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The Submerged Bells

It is now a well known fact that during his reign Henry VIII set out groups to destroy abbeys and churches that belonged to the Catholic faith as he built up the Church Of England, one of those abbeys was the famous Whitby Abbey. 229 more words


Churches around World Ring Funeral Bells for Aleppo

Hundreds of churches across the world are ringing funeral bells to draw attention to the suffering Syrian city of Aleppo.

CHR Comment: A Lutheran vicar in Finland, Teemu Laajasalo, started ringing the church bells to raise awareness of the immoral acts against civilians in Aleppo. 52 more words

Modern Church

Ringing of the Bells

I almost got my bell rung taking this video of the church bells. No, really. I almost got beat up.

The Presbyterian church in this neighborhood rings its bells every Friday at noon. 533 more words


Brierley Hill - First Practice Update

Tony Daw writes:

Excellent and well run practice at Brierley Hill this evening with Call Changes, “Rounds & Backrounds” Plain Bob, Grandsire and Stedman Triples and Kent and Cambridge Major. 82 more words

Birmingham School Of Bellringing

Silent Tower Reopens

Congratulations to BSoBR students Jenny and Tim Sunter on achieving their goal!

Tim Sunter writes:

After two and a half years of learning with the school, we are pleased to announce that Brierley Hill, St Michael’s, will commence bell ringing practice nights on Friday 28th October, 7.45pm until 9pm. 261 more words

Birmingham School Of Bellringing

Christmas Bells

Bells, especially Church Bells, have traditionally been associated with Christmas for a long time. In the Anglican and Catholic churches, the church day starts at sunset, so any service after that is the first service of the day. 239 more words


Dismantling the bells

Tuesday, the bell dismantlers came
to climb the belfry with hammer and ax,
to knock lose the bearings,
to cut down the wheels,
to saw holes in the floor,
and lower the bells down into the nave,
where they were bundled in trucks and driven away.