Westminster, The Queen’s Tower, Imperial College London

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Westminster, The Queen’s Tower, Imperial College London, SW7 2DD (TQ266792) 10 bells — 38- 1-15 in Db.

 

Ringing usually takes place for an hour, typically from 1300, on a limited number of dates each year but is currently suspended whilst work takes place on the tower.

 

QT (JW)When ringing takes place visitors can usually be accommodated but we ask that you make contact in advance.

You should bear in mind that with 239 steps to the ringing chamber, a 38 cwt tenor and considerable tower movement, strong legs and arms and good bell-handling are indispensible qualifications for ringing here.

For more details about the tower and bells see the website: http://www.ringing.info/qt.html

The article here

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_22-4-2016-13-52-21

includes a video (360 degree view in some browsers) of the bells being rung on 21st April 2016, for the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Tower contact: James White, 2 Elvetham Crescent, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 1BU; 01252 662043, 07931 195595, mail.james.white@gmail.com

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