WHEN THE ONE BELL DOTH TOLL

Did you know church bell ringing is a performing art? Church bell ringers practice and rehearse together for all church services, they even have competitions and sometimes will ring for the joy and love of ringing together as a team. Sadly the Covid-19 pandemic has negatively impacted bell ringing, with churches closed and ceremonies postponed. […]

Two and half hour 'peal' of bells at St Luke's: May 24th

Two and half hour 'peal' of bells at St Luke's: May 24th

A peal on the bells of St. Luke’s Goostrey, the first since 2009, will be rung at 6pm on Wednesday 24th May by a team of six local bell ringers. The attempt to peal the bells will last for nearly two and half hours without a break. What is a real ‘peal’ and why is […]