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National Cemetery, Impressive & Inspiring - Greenwood Democrat

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 06:39 AM PDT


Greenwood Democrat

National Cemetery, Impressive & Inspiring
Greenwood Democrat
A carillon (a musical instrument that is typically housed in the bell tower of a church or municipal building) was donated by the American Veterans as part of their international living memorial program, which began shortly after World War II. The ...

Terrington St Clement autumn extravaganza attracts thousands - Lynn News

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 05:02 AM PDT


Lynn News

Terrington St Clement autumn extravaganza attracts thousands
Lynn News
He said: “The field was packed all afternoon and there must have been at least 4,000 people on the field to watch the fireworks,”. Organisations which had stalls and stands included the Women's Institute, the church bellringers, the ATC and Girl Guides ...

Players by the Sea raises $25000 with 'Curtain Call' - Jacksonville Daily Record

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 03:15 AM PDT


Jacksonville Daily Record

Players by the Sea raises $25000 with 'Curtain Call'
Jacksonville Daily Record
Community theater group Players by the Sea raised more than $25,000 at its fundraiser, “The Curtain Call,” on Oct. 7. The event also honored Players by the Sea supporters, volunteers and performers. Honorees included Magelda Arnold, Linda Ewer and ...

Alban Maginness: The 8,894,355 reasons why we must resist the ... - Belfast Telegraph

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 01:01 AM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

Alban Maginness: The 8,894,355 reasons why we must resist the ...
Belfast Telegraph
Last Sunday church bells all over England rang out in mourning to mark the death of 8894355 babies aborted as a result of the Abortion Act passed in 1967 by ...

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Six hundredth birthday for Wighton Church - Network Norwich

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 12:54 AM PDT


Six hundredth birthday for Wighton Church
Network Norwich
The residents of Wighton near Wells next the sea in North Norfolk will be celebrating the 600th birthday of the building of the nave at All Saint's Church this year, and have marked the event with a four-year restoration project.

Sydney Open 2017 makes history with a special concert in Australia's oldest cathedral: Music under Blacket - PRWire (press release)

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 12:12 AM PDT


Sydney Open 2017 makes history with a special concert in Australia's oldest cathedral: Music under Blacket
PRWire (press release)
While the “Secret Spaces” and “Bellringing Experience” Focus Tours, offering bespoke visits inside the Hill & Son's Organ and the Cathedral's belltower, sold out in record time, all Sydney Open ticket holders still have the opportunity to hear a ...

Expert advice sought on future of Carillon in Bathurst - Western Advocate

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 08:22 PM PDT


Western Advocate

Expert advice sought on future of Carillon in Bathurst
Western Advocate
Originally, it was planned that the Carillon bells would be played by an instrument called a klavier, but due to a lack of funding a keyboard was chosen. In 2007, a group led by Lachlan Sullivan raised funds for a klavier to be installed and the ...

Gaze into the pitiless abyss of daytime TV hosts dressed up for Halloween - AV Club

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 01:05 PM PDT


AV Club

Gaze into the pitiless abyss of daytime TV hosts dressed up for Halloween
AV Club
Let us gaze upon these spine-chilling creatures now, these japing demons conjured forth by the clock's ominous toll on All Hallows' Eve's Morning! Look at them, and feel your mind unraveling and filling with fun party tips! ... From the phantom belfry ...

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Horsham poppy shop opens - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 09:44 AM PDT


West Sussex County Times

Horsham poppy shop opens
West Sussex County Times
On Monday (November 6) bellringers from Slinfold, Horsham and Warnham will attempt to ring quarter peals to commemorate soldiers of the 4th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment who were killed 100 years ago fighting in Palestine at the Third Battle of ...

Tour the Haunted Bell Tower of St. Mark's Church Wyoming [VIDEO] - Kgab

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 05:29 AM PDT


Kgab

Tour the Haunted Bell Tower of St. Mark's Church Wyoming [VIDEO]
Kgab
Even if there were not a spirit trapped up there the adventure of climbing the old bell tower would have been worth it. The video has the story of who might be haunting the old church tower and why. Then, we get to see how they ring the old bells, from ...

Campanologists and historians looking forward to bell ringing fun at St James' Church, Bishampton - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 04:30 AM PDT


Campanologists and historians looking forward to bell ringing fun at St James' Church, Bishampton
Tewkesbury ADMAG
CAMPANOLOGISTS and historians alike can enjoy a double whammy this coming weekend with two talks from bell ringing experts at 12th Century St. James' Church, Bishampton. Historian and ... See www.bishamptonthrockmorton.co.uk for more details.

Campanologists and historians looking forward to bell ringing fun at ... - Evesham Journal

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 04:30 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Campanologists and historians looking forward to bell ringing fun at ...
Evesham Journal
CAMPANOLOGISTS and historians alike can enjoy a double whammy this coming weekend with two talks from bell ringing experts at 12th Century St.…

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Campanologists and historians looking forward to bell ringing fun at St James' Church, Bishampton - Evesham Journal

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 04:30 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Campanologists and historians looking forward to bell ringing fun at St James' Church, Bishampton
Evesham Journal
CAMPANOLOGISTS and historians alike can enjoy a double whammy this coming weekend with two talks from bell ringing experts at 12th Century St. James' Church, Bishampton. Historian and author, Chris Pickford, will be presenting 'Let the Steeple Bells ...

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Service marks £56k restoration of St Thomas church bells in Bradwell on Sea - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 12:00 AM PDT


Maldon and Burnham Standard

Service marks £56k restoration of St Thomas church bells in Bradwell on Sea
Maldon and Burnham Standard
... held the service at St Thomas the Apostle church in Bradwell on Sea. Plans to restore the bells, some of which date back to 1744, started in 2013. Two smaller bells, which had been missing for more than 100 years, were replaced to give the tower ...

For Whom the Bells Toll: A History of the South College Carillon - The Wesleyan Argus

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 07:57 PM PDT


The Wesleyan Argus

For Whom the Bells Toll: A History of the South College Carillon
The Wesleyan Argus
When the bells finally arrived in October, the University hired Henry Bacon and Daniel F. Gibbons to design a new bell tower and install the bells, respectively. The following ... At the dedication of the eight new bells, Bell & Scroll played four ...

SkyView 2: Placing the bell tower on the new Bethlehem Lutheran Church - WBAY

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 10:04 AM PDT


WBAY

SkyView 2: Placing the bell tower on the new Bethlehem Lutheran Church
WBAY
The church was founded in the 1870s and it was the early 1900s when they acquired a new bell. And Monday that bell will continue to ring in their new building. It's about a mile trek across town to the construction site of Bethlehem Church's new ...

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CPH's 'The Diary of Anne Frank' so much more than a memorial - Cleveland Jewish News

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 08:36 AM PDT


Cleveland Jewish News

CPH's 'The Diary of Anne Frank' so much more than a memorial
Cleveland Jewish News
Another is surround-sound designer Daniel Perelstein's super-saturation of the space with the occasional blare of a passing police siren, the chiming of the bell from the Westerkerk church's clock tower, the roar of planes flying by overhead and the ...
Row over German high-speed train called Anne FrankBBC News
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Bell tolls in Srinagar's oldest church after 5 decades - Times of India

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 08:08 AM PDT


Bell tolls in Srinagar's oldest church after 5 decades
Times of India
Haji Malik said, "We decided to come together to participate in the bell ringing to clear misconceptions that Kashmiris are intolerant of other faiths. The Kashmiri majority believes that Islam does not teach attacking or browbeating the people of ...

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Saving the Cayuga mission: Congregation hopes to raise $15K for restoration project - Grandlakenews

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 07:34 AM PDT


Grandlakenews

Saving the Cayuga mission: Congregation hopes to raise $15K for restoration project
Grandlakenews
Those funds will be used by the congregation to complete the restoration process, begun by a team of historical preservation engineers in the past two years. The front ... Included in the Oct. 25, 1896 dedication ceremony was the ringing of a bronze ...

In Pictures: Protesters make last-ditch attempt to save historic Union ... - Hong Kong Free Press

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 06:55 AM PDT


Hong Kong Free Press

In Pictures: Protesters make last-ditch attempt to save historic Union ...
Hong Kong Free Press
The church leadership signed a deal with Henderson Land Development earlier this year to redevelop the 68-year-old stone structure in Mid-levels into a ...

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Loughborough's weather-beaten Carillon Tower set for £300000 revamp - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 04:29 AM PDT


Leicester Mercury

Loughborough's weather-beaten Carillon Tower set for £300000 revamp
Leicester Mercury
... Charnwood Borough Council is set to approve a £282,000 package of repairs and cleaning. Carillon, Queens Park, Loughborough. The proposed works include a £103,000 refurbishment of the Carillon's 47 bells by the John Taylor Bell foundry in the town.

5 Chilling City Churchyards That'll Freak You Out - Londonist

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 03:35 AM PDT


5 Chilling City Churchyards That'll Freak You Out
Londonist
... church with the prison to deliver 12 tolls of the execution bell, striking fear into the hearts of those set to meet their maker in the morning. The church still houses the bell to this day — and who knows how many spirits. Still not scared? The ...

Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg - My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 03:50 PM PDT


My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg
My Sunshine Coast (press release)
Church bells will sound across the region on Monday 30 October as the area celebrates the return of nesting turtles to Mon Repos. Environment ... “For Bundaberg, the ringing of these bells is a reminder of how crucial the region is to the conservation ...

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Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg Sunshine Coast - My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 03:50 PM PDT


My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg Sunshine Coast
My Sunshine Coast (press release)
Church bells will sound across the region on Monday 30 October as the area celebrates the return of nesting turtles to Mon Repos.

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Celebrating Halloween early - Belleville Intelligencer

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 02:00 PM PDT


Belleville Intelligencer

Celebrating Halloween early
Belleville Intelligencer
ivy MacDonald took home top honours in the teen category for her Cruella de Vil costume at the annual Haunting in the Hamlet Halloween costume contest on Saturday October 28, 2017 in Consecon, Ont. MacDonald is the longest running first-place winner in ...

Wentworth church appeals for help to find stolen hand bells - ITV News

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 10:05 AM PDT


ITV News

Wentworth church appeals for help to find stolen hand bells
ITV News
The hand bell ringers at a church in South Yorkshire are appealing for help to find six bells which have been stolen. A total of 16 bells were originally taken from Holy Trinity Church in Wentworth, disrupting rehearsals for this year's Christmas carol ...

After 50 years, bell rings in harmony at Kashmir's 120-year-old church - The Hindu

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 08:53 AM PDT


The Hindu

After 50 years, bell rings in harmony at Kashmir's 120-year-old church
The Hindu
The arson of 1967 was triggered by the Arab-Israeli war, and the church was rebuilt a few years later. The new bell is made of cast iron and was installed by local carpenters and labourers, aided by those from outside. On Sunday, as the bell rope was ...

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The biggest metal band on the planet roll into Manchester - Purple Revolver

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 08:11 AM PDT


Purple Revolver

The biggest metal band on the planet roll into Manchester
Purple Revolver
No matter how many times you hear the familiar sounds of Ennio Morricone's “The Ecstasy of Gold” ringing out, there is just something about it that has the hairs on the back of your neck standing on end. ... Despite being much maligned for some of ...

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WEEKEND WEB: Early wake-up call is a little alarming - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 06:07 AM PDT


Spalding Guardian

WEEKEND WEB: Early wake-up call is a little alarming
Spalding Guardian
It soon became apparent that the bells from the church next door were chiming 6 o'clock. An early start for everyone staying in the picturesque town of Hallstatt in Salzkammergut, the Lake District of Austria. This was our second stop on a walking ...

Yorkville United Methodist Church celebrates 175 years - Journal Times

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 03:45 AM PDT


Journal Times

Yorkville United Methodist Church celebrates 175 years
Journal Times
Also happening Sunday is the dedication of a new bell tower on the church property. The tower will hold a 1,400-pound church bell which was first hung in the church in 1919, and has been in storage since 1999, when it was taken down in preparation for ...

Bohol folk regain source of pride - Inquirer.net

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 02:55 PM PDT


Inquirer.net

Bohol folk regain source of pride
Inquirer.net
TAGBILARAN CITY — Four years after the devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the province, Boholanos are still haunted by the memory of lost heritage churches. ... Built in 1595, its portico and bell tower collapsed during the 2013 earthquake.

FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE No. 46: Bethesda-by-the-Sea church, 1925, Palm Beach - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 03:49 AM PDT


Sarasota Herald-Tribune

FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE No. 46: Bethesda-by-the-Sea church, 1925, Palm Beach
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The grey stone façade, the loggia, the courtyard, the stained glass and the bell tower all speak to the wealth of the parish. The architectural partnership featured Phil ... The church is currently undergoing a restoration project. “Florida Buildings I ...

25 of the most haunted places in East Anglia - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 01:08 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

25 of the most haunted places in East Anglia
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Licensees have heart a bell ringing in the upper bar, when they know no-one is there. .... Its bells fell to the ground but were undamaged and became the centre of a fierce wow between the vicar and the churchwardens over what should happen to them.

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Vicar known as The Rambling Reverend defrocked for adultery with ... - The Sun

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 07:17 PM PDT

Traveling with Kids through Europe's Low Countries | The Province - The Province

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 03:18 PM PDT


The Province

Traveling with Kids through Europe's Low Countries | The Province
The Province
After years of saving up points and diligently pouring over the requisite guidebooks, my immediate thought after booking our highly-anticipated vacation was: Oh ...

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Old church becomes one-stop bridal shop - The Straits Times

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 02:02 PM PDT


The Straits Times

Old church becomes one-stop bridal shop
The Straits Times
LONDON • A different bell - the wedding one - is ringing in a building that once housed a church. With its grand Ionic portico and belfry tower, Number One Marylebone is an imposing structure. The former Holy Trinity Church, just across the road from ...

Chesterfield marks centennial of historic courthouse - Progress Index

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 01:08 PM PDT


Progress Index

Chesterfield marks centennial of historic courthouse
Progress Index
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY — The county rang in the old on Thursday, tolling 100 peals as part of a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Historic 1917 Courthouse on the Historic Courthouse Green. Led by Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia ...

About Town - Emporia Gazette

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 09:14 AM PDT


About Town
Emporia Gazette
Emporians are in for a magical time when five world-class illusionists take the stage of the Granada Theatre. The Champions of Magic will be arriving from the west end of London for two shows at 2:30 and 7 p.m. on Saturday. Floor tickets are $20 for ...

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