|Bell tale that chimes with dying art and new ap-peal|
Apparently it all starts with "rounds", ringing bells down the musical scale, then you alter the order of ringing with the changes being called out. But the ...
Friday, 28 February 2014
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Man rescued after heart attack in Christ Church bell tower
Victoria firefighters responded to a call of a man in distress in the Christ Church Cathedral belltower on Tuesday. Photograph by: LYLE STAFFORD, ...
Saturday, 22 February 2014
Eynesbury man steps down after 50 years as lead bell-ringer at St Neots church
Life may have changed in the last five decades since George Bonham was a 13-year-old choirboy, but one thing has stood the test of time – his love of ...
Friday, 21 February 2014
|Ancient Saltash church in danger of collapsing after storm damage|
A church's 15th century tower in Saltash is in danger of collapsing after it ... St Stephen-by-Saltash has had flooding problems to the BellTower for ...
Thursday, 20 February 2014
|No bell ringing as storm weakened stonework falls off Truro Cathedral (From Falmouth Packet)|
Part of Truro Cathedral's grounds have been cordoned off after a lumps of stonework fell and hit the pavement below.
No bell ringing as storm weakened stonework falls off Truro Cathedral
A cathedral spokesman has confirmed that bell ringing has been suspended, for a few weeks, until repairs are made, over concerns about vibrations.
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
|Bellringing cancelled after masonry fell 100ft from storm-damaged Truro Cathedral | This is Cornwall|
Bellringing has been halted at Truro Cathedral after masonry was brought down by storms. Cathedral Green has been closed off for fear of more ...
Bellringing cancelled after masonry fell 100ft from storm-damaged Truro Cathedral
The bells of Truro Cathedral will not ring until the problem has been rectified because of any further damage the vibrations might cause. Scaffolding ...
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
|The Mathematics of Change Ringing and Peal Bells - Scientific American|
Change ringing, in which a band of ringers plays long sequences of permutations on a set of peal bells, is a little-known but surprisingly
|Your article: Pocklington church rings in towering refurbishments|
The Church Bells in Pocklington will be silent for about six weeks from mid-March to mid-April. The last time any major maintenance was done on the ...
Man in stable condition after rescue from St James' Church tower
The bell-ringer, who has been named locally as Norman Abel, collapsed in the bell tower shortly after the 10.30am communion service got underway ...
Monday, 17 February 2014
Senior citizens club helps raise cash for bell restoration fund
Hand bells rang out a merry tune at the meeting of the St James Senior Citizens Club last week to raise £500 to restore the bells at St JamesParish ...
UPDATE: Louth bell ringer, 83, recovering in hospital after falling ill inbell tower of St James' Church
THE 83-YEAR-OLD bell ringer rescued 100ft up in the bell tower of St James' Church, Louth, after falling ill is recovering in hospital today.
Saturday, 15 February 2014
World Peace Bell to be rung at WWI centenary commemorations
Bells will ring at dusk across NSW and Australia to mark the centenary of World War I on August 4. The focal point of the ''sombre and respectful'' ...
Friday, 14 February 2014
|Bell Ringer: Old Profession In Modern Time | English Russia|
English Russia ⋅ team
Profession of a church bell ringer has been existing for a thousand of years, though today it is quite rare. When we think about it we often imagine a ...
Tuesday, 11 February 2014
|Bell ringers reach half way point for restoration funds|
Sue Morton and the bells ringers at St James' Church have raised £30,000 out of the £80,000 needed to restore the eight bells, two of which date back ...
Monday, 10 February 2014
Saturday, 8 February 2014
St Matthew's Church fundraising drive will go up a few decibels this weekend
Ring the bell – residents will get exclusive access to St Matthew's Church's ringing chamber when members host fund-raising tours this weekend.
Friday, 7 February 2014
Thursday, 6 February 2014
Plymstock man has been bell-ringing since the Second World War
A BELL-RINGER who was taught the skill by his father during the Second World War is still ringing today. Raymond Treeby, 80, from Plymstock, ...
Wednesday, 5 February 2014
Bell rope stolen from St Andrew's Church at Todber
Churchwarden Gordon Spicer was left disappointed and puzzled after vandals stole a bell rope from St Andrew's in Todber. The damaged was ...