lundi 3 février 2014


Friday 14 February 2014
Casting of the bell at the Cornille-Havard foundry in Villedieu-les-Poêles (Manche)

Friday 28 February 2014
Discovering of the bell “as cast”

Wednesday 23 April 2014 from 10.00 am
Arrival of the bell at Bayeux !!
At 11.00 pm, setting up of the veil made by the Bayeux lacemakers

Saturday 26 April 2014 at 10.00 am
Unveiling of the bell and first ringing during the multidenominational and international scout gathering, with Peace as a theme

May 2014
Exhibition of the bell in the cathedral for more than one month

Saturday 10 May 2014 from 4 pm to midnight
Cathedral Night during which the caster and the sculptor will be explaining their realization

Friday 6 June 2014
Ceremony of D-day 70th anniversary during which the bell will be blessed in the presence of its 9 young christeners from different nationalities

From 10 to 13 June 2014
Setting up of the bell in the South tower of the Bayeux cathedral, with a crane

Saturday 14 June 2014 at 9.00 pm
First pealing of the Peace Bell on the anniversary of Général de Gaulle’s first speech in Free France, followed by a Te Deum at the cathedral

For the future…
The Peace Bell will be ringing in particular on the National Day of each country where the 9 young christeners come from