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Wivenhoe church bells

After ringing for a rather special wedding on Saturday 21 March and sadly for the first time since the end of World War 2, the bells will be silent for the foreseeable future. We have very reluctantly decided to heed … Continue reading

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Bells will ring!

On Thursday 8 November, 9.15-10 am a group of North Americans on a bellringing tour will ring the bells at St Mary’s. What is it about Wivenhoe that brought them here, you may wonder? Well, we’re not too sure but … Continue reading

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Visiting bellringers 16 July 2016

We’re notifying the community of a forthcoming ringing event. The Suffolk Guild of Ringers has been given permission to ring the bells of St Mary’s on Saturday 16 July, from 3-3.30 pm. The reason for the occasion has been given … Continue reading

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Visiting bellringers

On Thursday 8 October St Mary’s tower will host a team of bell ringers from Somerset. Bells will be rung  from 4.15-5 pm. Then on Wednesday 14 October a team from Kent will be the fourth, and last, visitors this … Continue reading

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Bells on Thursday

What do they know about Wivenhoe in Leicestershire? It seems that at least in bellringing circles there it is  well known. A special request was received by our tower captain Adrienne to allow a Leicestershire team to ring the bells … Continue reading

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Bellringing for VE Day

The nation’s church bells will ring out to commemorate a significant event on Saturday 9 May: they will mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. The Government has asked as many churches as possible to ring their bells … Continue reading

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