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The London Bell Foundry Lecture

November 25, 2022
by the gentle author

As part of this year’s Bloomsbury Jamboree at the Art Workers’ Guild on Sunday 11th December, Charles Saumarez Smith is giving a lecture about The London Bell Foundry‘s plan to buy the former Whitechapel Bell Foundry and reopen it as a fully working bell foundry.

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St Clement’s, Eastcheap

“Oranges and lemons,” say the bells of St. Clement’s.

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Site of St Martin Orgar, Martin Lane

“You owe me five farthings,” say the bells of St. Martin’s.

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St Sepulchre-without-Newgate

“When will you pay me?” say the bells of Old Bailey.

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St Leonard’s, Shoreditch

“When I grow rich,” say the bells of Shoreditch.

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St Dunstan’s, Stepney

“When will that be?” say the bells of Stepney.

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St Mary Le Bow, Cheapside

“I do not know,” says the great bell of Bow.

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3 Responses leave one →
  1. November 25, 2022

    Delightful!

  2. Adele Lester permalink
    November 25, 2022

    Nostalgic post. So glad the site will hopefully continue as a bell foundry. Kudos to all who fought for this outcome.

  3. Robin permalink
    November 25, 2022

    Looking forward to hearing more about the London Bell Foundry’s plan to purchase and reopen the Whitechapel Bell Foundry. The best possible outcome of this whole saga.

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