Bell tower open at Heene

Bell tower open at Heene
The ringing chamber will be open for limited numbers of visitors to climb the spiral stairs and watch bellringing demonstrations. They can be assisted to ring a bell themselves depending on age and physical ability. Tower bell ringing will be explained and a model bell and frame is available to show how a bell is hung for change ringing. A Powerpoint video will explain change ringing further. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
St Botolph’s, the parish church of Heene, was consecrated in 1873 and the bells hung in 1880. The heaviest bell is the tenor weighing 10 ¼ cwt. It is the only church in Worthing to have a ring of eight bells.
Please be aware that the spiral stairs are steep and there is no handrail. Seating is available in the ringing chamber. Call in any time between 11am-1pm.
Event Details

Genre: Heritage and History

June 22, 2024

Price: FREE

Location: St Botolph's Church Bell Tower

St Botolph’s Church, Lansdowne Road, Worthing, BN11 4LY

Start Time: 11:00

Duration: 120 mins

Age Suitability: Adults only: 18 +

Content Warnings: None, More Information

June 22, 2024 11.00am

St Botolph's Church Bell Tower

Price: FREE


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