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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 ...

Mount Carmel Preservation Society seeks to block sale of Worcester church - Worcester Telegram

Posted: 06 Nov 2017 07:34 PM PST


Worcester Telegram

Mount Carmel Preservation Society seeks to block sale of Worcester church
Worcester Telegram
In 2007, a new pastor, Monsignor Rocco Piccolomini, launched a $3 million capital campaign “to repair the church and restore its original beauty and integrity,” Bishop McManus writes. But only $700,000 - less than a ... Bishop McManus describes studies ...

Sheffield Cath, S Yorks

Posted: 06 Nov 2017 04:00 PM PST

Extra treble now in use: QP rung 29/10/2017

The Falmouth Chorale to Present CAROLS & LULLABIES Holiday Concert - Broadway World

Posted: 06 Nov 2017 03:56 PM PST


The Falmouth Chorale to Present CAROLS & LULLABIES Holiday Concert
Broadway World
His most recent performances include solo guitar recitals at Worcester State College and the Church of the Messiah summer concert series. Scott has performed with Cape Cod Symphony, Rhode Island ... Following intermission, a bell theme governs the ...

Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, Nov. 11-12 - The Register-Guard

Posted: 06 Nov 2017 09:11 AM PST


The Register-Guard

Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, Nov. 11-12
The Register-Guard
This event features Five-by-Fives bell ringers, harpist Janet Naylor, a theatrical performance, Oregon Tuba Ensemble, among others. .... 1-3 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, on the corner of North Fork and Munsel Lake Roads in Florence.

Nailsworth Noël poised to return for another night of family-fun and festivities - Stroud News and Journal

Posted: 06 Nov 2017 06:18 AM PST


Stroud News and Journal

Nailsworth Noël poised to return for another night of family-fun and festivities
Stroud News and Journal
“We'll have lots of bands all around the town, children's choirs and adult choirs, bell ringers and rock bands,” said Caroline. “Santa is back again, and this year we will also have a children's Christmas fancy dress parade which starts the evening at ...

Musical marathon raises over £2000 for St Mary the Virgin Church, Burghill - Hereford Times

Posted: 05 Nov 2017 11:09 PM PST


Hereford Times

Musical marathon raises over £2000 for St Mary the Virgin Church, Burghill
Hereford Times
JASON Walker, one of the support organists at St Mary the Virgin Church, Burghill, has successfully completed an amazing musical marathon by playing 766 hymns in the Complete Anglican Hymn Book. Starting at 8am on October 27 he played every verse of ...

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 ...

All the bells and whistles: St. Luke's in Oklahoma City will dedicate digitized carillon on Sunday - NewsOK.com

Posted: 05 Nov 2017 03:02 AM PST


NewsOK.com

All the bells and whistles: St. Luke's in Oklahoma City will dedicate digitized carillon on Sunday
NewsOK.com
Bob Long, the church's senior pastor, said he and members of the St. Luke's congregation are anticipating hearing bells pealing and hymns and other songs from their carillon. "It's so exciting because the last couple of years, they had been played less ...

Aldenham church hunts for World War One pilot's family | Watford ... - Watford Observer

Posted: 05 Nov 2017 12:36 AM PDT


Watford Observer

Aldenham church hunts for World War One pilot's family | Watford ...
Watford Observer
Churchgoers are on the hunt for the family of a fallen World War One pilot they are organising a commemoration for.

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No political color in healing mass – CBCP - Philippine Star

Posted: 04 Nov 2017 09:48 AM PDT


Philippine Star

No political color in healing mass – CBCP
Philippine Star
The Catholic Church has criticized the Duterte administration's brutal war against drugs that has seen hundreds of drug suspects and even teenagers killed in police operations and vigilante killings. Villegas has called on the faithful to join the Lord ...

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Family life: 'Messy' Grandad and me; Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree; Mum's french toast - The Guardian

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 11:46 PM PDT


The Guardian

Family life: 'Messy' Grandad and me; Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree; Mum's french toast
The Guardian
In the background, a church bell and some peals of thunder could be heard. The music was like something from a horror film and the lyrics were about death and destruction. Dad said nothing while the album was playing. And at the end, little was said.

Aldenham church hunts for World War One pilot's family - Borehamwood Times

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 09:15 PM PDT


Borehamwood Times

Aldenham church hunts for World War One pilot's family
Borehamwood Times
The is a plaque commemorating Lt Kent is based at the church along with a plaque remembering the three bell-ringers who lost their lives and a bigger one naming every man from Aldenham who died. After the war Lord Knutsford put up a marble plaque ...

A beautiful blue Danube river cruise - Post-Bulletin

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 08:49 PM PDT


Post-Bulletin

A beautiful blue Danube river cruise
Post-Bulletin
On Sept. 16, 2016, my friend Nancy Appel and I boarded a Delta flight out of Sky Harbor Phoenix airport for a 7½ hour flight to Amsterdam, then Prague, in the Czech Republic. We cleared immigrations and claimed our bags, exchanging our U.S. dollars for ...

Nuala McCann: I'm drawn to the idea of a silent retreat – it's just the silence I'm not sure about - the Irish News

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 07:12 PM PDT


the Irish News

Nuala McCann: I'm drawn to the idea of a silent retreat – it's just the silence I'm not sure about
the Irish News
One of them clearly hasn't got an A in campanology and the other brother comes and takes over the bell ringing thing. The silence as the brothers went about their everyday work was restful. One brother spent his time folding cloth carefully, getting ...

First Parish at 300 - Canton Citizen Newspaper

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 05:46 PM PDT


Canton Citizen Newspaper

First Parish at 300
Canton Citizen Newspaper
The colonial heritage of the church was also on full display with several members dressing in period attire and a reenactor in attendance portraying Paul Revere — the famed Canton patriot whose copper mill forged the bell that still rings in the ...

BWW Review: THE SIEGE Shocks the Shell with Power - Broadway World

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 01:04 PM PDT


Broadway World

BWW Review: THE SIEGE Shocks the Shell with Power
Broadway World
The fact that these actors are playing Palestinians who occupied The Church of the Nativity while facing off against the Israeli armed forces is not lost on me. I am Jewish and if the truth be told, decidedly pro-Zionist. And yet, what struck me while ...

Call of Duty: WW2 PC review - PCGamesN

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 10:37 AM PDT


PCGamesN

Call of Duty: WW2 PC review
PCGamesN
Later on you are clearing out bunkers along the cliffs of Normandy, barreling through corridors with your stalwart M1 Garand, lavishing every spent clip for the nostalgia-inducing ring that accompanies each reload. This is all gold-standard ...

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Photo Flash: See The Cast of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME ... - Broadway World

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 07:12 AM PDT


Photo Flash: See The Cast of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME ...
Broadway World
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME runs through November 12 at Circle Players Theatre! See photos of Tyler Evick as Quasimodo and Courtney Harkins as ...

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Golden years - The Australian

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 06:02 AM PDT


The Australian

Golden years
The Australian
The eventual rehang included several masterpieces, now living in the Hall of Honour at the heart of the museum, that they have parted with for Sydney. Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, of course, takes pride of place once again. There will be ... He made ...

Guillermo Del Toro on Confronting Childhood Demons and Surviving a Real-Life Horror Story - Hollywood Reporter

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 06:00 AM PDT


Hollywood Reporter

Guillermo Del Toro on Confronting Childhood Demons and Surviving a Real-Life Horror Story
Hollywood Reporter
In my grandmother's house, every now and then, the church bells nearby would chime late, either at midnight or 10 p.m. I would hear the bells going ding-dong, ding-dong, and there was a big armoire in my room, and out would come a hand and the face of ...

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November 4 in Southbury: Church Marks 150th Anniversary - PrimePublishers.com

Posted: 03 Nov 2017 03:18 AM PDT


PrimePublishers.com

November 4 in Southbury: Church Marks 150th Anniversary
PrimePublishers.com
The bell tower, a wooden structure built by Howard Peck, was added in 1885 and recently restored by Tom Gall of Southbury. A bell placed in the tower in 1983 is ... Price is rector of the church. The November 4 service will include a rededication of ...

CHURCH NEWS - The Tand D.com

Posted: 02 Nov 2017 09:49 PM PDT


CHURCH NEWS
The Tand D.com
Prayer line (803-937-5901): 7-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. Sunday. 803-378-7324. Orangeburg Lutheran Church, 610 Ellis Ave., invites interested singers or bell ringers to join its Chancel and Bell Choirs. Rehearsals Wednesday: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bell ...

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An 11-word lesson in brevity from the Great Desmondo: QUENTIN LETTS sees a quick question hurled down in the first ... - Daily Mail

Posted: 02 Nov 2017 06:53 PM PDT


Daily Mail

An 11-word lesson in brevity from the Great Desmondo: QUENTIN LETTS sees a quick question hurled down in the first ...
Daily Mail
As I write this, the bells of St Margaret's church peal forth across Parliament Square after an All Souls' Day memorial service for Tam Dalyell, sometime Father of the House. In the Chamber earlier, Speaker Bercow ladled treacle over Tam's memory ...

Tower's 12 oldest bells, first played a century ago, to be celebrated - UC Berkeley

Posted: 02 Nov 2017 11:00 AM PDT


UC Berkeley

Tower's 12 oldest bells, first played a century ago, to be celebrated
UC Berkeley
The Campanile's first 12 bells were cast by John Taylor & Co., a foundry in England. Each is inscribed with “Gift of Jane K. Sather,” and one bears the university seal and the motto “Let there be light.” (Photo courtesy of John Taylor & Co. Bell ...

Church calls for healing; 'Manlaban' vs EJK launched - Philippine Star

Posted: 02 Nov 2017 10:45 AM PDT


Philippine Star

Church calls for healing; 'Manlaban' vs EJK launched
Philippine Star
Mangalinao said the stop the killing appeal is led by Villegas, outgoing president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, which included the pealing of church bells started in August and ended yesterday. The bell ringing that was also ...

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Bells ring for loved ones lost - Daily Mining Gazette

Posted: 02 Nov 2017 09:54 AM PDT


Daily Mining Gazette

Bells ring for loved ones lost
Daily Mining Gazette
Family, friends and caregivers gathered Wednesday to hear the Bells on the Bay Hand-Bell Choir ring a single bell in memory of loved ones who passed away in the care of hospice. “It shows them ... Each name was read out, followed by a lone peal of a bell.

Faith UMC to ring historic bell - Waynesboro Record Herald

Posted: 02 Nov 2017 06:16 AM PDT


Waynesboro Record Herald

Faith UMC to ring historic bell
Waynesboro Record Herald
Over the years and a few name changes later, the church is currently undergoing a few major renovations to the sanctuary building to include new paint, windows and roof repairs as well as repairing the structural supports of the bell tower. Doris ...

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Wokingham grandfather died after being stung by wasps - The Wokingham Paper

Posted: 02 Nov 2017 06:09 AM PDT


The Wokingham Paper

Wokingham grandfather died after being stung by wasps
The Wokingham Paper
Mr Creasy was well-known in the local bell-ringing community, holding the position of tower captain at St Mark's Church in Binfield, as well as ringing in various churches around Wokingham. Speaking at his inquest as Reading Town Hall today (Thursday ...

Otley's Parish Church Bells to ring out again this weekend - Wharfedale Observer

Posted: 02 Nov 2017 01:55 AM PDT


Wharfedale Observer

Otley's Parish Church Bells to ring out again this weekend
Wharfedale Observer
OTLEY Parish Church's bells will ring out again this weekend for the first time since August. The finishing touches to a £28,565 restoration project, which saw the bells taken down and their moving parts dismantled, were due to be completed this week.

A look inside Beaumont Tower, Michigan State's preeminent landmark - Lansing State Journal

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 03:21 PM PDT


Lansing State Journal

A look inside Beaumont Tower, Michigan State's preeminent landmark
Lansing State Journal
As university carillonneur, it's McLellan's responsibility to make the 49 bells inside Beaumont Tower sing. Climbing 73 steps ... Tuesday was his first time playing the actual carillon, having spent some time on the practice instrument on the first ...

Longtime Trumbull Co. church member takes on restoring bell tower - WKBN.com

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 03:00 PM PDT


WKBN.com

Longtime Trumbull Co. church member takes on restoring bell tower
WKBN.com
... Church his whole life. He's held just about every position you can in a church and seen members come and go and pastors change. Pettitt even remembers the last time the bell rang. “It still gets me. They toll the bell, you talk about it,” he said ...

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First Congregational Church celebrates 275th anniversary - The Landmark

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 08:48 AM PDT


The Landmark

First Congregational Church celebrates 275th anniversary
The Landmark
Although the bell on top of the First Congregational Church in Holden still rings at 9:30 every Sunday morning and on special occasions, just feet above the outdated communication, the building's steeple is home to three cell towers. According to 17 ...

White Nights, grey skies and a Gayle shower - ESPN

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 07:00 AM PDT


ESPN

White Nights, grey skies and a Gayle shower
ESPN
We start at the stunning Botanical Gardens, which our tour guide Kelly explains became a sanctuary because they were untouched by the earthquake. ... Our 4km stroll takes us to a containerised shopping village, which was one of the first projects ...

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 ...

Keeping our Kentish Village Life Alive - INDEX (press release)

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 04:38 AM PDT


INDEX (press release)

Keeping our Kentish Village Life Alive
INDEX (press release)
Thatched roofs, church spire, Morris dancing, chocolate box cottages, cricket on the green, bunting, and of course, the pub. Picturesque villages – commonly defined as being larger than a hamlet and smaller than a town – are a quintessential part of ...

Alban Maginness: The 8894355 reasons why we must resist the extension of the Abortion Act to Northern Ireland - Belfast Telegraph

Posted: 01 Nov 2017 01:01 AM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

Alban Maginness: The 8894355 reasons why we must resist the extension of the Abortion Act to Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph
Incidentally, this figure of 100,000 saved was contested as being inaccurate by several pro-abortion activists and was the subject of a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority. The complaint was fully investigated and the calculation of the ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Trowell, Notts

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 05:00 PM PDT

Ringing suspended until Jan 2018 for ch reordering

Wolverhampton, Blakenhall, W Mids

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 05:00 PM PDT

Ch + fittings(inc bells) now owned by private developer ...
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