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Merseybells news feed as published


Carillon Festival rings in spring at Bok Tower Gardens - The Ledger (blog)

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 01:09 PM PST


Carillon Festival rings in spring at Bok Tower Gardens
The Ledger (blog)
The attraction has been promoting its peak blooming time lately, and the Singing Tower gets a working during the 22nd International Carillon Festival, which runs from Saturday through March 16. Four emerging guest carillonneurs will debut world ...

Enjoy a twilight tower tour treat of Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral - Liverpool Echo

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 11:03 AM PST


Liverpool Echo

Enjoy a twilight tower tour treat of Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral
Liverpool Echo
New for this year is Twilight Tours with Bells On – a once-a- month chance from May 3 to view the cathedral's bells, the world's highest and heaviest peal. Visitors can meet the ringers and try handbell ringing high up in Britain's largest cathedral ...

Hear hand bell choirs in concert - Edmonds Beacon

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 10:26 AM PST


Edmonds Beacon

Hear hand bell choirs in concert
Edmonds Beacon
Courtesy of: Clint Kelly Pictured are: Bell ringers Teri Wright, Barbara Penniston, Nancy Brosemer and Tom Curd of the Mukilteo Presbyterian Church Hand Bell Choir. Twenty six bell ringers from Mukilteo Presbyterian Church and First Presbyterian of ...

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Search on site - Burns Times Herald

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 09:59 AM PST


Search on site
Burns Times Herald
Chamber Music Bell Choir, meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 393 W. A St. Bell ringers are being recruited. For information call Carol Sawyer, 541-573-6886. A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday ...

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BRIDPORT: Church tower repairs progressing well - View Online

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 06:46 AM PST


BRIDPORT: Church tower repairs progressing well
View Online
... awaited repairs to the tower of St Mary's Church, Mosterton are progressing well. The work involves repairs to the external and internal stonework, the timber floors, extensive repairs to the bell and bell chamber and complete re-pointing of the ...

Valerie June on the songs that move her and the stories she tells - Pitch Weekly

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 06:37 AM PST


Pitch Weekly

Valerie June on the songs that move her and the stories she tells
Pitch Weekly
Stone, like June herself, is otherworldly, hanging on the air somewhere between traditional Appalachian country and Delta blues, with June's voice ringing out like a strange bell. We spoke with June by phone ahead of her opening for Sharon Jones and ...

St. Stephen Presbyterian Church bells ring on - The 109

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 04:07 AM PST


St. Stephen Presbyterian Church bells ring on
The 109
Those in the vicinity of the historic church are familiar with the traditional hourly tune that rings from the church's 200-foot tower. “I know I am always on time because I get to work at 8:30 and leave at 4:30,” Judi Greathouse, the church's ...

Photo Gallery: Bell ringers celebrate St Peter Mancroft Church's 300th anniversary - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 03:54 AM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Photo Gallery: Bell ringers celebrate St Peter Mancroft Church's 300th anniversary
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
... not until 1914 when a group of women seized the chance to try their hand at bell ringing. Now the team behind this research is hoping to publish a book on the history of the church ahead of the 300th anniversary of its first peal. ... The main ...

Hand-bell memories unearth rare winner's medal from 1904 - Huddersfield Examiner

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 01:37 AM PST


Huddersfield Examiner

Hand-bell memories unearth rare winner's medal from 1904
Huddersfield Examiner
The band brought in a paid conductor J B 'Wick' Lodge, whose ability to conduct hand-bells was renowned in the town. He was also a tower bell ringer at Huddersfield Parish Church and lived at 3 Commercial Place (next to the canal) on Commercial Street ...

Hingham Memorial Bell Tower project happening in phases - Wicked Local Hingham

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 10:54 PM PST


Hingham Memorial Bell Tower project happening in phases
Wicked Local Hingham
Last spring, structural repair work began on the Memorial Bell Tower beside the Old Ship Church, Phase 2 in a 3-phase project. According to Tom Willson, Chair of the Hingham Historical Commission, Phase 2 is now close to completion. After a few “punch ...

90-day blitz underway to revitalize Price Hill neighborhood - WLWT Cincinnati

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 04:25 PM PST


90-day blitz underway to revitalize Price Hill neighborhood
WLWT Cincinnati
(church bells peal) The roots run deep here in Holy Family country. But, wherever you wander in a city of $22 million deficit... (voice of Dwight Young) ("We got to, we have to have jobs. I mean, we have to start jobs in these neighborhoods ...") That ...

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Hingham Memorial Bell Tower project happening in phases - Wicked Local- Weston

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 03:51 PM PST


Hingham Memorial Bell Tower project happening in phases
Wicked Local- Weston
After a few “punch list items” are completed, Willson said he hopes to have the tower open for small groups to tour it “when the weather gets better.” ... Each bell is inscribed as well. They are all replicas of bells in churches in Hingham, England ...

My hidden Washington, DC - The Star Online

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 02:34 PM PST


My hidden Washington, DC
The Star Online
Behind him is a 55-foot (16.76m) bell tower housing 27 bells cast in France that are played every hour. At the dedication ceremony, former President Hoover said “When these great bells ring out, it will be a summons to integrity and courage.” The ...

As Lent approaches, watching for 'the Francis effect' - Baltimore Sun

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 03:02 AM PST


As Lent approaches, watching for 'the Francis effect'
Baltimore Sun
Since he became pope last March, Francis has repeatedly called for a church of service and justice, and not one that is insular and obsessed with doctrine. His calling out of corrupt financial systems that foster economic disparity has been ringing ...

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Pembrokeshire man makes his mark on the Big Ap-peal - Western Telegraph

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 01:53 AM PST


Western Telegraph

Pembrokeshire man makes his mark on the Big Ap-peal
Western Telegraph
"Ringing the opening bell at the world's largest stock exchange on behalf of the people of Wales is symbolic. "As a nation, we have shed old stereotypes to emerge as a strong contender in business. "St David's Day is an opportunity for us to celebrate ...

Last year's race winner Demarest drops out of Pancake race - Leader and Times

Posted: 03 Mar 2014 12:38 PM PST


Montreal Gazette

Last year's race winner Demarest drops out of Pancake race
Leader and Times
In Olney, the Pancake Race tradition dates back more than 500 years to 1445. A woman engrossed in using up cooking fats (forbidden during Lent) was making pancakes. Hearing the church bells ring calling everyone to the shriving service, she grabbed her ...
Olney runner wins International Pancake Day race with Liberal Kansas.com
Olney pancake race enters its 569th year ITV News

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