Loughborough Carillon and War Memorial

  • Number of bells: 47 (four octaves, omitting the two lowest bass semitones)
  • Heaviest bell: tuned to A, 82 cwt (4210 kg)
  • Transposition: down 4 semitones (A)
  • Practice clavier: There is disused practice clavier in the playing chamber
  • Construction: 1923, J. Taylor & Co.
  • Current carillonneur: Caroline Sharpe
  • Website: Loughborough Carillon
  • Address: Queen’s Park, Loughborough LE11 1HA (view on Google Maps)
  • Technical information about the bells: See relevant Dove’s Guide entry


Recitals are played every Thursday at 13:00 throughout the year and on Sundays at 13:00 from Easter to the end of September. The carillon is also played for special occasions.


The Carillon Tower was built as a War Memorial by public subscription in memory of the 480 men of the town who fell in the Great War.