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Ring those bells!

Ring those bells!

Ring those bells! Surely one of the most iconic sounds of the Barossa must be the sound of bells ringing out over the countryside. Since the early days of German settlement, the bells in the Barossa have been busy - calling the faithful to worship on Sundays,...

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Advent traditions

Advent traditions

The season of Advent begins today. Do you use an Advent calendar? This tradition – as well as that of the Advent wreath - originated in Germany and would have been part of Christmas preparations for many of the German settlers here in Australia. Advent (Latin - ‘to...

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