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posted 26 Feb 2018, 16:08 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 26 Feb 2018, 16:08 ]

Wymeswold, Leics

(Tue) PN start time (now 19:30 rather than 20:00)

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Vietnamese community celebrates lunar new year

Loud firecrackers, ringing bells, brightly colored costumes and dancing! It was a day of celebration Saturday at the Vietnamese Martyr Catholic Church in Biloxi as people rang in the lunar new year. It was the annual Tet celebration to ring in the Year of the Dog. The new year celebrations kicked off ...

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RWNYC 2018

The eighth Ringing World National Youth Contest will take place on Saturday, 7th July 2018 in London, hosted by the Southwark Cathedral Society of Bellringers. The following 22 teams will be competing for the Whitechapel Trophy:

  • Bath & Wells
  • Bedfordshire Young Ringers
  • Brumdingers
  • Bucks and Berks Young Ringers
  • Coventry Spires
  • Derbyshire Young Ringers
  • Essex Young Eagles
  • Fen Tigers
  • Guildford DG Young Ringers
  • Go Bellistic! (Salisbury DG)
  • Kent Young Ringers
  • Leicester Rising Ringers
  • Lincolnshire Gamekeepers
  • Lincolnshire Poachers
  • Oxford DG
  • Surrey Young Ringers
  • Sussex Young Ringers
  • The G&B
  • W&P Youths
  • Worcester Cathedral
  • Yorkshire Tykes
  • Young @ Herts

We’re particularly pleased to welcome the Brumdingers, Bucks and Berks Young Ringers and Go Bellistic!, all of whom are entering the contest for the first time.

There will be three qualifying heats in the morning and the top 2 teams from each heat will go through to the final at St James Garlickhythe in the afternoon. In addition to the contest, there will be the opportunity for competitors to ring at other towers in London, handbell ringing workshops and other activities! Details of the day will be published in due course.

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Barrow's St James' Church 'silent' bellringing practice

Silent bell ringing will mean a recruitment drive for new ringers at a Cumbrian church does not disturb the neighbours. The Heritage Lottery Fund is funding an eight-bell training simulator at St James' the Great Church in Barrow. It has already part-funded the rain-damaged bell tower's £175,000 ...

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Riverview celebrates 21 years of growth and success

Founder parents, pupils and their parents, former and present staff attended a thanksgiving service and the unveiling of an arch bell tower presented to the school by the parents of 2018. The Ven Roland Carle from the United Church of Christ the King, opened the proceedings with scripture reading and ...

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Williamsburg First Baptist Church get an over $10000 donation

For decades, the church's bell, known as the “Freedom Bell,” was inoperable and until Colonial Williamsburg fixed the bell. In 2016, the ... The service on Feb. 25, marked the launch of the “Let Freedom Ring Foundation,” which will preserve not only the bell, but the building and other historic artifacts.

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National 12-Bell Striking Contest for the Taylor Trophy

The eliminators for the 2018 contest will be held on Saturday 24th March at Selby Abbey, Southwell Minster and Holy Trinity, Ossett.

Further information is available on our website (12bell.org.uk)

Everyone is welcome, whether you’re participating or not!

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow @National12Bell on Twitter.

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Water damage means extensive renovations for church

The most damage, Ripley said, is caused by water entering the church's bell tower and the four small spires at each corner. "I went up there, and it's ... The Congregational Church will also be hosting a Roast Pork Dinner on March 10; all funds will go directly to the church's restoration. Tickets are $12 per ...

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