CHURCH bells will ring in solidarity with Paris's Notre Dame after the fire shocked many from around the world.

St Michael and St Mary Magdalene in Easthampstead, Bracknell will be ringing its bells at 7pm to reflect on the fire which destroyed parts of the historic building.

Reverend Guy Cole, said: "This is provided as a space for anyone who wishes to reflect on the many various thoughts and emotions aroused by the fire at the cathedral."

Paris's Notre Dame cathedral was engulfed in flames on Monday, April 15 and saw parts of the building partially destroyed despite the firefighters best efforts.

The French cathedral, which dates back more than 850 years shocked people around the world and people took to social media to express their condolences.

Now, a number of billionaires have pledged hundreds of millions of euros between them towards the restoration effort.

The church in Bracknell will be open from midday to 3pm to locals wishing to reflect on the events in Paris.

Residents will be able to use the church as a place of reflection and pray for the people of France who were affected by the fire.