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 2017-18
Henry D Coggill

Practices & Meeting

Sep 25
Bow
Oct 2
St Sepulchre
Oct 9
Cripplegate
Oct 16
Bow

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

The next business meeting will be held on 9th Oct at The Counting House, Cornhill.

New Members

JONATHAN TOWNSEND, Lichfield

SAM BROOK, Deane

In Memoriam

LAWRENCE F ENSOR, Portsmouth
JOHN M JELLEY, Barrow-upon-Soar
OWEN C R WEBSTER, Rolvenden
F PAUL LEWIS, Staplehurst

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 Henry Coggill was elected as Master. Rob Lee becomes Immediate Past Master, a position vacated by Tessa Simpson. Leigh Simpson was elected Senior Steward, and Swaz Apter joined the top table after her election as Junior Steward. Simon Meyer was elected as Secretary, with David House standing down after six years.

Forthcoming Events

Peal Weekend

15th–16th September 2018

This year's peal weekend will include activities focused on South Devon.

Anniversary Dinner

3rd November 2018

The 381st Anniversary Dinner will take place on 3rd November.

Recent Society Peals

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5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Rung on Tuesday, 18 September 2018
at Bovey Tracey (Wobbly Bob's Campanile), Devon.

5056 Spliced Surprise Major
(8 Methods)

Rung on Tuesday, 18 September 2018
at Godmanchester (The Old Post Office), Huntingdonshire.

5040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Rung on Monday, 17 September 2018
at Kingsteignton (Kings-Ting-Tong), Devon.

5040 Spliced Surprise Minor
(7m)

Rung on Sunday, 16 September 2018
at Bristol (St John the Baptist, (S John on the Wall)), Bristol.

5120 Bristol Surprise Major
Rung on Sunday, 16 September 2018
at Frederick (Calvary United Methodist Church), Maryland.

See more.