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Britain’s Church Bell Ringers Don’t Limit Themselves to Sunday Services

There are magazines devoted to bell ringing, there are bell-ringing societies at universities with their own coats of arms, and there’s even a national council. A few seasons ago, the nation went “bonkers,” as the tabloid The Sun put it, over a pair of bell ringers who appeared on “Britain’s Got Talent.”

Bell-ringing enthusiasts are called campanologists, and Britain has about 40,000. Credit Illustration by Cari Vander Yacht


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Bell ringing seems like a lot of fun!

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