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Holiday Walking Tours: a way to spend Christmas at the Kelley House Museum - Ft. Bragg Advocate-News

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 10:49 AM PST


Holiday Walking Tours: a way to spend Christmas at the Kelley House Museum
Ft. Bragg Advocate-News
Entertain your guests and family this holiday season by taking a walking tour of historic Mendocino. Learn about early settlers, architecture, movie history and local lore. The two-hour walks begin at 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, with extra holiday ...

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Joyful Bell Ringers to Perform at Woodbine Library Branch Dec. 9 - Cape May County Herald

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 09:09 AM PST


Joyful Bell Ringers to Perform at Woodbine Library Branch Dec. 9
Cape May County Herald
WOODBINE — The Cape May County Library “Ring in the Holiday Season” performed by the Joyful Bell Ringers of 1st Presbyterian Church will be at the Woodbine Branch on Dec. 9 from 11 to 11:30 a.m., the day after Woodbine's annual Christmas parade. (From ...

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A Word With Chief Matt Sproul: One more request during this season of giving - MPNnow.com

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 07:28 AM PST


A Word With Chief Matt Sproul: One more request during this season of giving
MPNnow.com
In a season of giving, there is always a bit more asking that comes with it. You see it every day at checkout counters in hopes of feeding the hungry, from bell ringers outside of stores looking to clothe the poor, and from letters to your home asking ...

Appeal for bells to ring out to mark war's end - Lynn News

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 05:45 AM PST


Lynn News

Appeal for bells to ring out to mark war's end
Lynn News
Ringing Out for Peace is part of Battle's Over, day-long, unique commemoration of the end of the first world war taking place throughout the UK, and at scores of locations overseas, including Australia, Canada, Denmark, Somaliland, the US and Germany ...

Squawking parrot rescued by Sperryville couple - Rappahannock News

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 05:27 AM PST


Rappahannock News

Squawking parrot rescued by Sperryville couple
Rappahannock News
“It went way up in the bell tower, so we called the church caretaker . . . and said, 'We know this sounds crazy, but there is a parrot in your bell tower.' And when she figured out that we weren't completely insane she came and let us in. It was after ...

Bulletin Christmas Events Guide 2017 - Martinsville Bulletin

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 03:34 AM PST


Martinsville Bulletin

Bulletin Christmas Events Guide 2017
Martinsville Bulletin
Stone Memorial Christian Church's choir, drama team and Carillon Bell Ringers will present the dramatic choral presentation “The Heart of Christmas” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Holiday Pops. The Roanoke Symphony ...

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Lugar Parish Church celebrates 150th anniversary - Cumnock Chronicle

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 03:02 AM PST


Cumnock Chronicle

Lugar Parish Church celebrates 150th anniversary
Cumnock Chronicle
As part of the anniversary celebrations, a service was held at Lugar Parish Church when The Very Reverend Dr Morrison preached a sermon to the congregation. The church has recently undergone significant restoration with a new roof and refurbished bell ...

Reminder: Woodbine Holiday Parade Set For Fri., Dec. 8 - Cape May County Herald

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 02:15 AM PST


Reminder: Woodbine Holiday Parade Set For Fri., Dec. 8
Cape May County Herald
The evening then concludes at the Firehouse where refreshments will be served and trophies awarded. Woodbine Municipal Alliance will provide information about their programs. Santa will also be there to visit with the children. “Also in Woodbine, on ...

Shipston welcomes new rector | Cotswold Journal - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 01:37 AM PST


Cotswold Journal

Shipston welcomes new rector | Cotswold Journal
Cotswold Journal
A QUARTER peal of bells rang out over Shipston-on-Stour to welcome its new Rector, reverend Sarah Edmonds.

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Shipston welcomes new rector - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 01:37 AM PST


Cotswold Journal

Shipston welcomes new rector
Cotswold Journal
A QUARTER peal of bells rang out over Shipston-on-Stour to welcome its new Rector, reverend Sarah Edmonds. She was installed as Rector of the Shipston Benefice, the churches of St. Edmund's with Tidmington, All Saints and St. James the Great at a ...

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The story behind the bells at St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Nooga.com

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 09:00 PM PST


Nooga.com

The story behind the bells at St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Nooga.com
The 12:04 p.m. ring we hear is to note the beginning of the church's Eucharist ceremony. He also said that there are some patriotic songs in the mix with other hymns. After our conversation, Reas also sent over a document about the history of the bells ...

Annual Christmas concert at Auburn United Methodist Church - Lewiston Sun Journal

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 04:59 PM PST


Annual Christmas concert at Auburn United Methodist Church
Lewiston Sun Journal
AUBURN — The annual Christmas concert at the Auburn United Methodist Church will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the church, 439 Park Ave. ​There will be an afternoon concert at 2 p.m. and an evening concert at 7 p.m.. Both Christmas concerts will ...

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Churchover, Warks

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

On advice of DAC bells adviser, now considered u/r

Historic NYC Clocktower Saved on Appeal - Courthouse News Service

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 03:14 PM PST


Courthouse News Service

Historic NYC Clocktower Saved on Appeal
Courthouse News Service
The 5,000-pound bell hanging at the top of the building above a spiral staircase has struck the hours in Lower Manhattan for more than 100 years, but it is one of the last remaining clocks in the world that must be wound by hand every week to do so ...

Christmas should look like Minneapolis' Nicollet Mall in the 1950s, not Victorian England - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 03:04 PM PST


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Christmas should look like Minneapolis' Nicollet Mall in the 1950s, not Victorian England
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Unfortunately, it's as dead and gone as Dickens' world: the downtown department store window. In the 1940s and '50s, downtown Minneapolis was the picture of city sidewalks dressed in holiday cheer. The windows of the department stores were stuffed with ...

Chorale Introduces Family-Friendly Holiday Concert - CapeNews.net

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 09:44 AM PST


CapeNews.net

Chorale Introduces Family-Friendly Holiday Concert
CapeNews.net
The concert will have a bell theme and will be very upbeat, Mr. Yankee said, with lots of percussion and even some hand bells. Songs such has “Carol of the Bells,” “Ring, Little Bells,” and “Ding Dong! Merrily on High,” will all be featured. The ...

Ken Peal Researches Historic Bells In Falmouth - CapeNews.net

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 07:35 AM PST


CapeNews.net

Ken Peal Researches Historic Bells In Falmouth
CapeNews.net
Many of the Falmouth bells were cast between 1820 and 1900, a period when there were many new churches being formed. “A bell was a really important thing to them,” so it would oftentimes be one of the first financial investments of the churches, Mr ...

The Chiefs looking to snap a losing streak in New York vs the Jets - KNSS

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 07:06 AM PST


The Chiefs looking to snap a losing streak in New York vs the Jets
KNSS
Have even more resources. To provide for our military to meet the obligations that we've made. K Unisys news time now 8044 minutes past 8 o'clock we Stephen dead. For the first time W issue is hosting an NCAA volleyball regional. That is coming up ...

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Dec. 1-3 - Planet Princeton

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 06:20 AM PST


Planet Princeton

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Dec. 1-3
Planet Princeton
Carillon Concert at Princeton University – Holiday music will be performed on the carillon. Considered the largest musical instrument in the world, a carillon consists of a series of at least 23 tuned bells, played from a keyboard that allows ...

Faith briefs, Dec. 1 - Bemidji Pioneer

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 05:21 AM PST


Bemidji Pioneer

Faith briefs, Dec. 1
Bemidji Pioneer
BEMIDJI—Calvary Lutheran Church, 2508 Washington Ave. SE, will host a community Christmas Concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10. Those performing for the concert will include Deb McGregor, Anne Meredith, Kristi Tell-Miller and Miriam Tell, Kari Pickett ...

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Granite State Chorus, Bell Ringers Choir in concert - Foster's Daily Democrat

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 05:06 AM PST


Foster's Daily Democrat

Granite State Chorus, Bell Ringers Choir in concert
Foster's Daily Democrat
FARMINGTON/ROCHESTER — Celebrate the sounds of Christmas as Granite State Choral Society with Daniel Roihl, music director, joins with the Granite State Ringers Bell Choir with Joan Fossum, director, to bring the joy of Christmas to life with lively ...

Helping ring in the Christmas spirit at LOTO - Lakenewsonline.com

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 04:14 AM PST


Lakenewsonline.com

Helping ring in the Christmas spirit at LOTO
Lakenewsonline.com
“I come at 8 o'clock in the morning and stay until 11 o'clock. It's great,” Johnston says on a brisk Thursday morning while wearing a ball cap, sunglasses and a red apron. “This - it just don't get any better than this.” The former steelworker from ...

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Stroudsmoor to light up the mountain with annual holiday celebration - Pocono Record

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 04:08 AM PST


Pocono Record

Stroudsmoor to light up the mountain with annual holiday celebration
Pocono Record
Lighting festivities will then commence, with students of Faith United Methodist Church presenting the Live Nativity. Caroling will come courtesy of the ESU Musical Theatre Organization — under the direction of Dr. Margaret J. Ball professor of ...

Lockport happenings: Nov. 30, 2017 - Apalachicola Times

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 03:19 AM PST


Lockport happenings: Nov. 30, 2017
Apalachicola Times
10 – Joyous Sounds Concert – church, 2 p.m.; Dec. 11 – Advent Mission, 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 12 – KC and Auxiliary, 7 p.m.; Dec. 13 – Dominican Laity, 7 p.m.; Dec. 14 – Pastoral Council, 6 p.m.; Dec. 16 – Santa's Breakfast, 8 a.m.,11:30 a.m. at ...

Christmas under one roof: 4 reasons to visit Liverpool's majestic cathedral - Your Move

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 02:56 AM PST


Your Move

Christmas under one roof: 4 reasons to visit Liverpool's majestic cathedral
Your Move
Get a bird's-eye view of Liverpool's most famous landmarks and beyond from the rooftop of its third tallest building and the UK's biggest cathedral. Take two lifts and climb 108 stairs to the very top of the 101m high Vestey Tower where you'll find the ...

Biz: Developer envisions downtown condos with modern flair - Triangle Business Journal

Posted: 01 Dec 2017 02:24 AM PST


Triangle Business Journal

Biz: Developer envisions downtown condos with modern flair
Triangle Business Journal
One of the driving forces behind the Contemporary Art Museum is bringing a modernist touch to a new condominium project in Raleigh's Warehouse District – and he's not planning to stop there. Frank Thompson and partner Lee Norris are developing The ...

Pembroke bell ringers' Air Ambulance support, to the tune of £200 - Western Telegraph

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 11:25 PM PST


Western Telegraph

Pembroke bell ringers' Air Ambulance support, to the tune of £200
Western Telegraph
PEMBROKE bell ringers have boosted air ambulance funds to the tune of £200. Last summer St Mary's Church Handbell Ringers performed on a regular basis outside the town hall in Pembroke. Local shoppers and holidaymakers enjoyed these performances and ...

Bells of the ball - handbell ensemble got its start in Summerville - Journalscene.com

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 11:07 PM PST


Journalscene.com

Bells of the ball - handbell ensemble got its start in Summerville
Journalscene.com
R: When you hold annual auditions in January, what's involved and how do you choose someone? B: To audition, fill out the application on our website and come to our audition at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 7 at Summerville Baptist Church. The audition involves ...

'A Classical Christmas' - The Daily Times

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 09:10 PM PST


The Daily Times

'A Classical Christmas'
The Daily Times
The 2 p.m. concert, under the direction of Erik R. Waugh, conductor, will feature a program of Christmas favorites, including “Carol of the Bells,” “Ding Dong Merrily on High” and an arrangement titled “Carols of the Night,” which contains “Silent ...

This Scrooge goes huge on Xmas joy - Metro Newspaper UK

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 04:53 PM PST


Metro Newspaper UK

This Scrooge goes huge on Xmas joy
Metro Newspaper UK
IF you enter Matthew Warchus's joyful production of Dickens' deathless classic with even a sliver of bah humbug in your soul, be advised this show is coming after you. Christmas carols — check. Fake snow — check. A zip-wire turkey — don't ask. And ...

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Bradwell on Sea, Essex

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 04:00 PM PST

Postcode amended

Rise, ER Yorks

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 04:00 PM PST

Work complete and bells test rung

Our Lady of Chartres: Cathedral extraordinaire - Coast Reporter

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 09:39 AM PST


Coast Reporter

Our Lady of Chartres: Cathedral extraordinaire
Coast Reporter
... including its beloved church. Only the towers, Royal Portal and stained glass remnants remained. But working together using volunteer labour and ambitious fundraising, the townsfolk and lords rebuilt their place of worship in an unbelievable 30 ...

Festive cheer in the air at lights switch-on and fair - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 08:08 AM PST


Morpeth Herald

Festive cheer in the air at lights switch-on and fair
Morpeth Herald
And there was plenty to see and purchase inside Morpeth Town Hall, the location for the Mistletoe Fair that was held on the same day. The stalls in the Corn Exchange and Ballroom included a range of cards and gift ideas, mulled wine and mince pies and ...

Shawnee Choral Society to present concert of 'Christmas Favorites' at White Concert Hall - Topeka Capital Journal

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 07:46 AM PST


Topeka Capital Journal

Shawnee Choral Society to present concert of 'Christmas Favorites' at White Concert Hall
Topeka Capital Journal
Songs included in the first half of the program will include “Carol of the Bells”; “Of the Father's Love Begotten”; “Infant Holy, Infant Lowly”; “Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming”; “Ave Maria”; and “O Come, All Ye Faithful.” The second half of the concert ...

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What it means for Landour to see its historic Ghantaghar return - DailyO

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 07:40 AM PST


DailyO

What it means for Landour to see its historic Ghantaghar return
DailyO
landour-1_113017083346.jpg For many years, thus, the Clock Tower Bazaar in Mussoorie had no clock tower in it. It wore an empty look (Credit: Jaskiran Chopra). The first clock tower of the hill station was built at St George's College in Mussoorie. JB ...

City of music and history - University Press

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 07:11 AM PST


University Press

City of music and history
University Press
Imagine walking down winding streets overlooked by historic buildings, feeling as though you had stepped back in time — at least until a car goes by and reminds you that you are still in the modern world. That's how it feels to walk through the city ...

Victorian Beauty: A Visit to St. Andrew's Cathedral - National Catholic Register

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 06:24 AM PST


National Catholic Register

Victorian Beauty: A Visit to St. Andrew's Cathedral
National Catholic Register
The Diocese of Victoria was founded in 1846 and, at the time, included Vancouver Island, the present-day British Colombia mainland and all of Alaska and the Yukon Territories. In fact, the original diocese was comparable in size to Western Europe ...

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No appeal planned after night-time chimes at St Peter's Church in Sandwich silenced - Kent Online

Posted: 30 Nov 2017 03:02 AM PST


No appeal planned after night-time chimes at St Peter's Church in Sandwich silenced
Kent Online
“Sandwich Town Council will continue to support in any way it can.” A spokesman for CCT said: "The CCT supports and respects local traditions, and has no intention or desire to change the long established tradition of the chiming clock at St Peter's ...

Hometown Christmas starts Friday in Stuart - Martinsville Bulletin

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 08:10 PM PST


Hometown Christmas starts Friday in Stuart
Martinsville Bulletin
Vendors will include a local goat-cheese producer, FFA fruit sales, handmade crafts and Deb's Cider. Of interest, Adcock said, is Feathers for Pleasure, a vendor who sets up at Renaissance Festivals across many states. Feathers for Pleasure sells ...

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Theatre review: A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic, SE1 | Times2 | The ... - The Times

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 04:07 PM PST


The Times

Theatre review: A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic, SE1 | Times2 | The ...
The Times
It is quite possible that Rhys Ifans was born to play Scrooge. He is not, as we know from some of his past interviews, always a ray of sunshine. We meet hi.

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A Christmas Carol review at Old Vic, London – 'incredibly atmospheric' - The Stage

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 03:53 PM PST


The Stage

A Christmas Carol review at Old Vic, London – 'incredibly atmospheric'
The Stage
Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' never-more-timely morality tale brings the magic of a carol service to the West End. Staged in the round and lit by a cloud of lanterns, it's an incredibly atmospheric production that makes superb use of the ...

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Tradition rings true on Washburn campus - Washburn Review

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 01:24 PM PST


Washburn Review

Tradition rings true on Washburn campus
Washburn Review
The Kuehne Bell Tower was built in 1971 and was funded by Fred and Julia Kuehne. Arthur L. Johnson, the university architect at the time, designed the tower at the request of the president, John Henderson. The bells were recycled from Thomas gymnasium ...

Chorale Concert Will Include Family-Friendly Holiday Event - CapeNews.net

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 11:06 AM PST


Chorale Concert Will Include Family-Friendly Holiday Event
CapeNews.net
In this concert Mr. Maxwell will perform on marimba, glockenspiel, sleigh bells, drums and more. Following intermission, a bell theme will govern the remainder of the program, beginning with Cape Youth Chorale, echoed by the full chorale and the ...

Out and about in Malpas and beyond - Whitchurch Herald

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 09:12 AM PST


Whitchurch Herald

Out and about in Malpas and beyond
Whitchurch Herald
There is a 9.30am Parish Communion at St John's Church, Threapwood and an 11am Communion at Holy Trinity. On Friday December 8 at 7.30pm there is a Concert for Chester Aid to The Homeless by (CATH) Malpas Ladies Choir with Soloists from Abbeygate ...

Many voices in song - Crow River Media

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 05:04 AM PST


Crow River Media

Many voices in song
Crow River Media
10, at Peace Lutheran Church, 400 Franklin St. S.W., Hutchinson. Each concert will feature a mix of secular and religious seasonal favorites with each chorus performing individually as well as together. Crow River Singers will entertain with “Once in ...

Residents pack into Blockley Church to celebrate return of refurbished bells - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 02:04 AM PST


Cotswold Journal

Residents pack into Blockley Church to celebrate return of refurbished bells
Cotswold Journal
RESIDENTS of Blockley and neighbouring villages packed the parish church to celebrate the return of its refurbished bells and the addition of two new ones. The event marked the culmination of an 18 month project costing £140,000. Nearly two hundred ...

Church closing after 151 years - Jacksonville Journal Courier

Posted: 29 Nov 2017 01:39 AM PST


Jacksonville Journal Courier

Church closing after 151 years
Jacksonville Journal Courier
“We used to ring the bell every Sunday before church services, but we stopped doing that about a year ago because of safety issues in the bell tower,” said Gloria Haley of Jacksonville, a Brooklyn UMC member since 1964. Haley's father, Garnett “G.W ...

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