Old Church Tower and remained there until 1893 when they were re hung in the New
Church – 16 years after it opened in 1877. This makes them one of the oldest fixtures in the
and our heritage ever since. It’s fair to say they have created a soundtrack to Britain’s
historic moments; they have called out in times of joy, celebration and have tolled
empathetically in times of grief and sorrow. Whether it’s just one bell or a whole peal a lot
of history can be traced through bells.
together. Above all, bells are the sound of freedom and peace; in WorldWar II they hung
silently until the day they could ring out again to mark peace.
This is an opportunity not to be missed.
We're looking at holding an open session for anyone to come and have a go at ringing a church bell; It is an experience you'll never have tried before! (Unless of course you have been a ringer in the past in which case please come back & help us!)
As an added bonus is it's free & open to anyone over the age of ten years! You can come along as a family group as it’s for all ages!
There are steps to climb but it’s well worth it to have lots of fun, make new friends & keeps you fit in mind & body!