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St Andrew's Bellringers

Would you like to learn how to ring church bells?

Or maybe you have done so in the past and would like to return?

St Andrew’s has a ring of 8 bells and would love to welcome new ringers to the tower. 

Our practice night is Thursday at 7.45pm, but please check before coming.

Our Tower Captain, Alex, can be contacted via the Church Office or via the link below.

 

A snippet of the history of our bells

The church tower, built in 1962-3, contains eight bells, which are rung each Sunday, for weddings and other special occasions.  Six of the eight bells, which were installed in the tower in 1982, came from the redundant church of St Mary, Bedford, south of the river. The earliest is a pre-Reformation bell, dating from around 1510 and none of the six is younger than the mid-eighteenth century. Two new treble bells were cast by Taylor of Loughborough in 1982. A new angelus bell, separate from the 8, was provided at the same time and is rung each day before morning and evening prayer.