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Bournville Carillon, Birmingham

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  • Run by enthusiasts staff who love what they do I heard and seen the bells being played by there very own Trevor workman this was amazing day out 
    Run by enthusiasts staff who love what they do I heard and seen the bells being played by there very own Trevor workman this was amazing day out  more »
  • Thoroughly enjoyed my tour of the carillon. Our guide was very informative giving us so much history of not only the carillon but also history of the Cadbury family and Bournville. We saw the... 
    Thoroughly enjoyed my tour of the carillon. Our guide was very informative giving us so much history of not only the carillon but also history of the Cadbury family and Bournville. We saw the...  more »
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  • The carillon is a wonderful building overlooking Bournville Green and is part of the primary school. Once a week (Saturdays ) they have guides tours and once a year they have a taster tour as part of the Bournville Heritage Day. The tour includes a trip (up some pretty narrow and steep spiral stairs ) to the roof to see the bells and to see and hear the clavier (a kind of keyboard) play the collection of bells. Pretty impressive stuff (also wonderful to hear the carillon bells on Christmas Eve at the annual carol service )

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