THORNTON BELLS

A Works Tour and Museum visit to John Taylor's Bell

Foundry at Loughborough with the opportunity to  

witness the casting of the new treble bell destined for

St.Peter's church has been organised for Thursday,

24th October 2019 from 1.30pm to 3.15pm. You will

be able to follow the development in the art of English

bellfounding over at least 600 years! Where once this

skilled activity was undertaken by numerous itinerant

craftsmen.

A coach has been booked leaving the Bricklayers Arms at 12.30pm, returning at 4.15pm. The cost of the trip is £10 per person and we have a limit of 30 people per tour. There are a limited  number of places available so if you would like to enjoy this experience then please contact Eric Roberts on 01530230743 or email at ericroberts1@btinternet.com by the 10th October to reserve a place.

 

Eric Roberts

Tower Captain, St Peter’s Church, Thornton