Sunday, 30 November 2014

Handbells at Christmastide concert at St James' Church, Stretham
... ringers from the area, starts at 7pm and is raising funds for the Ely Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers' Recruitment and Training Fund.

Friday, 28 November 2014

Bromsgrove Standard
Bromsgrove MidWinterFest proves itself popular
Visitors were able to see the town illuminated from 200ft in the air by climbing the church tower, give bell-ringing a go, embark on a scary ghost walk ...

Bells ring out in celebration of stalwart's 50-year 'peal'
Phil Rothera was commended by the Ancient Society of College Youths, one of the leading church bell ringing societies in the world, with a peal ...

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Cambridge News
Do you know who is ringing thebells in these pictures?
Do any of these photos ring a bell with you? This weekend, Memories is reeling back the years to the 90s and early 2000s, and tackling an appealing ...
Cabinet Magazine
... I exercise myself an Hour every Morning upon a dumb Bell that is placed in a Corner of my Room, and pleases me the more because it does every thing I require of it in the most profound Silence...

Ilkeston Today
Ilkeston business backs bellrestoration ap-peal
A donation of £400 has been made from its 'Making a Difference Locally' charity fund towards the restoration of the bells at St Mary's Church, on the ...

Friday, 21 November 2014

Norwich Evening News
Real character whose fame rings through the decades
The bell ringers at Mancroft, one of the finest medieval churches in England, have much to celebrate and the ringers are among the best in the country, ...

Leicester Mercury
Historic Trinity Chapel bells ring out once again at De Montfort University
One of the bells in the former Trinity Chapel at De Montfort University is ... The bells were rung by Leicester Cathedral bell ringers Garry Mason and ... it is wonderful to see and hear the bells ringing again. It is important...

Western Morning News
Safety fears silence church bellsafter 100 years of service
Rev Peter Sear, of the church, said: “The ring of the ten bells is famous for having been used in the past by the BBC and have a reputation of having ...

Gloucestershire Echo
The bells of St Peter's Church in Stanway will ring out again after £45000 renovation
The bells of a Cotswolds church will soon ringout after a two-year silence following a campaign to have them restored. Despite having rung out over ...

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Croscombe Church was struck by a lightning bolt out of the blue
Work by the famous Loughborough Bell Foundry of Taylors is due to start ... Three of the bells are considered to be important enough to have been ...

Monday, 17 November 2014

West Sussex Gazette
Bell-ringer rings at namesake town
STALWART bell-ringer Jim Lilley has ticked off another item on his to-do list, this time ringing the bells at his namesake town. Mr Lilley, of Shoreham, ...

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Eerie silence from St Peter's Church, Evercreech, on Remembrance Sunday
A similar problem with the bells at Kilmersdon last year saw one of the bells fall from its frame and through the belfry floor, sending the ringers running ...

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Maldon and Burnham Standard
Rallying cry to recruit more bellringers across the Maldon district
If your vision of bellringers is hunchback monks rocking back and forth, yanking ropes, you'd be mistaken. People from all walks of life, who are not ...

Friday, 14 November 2014

The West Australian
London bells ring out in WA
So in a deal that appeased all sides, the old bells were sent to Perth in exchange for 12 tonnes of tin and copper to make new bells for thechurch.

Gwent youngsters raise cash for Children in Need - tell us what you are doing
Newport Cathedral opened the doors to the public to try bell ringing for Children in Need. Pictured from left is Anne Jones, David Pike, Pip Penney, ...

Thursday, 13 November 2014

The West Australian
London bells ring out in WA
The Bells of St Martin-in-the-Fields rang across London when Sir Francis ... "The peal of change ringing bells in the Bell Tower is one of the largest ...

School choir sings for Children in Need
Bell ringers at St Woolas Cathedral, Stow Hill. opened the doors to the public to have a go for charity. Pictured [4th picture] is Dewi Timothy 11 from Bassaleg having a go. Pictured [5th picture] from left is Anne Jones, David Pike, Pip Penney, Perry Turner and John Hopkins ...

Hereford Times
Bell ringers ring a quarter peal
Ringing the bells were from left to right – Mike Mason, James Hanks, Kate ... A QUARTER peal was completed on the bells at St Andrew's Church, ...

Sunday, 9 November 2014

Bristol Post
Emotive Remembrance Day service at St Mary RedcliffeChurch tonight
A half-muffled peal of bells will be rung at St Mary Recliffe Church tonight before an emotive Remembrance Sunday evening service. The bells are ...

Friday, 7 November 2014

Biggleswade Today
Ringing the changes followed by tragedy
As a more permanent memorial of the ringers of 1912 it is hoped that thebells of St Andrew's can be renovated and updated so as to ensure that they ...

The Press, York
Bell ringing will form part of Remembrance Sunday commemorations in the area
THE fittingly mournful sound of half-muffled church bells will be heardringing across Rolleston-on-Dove this weekend as part of Remembrance ..

Derbyshire Times
Chesterfield church seeks £3k to repair bells
To help fund the repairs, bell ringers have organised a special fashion show ... “The church has many financial expenditure commitments and the bell ...

Fake Church Bells Silenced as Loyola Installs Real BronzeBells at Chapel
ROGERS PARK — The sound of church bells ringing has been heard for ... The bells were made by Ohio bell-maker The Verdin Company for ...

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

BBC News
The gunpowder plot
While the official ceremonies waned over time, the popular festivities marked by bell-ringing, bonfires and fireworks grew in popularity. By the late 18th ...

[Bellringing is associated with November 5th, according to the BBC!]

Rochdale Online
St Barnabas Church, Shore
On Saturday 8 November the Bell Ringing Associations will be ringing from 11.00am to 11.45am and 3.00pm to 5.00pm. Sunday 9 November join us ...

Stroud Life
We will remember them - sacrifice marked with ceremonies and exhibitions across Stroud
As Stroud Life reported last month, bell ringers in Bisley are ringing peals on the anniversary of the death of each of the village's fallen in the First ...

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Basingstoke Gazette
Historic bells return to Monk Sherborne church
Four of All Saints' five bells were removed by bellhangers Whites of Appleton, who sent them to the Whitechapel Bell Foundry where they were ...

Monday, 3 November 2014

Bucks Free Press
Village to ring church bell in memory of every fallen war hero
THE fallen World War One heroes of a South Bucks village will each be remembered by the community after it was arranged for the church bells to be ...

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Saturday, 1 November 2014
High inspiration in the Fens
(I wrote here last year about it being in danger from storms, and I'm glad to report it should be mended and the bells ringing by Christmas.) These are ...