New bells, new founder. Hillandale, South Africa

Lewis, C.A. (1999) New bells, new founder. Hillandale, South Africa. The Ringing World (No. 4600, 25th June). pp. 598-599.



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On the afternoon of Sunday 2nd May 1999, the first ring of bells cast in Africa, the bells at Hillandale, were rung for the first time. This is the second ring of bells to be installed in an institution established by the Order of the Holy Cross, and the seventh ring in South Africa and the tenth ring in Africa.

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Additional Information:Colin Lewis was Professor of Geography at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa from 1989 until his retirement at the end of 2007. In 1990, with the strong support of the incumbent Vice-Chancellor, Dr Derek Henderson, he instigated the Certificate in Change Ringing (Church Bell Ringing) in the Rhodes University Department of Music and Musicology - the first such course to be offered in Africa. Since that date he has lectured in the basic theory, and taught the practice of change ringing. He is the Ringing Master of the Cathedral of St Michael and St George, Grahamstown, South Africa.
Uncontrolled Keywords:bells; bell ringing; church bell ringing; bell casting; bell foundry; Eayre and Lewis; Maria uMama weThemba Monastry; Order of the Holy Cross; Hillandale; Grahamstown; South Africa; Africa
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Divisions:Faculty > Faculty of Humanities > Music and Musicology
ID Code:1183
Deposited On:09 Feb 2009
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