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York Minster Bells Drowned Out By Pop Concert

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6:17am 3rd January 2013

A Bell Ringer in York says a New Years Eve tradition was ruined because a stage show carried on at Midnight drowning out the sound of Great Peter.
 
York Minster has rung in the New Year for centuries but this time crowds were entertained by a special event to mark the end of York 800.
 
At Midnight the band continued without pausing for the bells to be heard .
 
Bellringer John Ridgeway-Wood says he's writing to the council asking for an explanation as he feels he and his colleagues wasted their time.
 
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