Appeal of Bells :: Dorset County Association of Bell Ringers

Mini-Ring at the Kingston Maurward Open Day on Sunday 24th June.

DIVAcontemporary STUDIO co-directors Victoria Pirie and David Rogers spent an entertaining morning discussing the Appeal of Bells project with members of the Dorset County Association of Church Bell Ringers and young bell ringers.

Appeal of Bells – Memory and Memorial will be a celebratory event, an opportunity to remember the 33 Dorset bell ringers lost to conflict in WW1. Featuring a newly commissioned performance piece for voices and six bells performed in the Church of St Martin, Martinstown. David Ward (visual artist), collaborating with Orlando Gough (composer), has been commissioned by the Dorset County Association of Bell Ringers to make a multifaceted artwork for Armistice Day Centenary Weekend 2018. Part of a citizen-led commissioning programme, New Patrons (Fr.).

A collaborative project to mark the centenary of Armistice Day, 10th November 2018.

DIVAcontemporary (Bridport) and artconnexion (France) working with the
Dorset County Association of Bell Ringers.

supported by Fondation de France and West Dorset District Council


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