28 Dec - 54 sec - Uploaded by Patricia Gaffney Big Ben London New Year bells chiming. Patricia Gaffney. Loading Unsubscribe from. Big Ben will still bong for New Year’s Eve and other big national events in Britain’s calendar, it was confirmed today. The Elizabeth Tower is famous for its melodic Westminster Quarters tune and chimes at midnight on New Year’s Eve, accompanied by a countdown and firework. Big Ben is to temporarily chime again over the festive season. The Great Bell, housed in the Palace of Westminster's Elizabeth Tower, will resume service from 9am on December 23 until 1pm on New Year's Day.
They were turned back on to chime over Christmas and New Year. BIG Ben's bongs will fall silent again tomorrow after ringing in the New. Exceptionally reactivated for Remembrance Sunday last month, Big Ben is set to fall silent once more at 1pm local time on New Year's day. The familiar chimes started just before the Christmas period, and will continue until New Year's Day.
The bells will actually be ringing out on Christmas Day this year - because Big Ben is set to chime over the festive season. Big Ben's bell, which. Big Ben is set to ring in the festive season as its bongs are restored over Christmas, after being silenced for building work. The chimes were silenced in August of this year for four years, after MPs campaigned in vain to keep Big Ben bonging. Big Ben, currently undergoing refurbishment, was turned back on to chime in the New Year as more than , ticketholders watched on.