The bells of St Mary's

St Marys

Getting in close and ear-splitting contact with an eclectic bunch of highly skilled and committed bell ringers, ABC producer Caitlin Gibson treks up into the bell tower at Sydney's iconic St Mary's Cathedral to discover the ins and outs of bell ringing.

Sydney is the home of one of the country’s largest musical instruments which needs a whole band of enthusiasts just to play it.  

Weighing in at almost two tonnes, St Bede is the size of a small car, and is only one of 14 bells that call St Mary’s Cathedral, right in heart of Sydney’s CBD, home.

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The bellringers of St Marys

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