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

Jul 23
Cripplegate
Jul 30
Cornhill
Aug 6
St Sepulchre
Aug 13
St Magnus

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

The next business meeting will be held on 13th Aug at The Counting House, Cornhill.

New Members

DAVID L THOMAS, Liverpool

MARTIN J GENTILE, Liverpool

NICKI J LANG, Newton St Loe

In Memoriam

DAVID K GOUGH, Oswestry
JOHN A SMITH, Hobart, Tasmania
LEE SOUTHALL, Wolverhampton
KEITH G GAME, Chichester
MICHAEL T HEBDEN, Banwell
PAUL J BLOOMFIELD, Hornchurch

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

Country Meeting

13th July 2019

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

Peal Weekend

21st-22nd September 2019

The Society Peal Weekend will take place over the weekend of 21st-22nd September. Further information is available here.

Anniversary Dinner

2nd November 2019

The 2019 Anniversary Dinner will take place on Saturday 2nd November. Further information is available here.

Recent Society Peals

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5184 Turramurra Surprise Major
Rung on Sunday, 14 July 2019
at Barrow Gurney (Blessed Virgin Mary and St Edward King and Martyr), Somerset.

5152 Spliced Major
(2 Methods)

Rung on Sunday, 14 July 2019
at Bristol (St Philip and St Jacob), Bristol.

5000 Bristol Surprise Royal
Rung on Friday, 12 July 2019
at Berkeley (St Mary the Virgin), Gloucestershire.

5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
Rung on Friday, 12 July 2019
at Bristol (St Ambrose, Whitehall), Bristol.

5042 Bristol Surprise Maximus
Rung on Friday, 12 July 2019
at Chilcompton (St John the Baptist), Somerset.

See more.