President : The Rt. Rev. Bishop of Chichester
Charity No 268588

Monday 12 June 2017, 17:47

BBC Music Day - 15 June 2017

BBC Music Day is returning for its third year on Thursday 15 June 2017, celebrating music’s ability to unite communities across generations. This year bell-ringers have been asked to play an even bigger role, ringing hand bells and in towers around the globe at 1900 local time see information here, including how to participate. Last year over 200 bell-ringing groups signed up across the UK.

This year’s attempt aims to include bell-ringers from as far afield as Australia and Zimbabwe to create a very special bell-ringing moment.

Further details can be found here with the BBC, including a list of the 158 towers (as of 5:30pm Monday 12th June) already registered with the BBC

There is an event on BellBoard to link your performances to with information about the event: http://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/event.php?id=6361.

Email the BBC Music Day team at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you are taking part as soon as possible to let them know and don’t forget to copy This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it as the local press will be interested to know who is taking part and it’s great to share our success!

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/articles/d83e7175-75b5-4bf2-bb34-6ee5b4e4ca05, including Shaun Keaveny having a ding dong. The 6 Music Breakfast presenter gets the chance to try his hand at bell ringing in the tower of a church in London.

Hundreds of other bell ringers around the world, from Sydney to Zimbabwe to the UK, will also be ringing in support of BBC Music Day in a global bell ringing event.

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