An online talk about the history of bellringing, given as part of the Churches Conservation Trust lunchtime lecture series on 16th July 2020.
Covid has prevented us from ringing the tower bells at St Helen’s Church on Lundy, but we still managed a bit of handbell ringing,
Most people know of Thomas Hardy as the author of the novels, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure and others, set in the semi- imaginary countryside of “Wessex” . He is much less well-known as a poet. Indeed, until 1898, it was entirely to the novels that Hardy owed his contemporary fame as a leading […]