Bournville

George Cadbury Memorial Carillon, Bournville Junior School

The Bournville Carillon of 22 bells dates from 1906 and was augmented to its current 48 bells in 1934. The bells are hung below a domed copper cupola above the tower of of the junior and infant schools on Bournville Village Green. It is owned and administered by the Bournville Village Trust, which was established in 1900 by George Cadbury (who is most famous for his chocolate factory).

The carillon is played on Saturday commencing 12:00 and 15:00.

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Bells: 48

Heaviest bell:, pitched to A#, 64 cwt, 0 qr, 18 lb (3260 kg)

Construction:
1906, J. Taylor & Co.
1934, Gillett & Johnston
2015, J. Taylor & Co.

Website: www.bournvillecarillon.co.uk

Carillonneur: Trevor Workman

 

Address:
School Tower
Linden Road
Bournville
Birmingham
B30 2AA