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Barrow Bells - GALLERY 6 - Open Days Fri 22nd to Sun 24th June 2012

All Photographs © Andrew Pollock/Geoff Pullin (www.barrowbells.org.uk). To ask permission to use - please see contact us page.

Please view the Open Days Leaflet for more information about the event.

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Radio Cumbria presenter Neil Smith records Wombel for broadcast

Age does not matter to have a go at ringing Wombel

Geoff Pullin introduces Mayor (Councillor Wendy Maddox) to computer tower bells simulator 'Virtual Belfry'

The Furness WoodTurning and WoodCrafts Association display.
Wood salvaged from Frame (oak), Headstocks (Elm) and Stays (Ash) will be recycled into beautiful objects.

Geoff Pullin helps John Woodcock MP to have a go at ringing Wombel

Rev. John Hodgkinson has a go at handbell ringing

Owen Osmotherley admires his rope splicing handiwork

Dennis Ellisdon helps a yound girl to chime the 2nd bell (weighing 292 Kg) of the set of 8 bells

Mayor (Councillor Wendy Maddox) watches handbell ringing

John Woodcock MP reaches ringing room in tower, and learns all about St James' bells

Mayor - Cllr Wendy Maddox has a go at handbell ringing

Handbell Ringing with Keith Newby, Simon Pullin, Rev. John Hodgkinson, and Cliff Newby

Tenor handbell


Handbells, some dating from when St James had team entering national contests in 1870's

Some bell parts on display in ringing room

Wheel and bell parts on display

Some more bell parts on display in ringing room