The DCA Mobile Bell Tower is available for use at public events to promote church bell ringing outside the bell tower.
The model has a full size sally and rings in the same way as a real church bell but weights only 0- 0- 11.3 (cwt-qtr-lbs) / 11.3 pounds [lb] / 5.1 kilograms [kg] on its 70cm / 26in wheel
It can be rung with it’s small clappered bell or using it’s own simulator. When used indoors it needs approxamately 3 meters of ceiling clearance.
Usage rules are as follows:
* The tower can be used at DCA Events if accompanied by a DCA Officer.
* To Hire the Tower (collected from the storage location) a fee of £20 (£10 for DCA Members) per day is charged and a returnable deposit of £50 must be lodged against breakages.
* If the Tower is booked to be taken by a DCA Officer to an event then a charge of £50 per day is made plus travel expenses at 45p/mile.
* Whilst in use the Tower must by controlled by a bell ringer at all times.
For an introduction on Bell Ringing please see the video here