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We have Fires, Fools and Fuddling aplenty - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 27 Mar 2016 02:49 AM PDT


Morpeth Herald

We have Fires, Fools and Fuddling aplenty
Morpeth Herald
The other competition winners set to appear at this event include poet Nick Short. Saturday night ends with story-telling at the Peppermint Tearoom and a Northumbrian Barn Dance at St George's Church Hall, with old friends Fiddler's Elbow band, led by ...

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SCITUATE PRESERVATION: Lawson Tower study could open door to a new museum - Wicked Local Scituate

Posted: 27 Mar 2016 02:45 AM PDT


Wicked Local Scituate

SCITUATE PRESERVATION: Lawson Tower study could open door to a new museum
Wicked Local Scituate
In Lawson's time and well after, the tower was open to visitors looking for a beautiful view. Lawson hired someone to play the bells nightly. Today, the tower's bells are wound by hand to ring every hour, but can also be played from a bell room at ...

Josh Quinn/Telegram - Temple Daily Telegram

Posted: 27 Mar 2016 02:36 AM PDT


Temple Daily Telegram

Josh Quinn/Telegram
Temple Daily Telegram
George Thirumangalam, pastor of St. Joseph, remembers a time when bells used to be rung at the same time every day at the stroke of dawn and in the evening to call people to prayer. One devotion summoned by the ringing of bells is known as the Angelus, ...

44 day Norfolk church quest turned out to be an inspirational idea - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 27 Mar 2016 02:07 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

44 day Norfolk church quest turned out to be an inspirational idea
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Turreted towers, flint walls, stone tracery and glorious gothic arches punctuate the city. The churches of Norwich are celebrated for their beauty and history and for the sheer number of these remarkable feats of architecture and faith. Last month I ...

“This Barren Land”: Bob Dylan's Gospel Variations - lareviewofbooks

Posted: 27 Mar 2016 12:24 AM PDT


lareviewofbooks

“This Barren Land”: Bob Dylan's Gospel Variations
lareviewofbooks
One of the greatest of all prewar gospel songs, Kid Prince Moore's “Church Bells” was the work of a musician otherwise best known for singing lines like “If that's your woman, pin her to your side / 'Cause if she flag my train I'm sure gonna let her ride.

Bells will ring: Musician will climb 14 stories to play carillon - OCRegister

Posted: 27 Mar 2016 12:03 AM PDT


OCRegister

Bells will ring: Musician will climb 14 stories to play carillon
OCRegister
A carillon is a musical instrument similar to an organ, except instead of pipes, it uses bells connected via cables to a keyboard and foot pedals. Most carillons – typically at universities or churches – are at the top of towers and broken into three ...

Carl Kologie: Sunrise service at Bok - Indiana Gazette

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 10:55 PM PDT


Indiana Gazette

Carl Kologie: Sunrise service at Bok
Indiana Gazette
On Easter Sunday the gates are open and visitors enter free-of-charge for the worship service held on the southern side of Bok Tower. It is also known as the Singing Tower, which houses a 60-bell carillon, reportedly one of the world's finest. Edward W ...

International marmalade enthusiasts gather for Penrith festival - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 08:23 PM PDT


The Westmorland Gazette

International marmalade enthusiasts gather for Penrith festival
The Westmorland Gazette
Louise Folkard, a Cumbrian bellringer who took home the Campanologists Marmalade award this year, after scooping the 'first timer' prize last year, was 'surprised' with her victory. "That's only the second time I have made marmalade!" she said. "If I ...

Square doughnuts feud; troublesome turkeys; fake Facebook page arrest - Arizona Daily Star

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 06:51 PM PDT


Arizona Daily Star

Square doughnuts feud; troublesome turkeys; fake Facebook page arrest
Arizona Daily Star
(AP) — It was raining eggs at a central Nebraska church this Easter weekend. Grace Fellowship Church's annual Easter egg hunt Saturday didn't include the Easter bunny. But it did include a helicopter dropping 3,000 candy-filled eggs from 50 to 100 ...

Saloons played an important role in Breckenridge history - Summit Daily News

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 06:15 PM PDT


Summit Daily News

Saloons played an important role in Breckenridge history
Summit Daily News
In 1891, church officials were able to influence law where saloons had to close on Sundays, and close by midnight during the week. It lasted about four or five months before the church bell tower mysteriously blew up. “About a week later the town ...

Holy be its name - The Hindu

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 05:15 PM PDT


Holy be its name
The Hindu
Of course, most Mumbaikars have a nodding acquaintance with the 111-year-old stone structure: the cathedral has won heritage awards and its pealing bells and octagonal belfries are prominent denizens of Colaba. Most of us have attended a wedding or ...

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"I try to frighten myself": Master musician and curator David Toop on his extraordinary cassette tape archives - Culture24

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 01:03 PM PDT


Culture24

"I try to frighten myself": Master musician and curator David Toop on his extraordinary cassette tape archives
Culture24
"The first of these cassettes comes from 1971. I knew people who had reel-to-reel recorders, but they were really geeky types. I couldn't afford one. Then these portable cassette machines came onto the market. I probably said I wanted one from my ...

In Florence, Easter arrives with a bang - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 11:51 AM PDT


Minneapolis Star Tribune

In Florence, Easter arrives with a bang
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I'd heard a story on the telegiornale newscast about a smitten young man who bought a $1,000 engagement ring to give his girlfriend — inside one of those chocolate eggs. The day before Easter, she exchanged the unopened ... Now we were lost in a cloud ...

Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 11:11 AM PDT


Scottsbluff Star Herald

Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again
Scottsbluff Star Herald
This March 5, 2016 photo shows the tower at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Omaha, Neb. Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's 150-year-old bells ring once again after more than three decades. (Megan Farmer/Omaha World-Herald via AP) MAGS ...

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Bells taken down at Stoke Fleming Church as part of £40000 renovation project - Torquay Herald Express

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 10:07 AM PDT


Bells taken down at Stoke Fleming Church as part of £40000 renovation project
Torquay Herald Express
On Friday, March 18, the six bells and their frame were taken from Stoke Fleming to Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London. They will be tuned and over-hauled, before being returned in July, together with a new frame and two additional bells to bring the ...

Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again - Hastings Tribune

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 07:34 AM PDT


Hastings Tribune

Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again
Hastings Tribune
Damian Zuerlein looks up into the tower as bell founder and campanologist Benjamin Sunderlin inspects the condition of the bells at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Omaha, Neb. Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's nearly 150-year-old bells ring ...

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Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 07:34 AM PDT


Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Omaha Catholic church raises funds to ring bells again
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
This March 5, 2016 photo shows the tower at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Omaha, Neb. Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's 150-year-old bells ring once again after more than three decades. (Megan Farmer/Omaha World-Herald via AP) MAGS ...

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Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice - 11 questions answered - Den Of Geek

Posted: 26 Mar 2016 12:11 AM PDT


Den Of Geek

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice - 11 questions answered
Den Of Geek
If you take the bell ringing literally, maybe Luthor deliberately summoned Darkseid. Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Ultimate Edition. video playing. Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Ultimate Edition. 25/03/16. Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice ...

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Religion calendar - Northwest Arkansas News

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 11:58 PM PDT


Religion calendar
Northwest Arkansas News
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1500 N. Mississippi St., will have Easter services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary, featuring the Praise Team, Bell Ringers and Chancel Choir. (501) 225-5656. • First Lutheran Church, 314 E. Eighth St ...

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100 years ago in Nevada County: March, 1916 - The Union of Grass Valley

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 10:21 PM PDT


The Union of Grass Valley

100 years ago in Nevada County: March, 1916
The Union of Grass Valley
Taylor Foundry delivered new Fords this week to Mrs. Annie Burton, Orrin Perrin, Albert Hooper, P.J. Reilly, E.E. Leichter, Rev. Kiely, Mrs. ... The Mother's Club recommends fire extinguishers be placed on the second floor of the Lincoln and Bell Hill ...

Local religion digest: Fleetwood church to hold outdoor Easter dawn service to mark anniversary - Reading Eagle

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 09:13 PM PDT


Local religion digest: Fleetwood church to hold outdoor Easter dawn service to mark anniversary
Reading Eagle
The bell choir will also take part, pealing an introduction and verse interludes. Christ Lutheran ... Bern Reformed United Church of Christ, 3196 Bernville Road (Route 183), Bern Township: The Voices of Bern and the Bells of Bern will perform at 9:30 ...

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A bagful of Tyrolean hospitality - The Hindu

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 05:33 PM PDT


The Hindu

A bagful of Tyrolean hospitality
The Hindu
After a short stop at Grassmayr Bell Foundry Museum and the Ambras Castle, a romantic 16th Century castle, I took a bus to the Swarovski Crystal Worlds. Daniel Swarovski, founder of the Swarovski Group and a patent holder for a machine to grind crystal ...

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Market Bosworth, Leics

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

Ringing suspended during repairs to spire

Oddington, Glos

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

Church closed for roof repairs; no ringing UFN

Astoria Church That Got Its Start in a Beer Garden Celebrates 125 Years - DNAinfo

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 02:30 PM PDT


DNAinfo

Astoria Church That Got Its Start in a Beer Garden Celebrates 125 Years
DNAinfo
Trinity Lutheran Church, located on 37th Street off of 31st Avenue, will host the free heritage event on April 16 which will feature a performance by the parish's bell ringers and presentation by the Greater Astoria Historical Society. Though the ...

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Religion events from around the Washington area - Washington Post

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 02:20 PM PDT


Pensacola News Journal

Religion events from around the Washington area
Washington Post
Saturday, 7 p.m.: The Great Vigil of Easter features light, ancient music and the first Eucharist of Easter. Bring bells or other (pleasant) noisemakers to ring in the Alleluias. A festive light potluck reception follows. St. Thomas' Church, 14300 St ...
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Ceremonial bell ringing wraps up treatment at Lebanon cancer center - WGAL Lancaster

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 02:12 PM PDT


WGAL Lancaster

Ceremonial bell ringing wraps up treatment at Lebanon cancer center
WGAL Lancaster
The new Sechler Family Cancer Center in Lebanon is carrying on a longtime tradition for patients who finish treatment. Pin It. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. Advertising. Video Transcript. REPORTER: ROSE O'DONNELL CARRIED ON WITH WORK AND ...

Checklist: Utrecht, Netherlands - Paste Magazine

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 12:16 PM PDT


Paste Magazine

Checklist: Utrecht, Netherlands
Paste Magazine
Plus, how can you not love a tower that took the time to play a bell tribute to David Bowie on the day of his death? utrecht terras-neude-2373b-a4s10-c-jurjen-drenth-toerisme Photo by Jurjen Drenth/Toerisme Utrecht 2. ... The Speelklok Museum houses a ...

John Stamos, Keri Russell give advice to their younger selves - Philly.com

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 06:31 AM PDT


Philly.com

John Stamos, Keri Russell give advice to their younger selves
Philly.com
We're talking about a Bieber-Gomez Summit. Anonymous Insider tells E!News former lovers Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are discussing the possibility of getting back together once their respective tours are over. They're hanging out regularly: Gomez ...

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Good to meet you ... Edith Pierce - The Guardian

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 06:13 AM PDT


Good to meet you ... Edith Pierce
The Guardian
The local church is essential to my life. I was a bellringer until two years ago, when I could no longer manage the stairs to the ringing chamber. I also enjoy needlework. I started reading the Guardian when the News Chronicle went bust, as that was ...

Heart-shaped hideaway in Killiney on the market for €995k - Irish Independent

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 05:13 AM PDT


Irish Independent

Heart-shaped hideaway in Killiney on the market for €995k
Irish Independent
They named it Carillon, although it bears no obvious resemblance to the contraption that shares its name. A carillon is a musical instrument usually found in a church tower, consisting of a sequence of bells struck by a clavier. There's only one in the ...

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Sun shines on Easter service at Great Malvern Priory - Worcester News

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 04:25 AM PDT


Worcester News

Sun shines on Easter service at Great Malvern Priory
Worcester News
Share article. The sun shone down on the united act of witness, which was organised by Churches Together In Malvern. Easter celebrations at the Priory include, on Sunday at 2pm, the first ever peal of bells to be rung on the church's new ten bells.

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Where to dine on Good Friday - cleveland.com

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 03:59 AM PDT


cleveland.com

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Where to dine on Good Friday
cleveland.com
216-741-1880. Bell Tower/St. John Bosco Church, 6480 Pearl Road, Parma Heights. Fish Fry. Entree Choices of Deep Fried or Broiled Alaskan Pollock, Pierogi or Eggplant Lasagna-dinners include: coleslaw, roll & butter, dessert, choice of coffee, tea and ...

Music students prepare for church concerts - Lynn News

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 03:27 AM PDT


Lynn News

Music students prepare for church concerts
Lynn News
The chapel's eight bells have been re-hung and, as a dress rehearsal for The Queen's 90th birthday celebrations, a Quarter Peal (lasting 45 minutes) will be rung before the concert - only the second time since the restoration. St Mary's Parish Church ...

Bells and sirens are driving Sliema dog crazy - Times of Malta

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 01:28 AM PDT


Times of Malta

Bells and sirens are driving Sliema dog crazy
Times of Malta
Pealing bells might be the order of the day during the Easter season but one Sliema dog is going barking mad. In these three clips, Muji is heard howling to the pealing bells of Stella Maris church and whenever he hears emergency vehicle sirens. Dogs ...

What a view... take a tour of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral - Peterborough Telegraph

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 01:16 AM PDT


Peterborough Telegraph

What a view... take a tour of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral
Peterborough Telegraph
Tower Tours begin this Easter weekend at Peterborough Cathedral. The trip, led by a knowledgeable volunteer guide, takes visitors up the steep stone stairs and onto walkways looking down into the body of the cathedral. It goes past the bell ringing ...

7 old Iowa churches on their way to new life - DesMoinesRegister.com

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 02:12 PM PDT


DesMoinesRegister.com

7 old Iowa churches on their way to new life
DesMoinesRegister.com
One building is still used for worship but is being restored. Others have been repurposed for an art gallery or a bed .... Doherty said many of the parishioners and neighbors who gathered to watch firefighters spray the blaze in 1995 doubte
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