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

Aug 20
Jewry
Aug 27
Southwark
Sep 3
Cripplegate
Sep 10
Cornhill

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

The next business meeting will be held on 10th Sep at Williamson's Tavern, Groveland Court.

New Members

HAYLEY J YOUNG, Truro
CLAIRE J SOWDEN, Penzance
HELEN C MANSLEY, Bristol
MATTHEW N JEROME, Bristol
ADAM J BENNETT, Bristol
JONATHAN D STOREY, Mangotsfield

In Memoriam

PAUL J BLOOMFIELD, Hornchurch
SUSAN E MARSHALL, Kineton

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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5070 Stedman Cinques
Rung on Saturday, 17 August 2019
at City of London (St Magnus the Martyr, London Bridge).

5040 Surprise Minor
(7m)

Rung on Friday, 16 August 2019
at Cookley (St Peter), Worcestershire.

5019 Stedman Cinques
Rung on Thursday, 15 August 2019
at City of London (St Magnus the Martyr (ringing room)).

5080 Spliced Surprise Royal
Rung on Tuesday, 13 August 2019
at Fulham (All Saints), Greater London.

5136 Bristol Surprise Maximus
Rung on Saturday, 10 August 2019
at Portsmouth (Cathedral Church of St Thomas of Canterbury), Hampshire.

See more.