perform the last peal of bells before their restoration.
THE sound of silence rang out over south Warwickshire at the weekend when campanologists
from an ancient church took part in a sponsored "non-ring.
Bell simulators in the first belfry have the same feel and weight as a real bell, providing realistic training for promising campanologists
at a Worcestershire church are preparing to mark Valentine's Day with a ring or two.
Obviously, Liverpool does, in the 21st century, contain many wonder buildings, but only as in: 'I wonder why they ever allowed that WAS the death knell bell tolling at the RC Metropolitan Cathedral marking the Pope's passing rung by waves of campanologists
devotedly working in shifts?
The majority of these - and most of the world's campanologists
, as they are known - are based in the UK.