The Ancient
Society of
College
Youths
Est. 1637

The Ancient Society of College Youths

Established in 1637, the Society is the premier change ringing society in the City of London, with a national and international membership that promotes excellence in ringing around the world.

Master 2018-19
Leigh D G Simpson

Practices & Meeting

May 28
Jewry
Jun 4
Cripplegate
Jun 11
Cornhill
Jun 18
St Paul's Cathedral

Practices are held at 6:30pm except at St Sepulchre (6:10pm).

The next business meeting will be held on 11th Jun at The Counting House, Cornhill.

New Members

SANDRA Y ALFORD, Warnham

OLIVER C BATES, Exeter

In Memoriam

ROGER F OVERINGTON, Heckington
GRAHAM C GRANT, Winchester
IVAN L ANDREWS, Bradpole
ROGER TINGLEY, Hereford
A ROBIN GUY, Clifton-upon-Dunsmore
RONNIE STILLWELL, Steyning
RUTH H SMITH, Melbourne, Derbyshire

2018 Anniversary Dinner

The 2018 Anniversary Dinner was held on Saturday 3rd November. A report and photographs will follow in due course.

2018 Country Meeting

The 2018 Country meeting was held in Cardiff. A report and photographs is available here.

Graham John Peal Day

On 6th January a series of peals composed by Graham John was organised. More details are available here.

The Coffee Pot

Some Former HQ Pubs

The 2017 newsletter includes an excerpt from an article on meeting places used by the Society from the late 18th century to the present day, written by our former Librarian, Chris Ridley.

The full version of the article is available here.

Election of Officers

At the November meeting Leigh Simpson was elected as Master. Henry Coggill becomes Immediate Past Master, a position vacated by Rob Lee. Swaz Apter was elected Senior Steward, and Ryan Noble joined the top table after his election as Junior Steward.

Forthcoming Events

Peal Weekend

4th-6th May 2019

A peal weekend will take place around Sheffield over the weekend of 4th-6th May. Please contact The Master for further information.

Country Meeting

13th July 2019

The 2019 Country Meeting will take place in Bristol. Further information is available here.

Recent Society Peals

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5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Rung on Saturday, 25 May 2019
at Barrow upon Humber (Holy Trinity), Lincolnshire.

5014 Stedman Cinques
Rung on Thursday, 23 May 2019
at City of London (St Michael, Cornhill).

5152 Spliced Surprise Major
(23 Methods)

Rung on Sunday, 19 May 2019
at Yatton (Blessed Virgin Mary), Somerset.

5088 Ypres Surprise Major
Rung on Saturday, 18 May 2019
at Ypres (St George), Belgium.

5040 Grandsire Doubles
Rung on Wednesday, 15 May 2019
at Great Oxendon (St Helen), Northamptonshire.

See more.