Get ready for some bells, smells and an organ recital at Dubbo's Holy Trinity Church this weekend.
The church's bells will ring out in celebration at midday on Saturday as part of a global wave of bell ringing to mark the invention of the Ellacombe chimes.
The event will link more than 130 churches representing several different Christian denominations in nine different countries to celebrate the chimes' 200th anniversary.
Holy Trinity parish priest Brett Watterson said it would be an afternoon of smells, bells and beautiful music.
"Following the bell ringing we'll be offering a barbecue lunch - that'll be the smells part of the program - and then at 1pm an organ recital in the church featuring internationally-acclaimed organist Michael Deasey playing the newly-purchased organ," Reverend Watterson said.
Mr Deasey is best known as a long-serving organist and chiormaster of St Andrews' Cathedral in Sydney. He also spent ten years as organist and director of music at All Saints' Cathedral in Bathurst.
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The recital will include Concerto in D minor by John Stanley, Prelude on the Welsh Hymn Tune 'Rhosymedre' by R Vaughan Williams, Toccata in F major by Bach and Piere by Malcolm Archer.
The Ellacombe Chime System was invented in England by parish priest Henry Thomas Ellacombe to allow the ringing of church bells by a single operator, rather than a team of bell ringers.
Reverend Ellacombe created the system as an alternative to using local ringers, which he saw as unruly.
The chimes were used widely thoughout the world in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Currently there are more than 400 Ellacombe chimes in working order in the United Kingdom and at least 40 in other parts of the world.
Saturday's global wave of bell ringing will start in New Zealand and follow the sun around the world to finish 19 hours later in Canada.
"All are welcome to join us for an afternoon Holy Trinity's historic connection with hundreds of churches around the world, enjoy a barbecue lunch an organ recital by a world-class musician," Reverend Watterson said.
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