Monday, 30 March 2009

Bishops fear a backlash over St George's Day bell-ringing
Daily Mail - UK
By Daily Mail Reporter Just five of England's 44 Church of England bishops think church bells should ring out to celebrate St George's Day. ...
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Wednesday, 25 March 2009

The tower tours at the National Cathedral - USA
At the same time, the Washington Ringing Society gives demonstrations of the traditional bell ringing, also known as 'Change Ringing', explaining how the ...
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Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Ringing in changes on the Scillies
Western Morning News - Plymouth,England,UK
Islanders will soon be able to take up the ancient art of bell-ringing after a keen practitioner helped raise £129000 to have the instruments forged. ...
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Today's News Rowdy history of bellringers revealed
Journal Live - Newcastle upon Tyne,UK
ORNATE records detailing the illustrious history of North East bell ringers are being recorded for posterity. Four ledgers recording special peals from bell ...
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Monday, 23 March 2009

Shoreham bell-ringer not giving up yet
Worthing Today - Worthing,England,UK
He first rang at Cuckfield, in 1944, when the government lifted the ban on bell-ringing, a year before the end of the Second World War. ...
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Saturday, 21 March 2009

Simon Linford and his passion for buildings
Birmingham Post - Birmingham,West Midlands,UK
With a passion for ruins and bell-ringing, Simon Linford is not your most conventional chief executive. Tom Fleming caught up with him to discover how he is ...
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Thursday, 19 March 2009

Young campanologist Madie hits all the right notes in bell ringing ...
Bourne Local - Bourne,England,UK
By Amy Morrish A SCHOOLGIRL with an unusual hobby has reached a personal best with a marathon session of bell ringing. Madie Bogosian (11), of Paddocks ...
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Bells are back at 'Austen' church
BBC News - UK
"It's very important for a church of this sort of age and tradition to carry on [bell ringing]," Mr Hawkins added. Re-installing the bells inside the church ...
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Wednesday, 18 March 2009

The bell tolls for Formosa
AboutMyArea - UK
Mark Formosa, the aspiring Conservative MP for Taunton Deane, has been given a lesson in the 500-year-old art of bellringing. He visited All Saints Church, ...
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Christine Walkden to guest star at the Llangollen Gardening Show
Denbighshire Visitor - Denbigh,Wales,UK
She has fond memories of her time in Llangollen: “The people were remarkably friendly and welcoming and I soon settled in and started bell ringing at the ...
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Sunday, 15 March 2009

Campanologist's bells toll for you - New Zealand
Her interest was piqued at secondary school where she learned the rudiments of change ringing on handbells, often the first step in a bellringing career. ...
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Friday, 13 March 2009

A new generation of bell ringers
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Norwich,England,UK
Tower captain Catharine Bundock, whose daughters are learning bell ringing, said the hand bells were a good way of introducing people to ringing and they ...
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Essex: Bells ring out to mark anniversary
Essex County Standard - UK
Among them are St Leonard-at-the-Hythe, Colchester, and Holy Trinity, Halstead, which took part in a mass birthday bellringing session involving 70 churches ...
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Thursday, 12 March 2009

Ceiling fall mystery hits village's church
Midhurst and Petworth Today - Midhurst,England,UK
Asked if there was any chance that bellringing could have been the cause, he replied: "None whatsoever." "At this stage I am waiting for the full ...
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Bell ringing celebrates completion of St John's Cathedral
Courier Mail - Australia
A DOZEN bells ringing this weekend will herald the end of a 17-year and $40 million project to complete Brisbane's historic St John's Cathedral. ...
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Winchester walks unveiled
Hampshire Chronicle - Winchester,England,UK
... 1000 years of bellringing in the cathedral, Colin Cook, city guide, (meet outside West door of cathedral); August 27, A biography of Southgate Street, ...
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Monday, 9 March 2009

Bell-ringer Mary puts the ap-peal back in village
Derby Evening Telegraph - Derby,England,UK
EVERY Sunday, the bells of All Saints' Church ring out across the village of Brailsford – but 20 years ago, it was a different story. ...
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Friday, 6 March 2009

Is this ringing any bells?
Robin Hoods Bay Today - Whitby,England,UK
Thirty four people – both young and old – tried their hand at bell ringing as part of a national bell ringing session to celebrate The Churches’ ...
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Bells all blazing
Singleton Argus - Singleton,New South Wales,Australia
To accomplish a quarter peal, bell ringers had to ring at least 1250 changes on eight bells, changing our bell ringing order every third stroke and making ...
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Thursday, 5 March 2009

Schoolgirl Chloe learns the ropes
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Norwich,England,UK
A Norfolk schoolgirl's enthusiasm for the ancient art of bellringing has won her a new national award in honour of a famous mystery writer. ...
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Sound of church bells returns to City of London
ChristianToday - London,UK
“With the return of the bells to St Magnus the Martyr I hope to promote the ancient art of bell ringing in the City and to ensure that these bells ring for ...
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