St Edmund’s Church in Kessingland to host tower open day

The Kessingland Church tower open day in 2016. Views from the tower. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The Kessingland Church tower open day in 2016. Views from the tower. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

People will have the chance to take a close look inside a historic parish church tomorrow.

A scene from the Kessingland Church tower open day in 2016. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A scene from the Kessingland Church tower open day in 2016. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Kessingland's historic St Edmund's Church will host a tower open day on Saturday, August 26, between 10am and 6pm.

People will be able to view the belfry, see its six bells and learn more about bell-ringing during a series of demonstrations.

The tower of St Edmund's is 96ft tall and one its bells is about 400 years old.

Refreshments will be available all day, and everyone is welcome to attend.


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A spokesman for St Edmund's Church said: 'If your visit sparks your interest in ringing you can join us and learn more on our Thursday practice night.'

For more details contact Michael Parker, tower captain and the ringing master, on 01502 740785.

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