Dedication of Jo'burg's new ring

Lewis, C.A. (2009) Dedication of Jo'burg's new ring. The Ringing World (No. 5098, 9th January). pp. 25-27, 29.



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Five years of planning, fund raising and hard work came to fruition in November 2008 when Africa's newest ring of bells was dedicated, bringing the first part of the Jo'burg Project to a successful conclusion.

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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.
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Deposited On:13 May 2009
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