Te Aro Tower, the official name of the bell tower at St Peter’s on Willis, will have an open ringing day.
The tower has the oldest Ellacombe frame in New Zealand and one of the few complete sets of Warner Bells. Come along, spend some time in one of the oldest church buildings in Wellington, have a go at ringing the bells.
The tower access is up very steep stairs. Visiting children must be accompanied by an adult.
You can see us participating in rings around the world on the 200th anniversary of the invention of the Ellacombe frame on our Facebook page or the worldwide index of participants
No booking is required.
Location: St Peter’s Church, 211 Willis St, Te Aro, Wellington
Cost: Koha that will be used to maintain the bells
Health & Safety: Steep stairs with handrails. Prominent notices to use rails and ask for help if required. Warning about steep stairs should be in notice as above. Children to be accompanied by an adult. Defibrillator available.