. "People are very attentive to the horse racing here – everyone's ...

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Orpheus Choir's 'Many Sounds of Christmas' - TheReporter.Com

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 06:39 PM PST


TheReporter.Com

Orpheus Choir's 'Many Sounds of Christmas'
TheReporter.Com
A 44-voice choir — “in true Sylvan traditional style,” he said, referring to the student ensemble he led at the Marshall Road campus — opens the concert with advent plainchant, or a body of chants used in Western church liturgies, to sing a sacred ...

Burford, Oxon

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 04:00 PM PST

Out of action for h/s replacement to canon-headed bells

Enniskillen Cath, Ferman

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 04:00 PM PST

Dedication: slight spelling amendment

St Mary Bourne, Hants

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 04:00 PM PST

Bells out of action: tower building work (until Spring 2018)

Wolverhampton, Blakenhall, W Mids

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 04:00 PM PST

Spire repairs complete; ringing now possible

Villagers gather for ancient 'turning the stone' ceremony | News ... - Holsworthy Post

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 10:02 AM PST


Villagers gather for ancient 'turning the stone' ceremony | News ...
Holsworthy Post
REMEMBER, remember the 5th of November. Not for bonfires or fireworks in Shebbear — but to turn the 'Devil's Stone' to ensure the safety of the village for ...

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Bellringing: Bendigo's Stephen Young is an unsung hero - The Weekly Times

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 05:00 AM PST


The Weekly Times

Bellringing: Bendigo's Stephen Young is an unsung hero
The Weekly Times
Given the physicality of the rope pulling, and the need to co-ordinate with fellow bellringers, as well as memorise sequences, the ideal age for a bellringer is about 15 to 50, although there are many older. Bell towers may be historical, yet Stephen ...

Campanile's original 12 bells turn 100 years old - Daily Californian

Posted: 05 Nov 2017 09:23 PM PST


Daily Californian

Campanile's original 12 bells turn 100 years old
Daily Californian
In particular, the rust on the bells' transmission mechanism, which connects a keyboard to the bells, is causing problems. In addition, the small bells need to be moved to the top of the carillon — the arrangement of bells housed in the tower — where ...

Sound Off: Nov. 6, 2017 - The Delaware County Daily Times

Posted: 05 Nov 2017 08:02 PM PST


Sound Off: Nov. 6, 2017
The Delaware County Daily Times
This is almost as bad as when those greedy Republicans put hard working bell ringers out of jobs by funneling corporate welfare subsidies to their big rich corporate cronies to make those alarm clocks in their new-fangled factories. Those bell ringers ...

Traditions old and new celebrate Loveland veterans - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 05 Nov 2017 07:14 PM PST


Traditions old and new celebrate Loveland veterans
Loveland Reporter-Herald
The traditional events from the Associated Veterans Club in Loveland will start at 4 a.m. Saturday morning with the bell ringers. About 15 decorated pickup trucks will travel the city ringing their bells in honor of when bells rang out to signify what ...

Farmington Designer's New CPTV Series Airing Monday Features Two Grand English Estates - Hartford Courant

Posted: 05 Nov 2017 07:38 AM PST


Hartford Courant

Farmington Designer's New CPTV Series Airing Monday Features Two Grand English Estates
Hartford Courant
Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill, daughter of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, hosted Holden at magnificient Blenheim Palace, which dates from the early 18th century and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Oxfordshire estate was given to the first duke ...

Exeter, ON

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 05:00 PM PDT

Tuning and restoration work completed

Codford St Mary, Wilts

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor cracked in crown; unringable added

Crambe, N Yorks

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 04:00 PM PDT

Not only stays/sliders rmvd but also lower third of wheels

Derby, S Luke, Derbys

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor note (and ring key) not Db (nominal: D-41c)

Litchborough, Northants

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 04:00 PM PDT

Indication of toilet facility added

Lower Heyford, Oxon

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 04:00 PM PDT

Indication of toilet facility added
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