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 2019-20
Susan L Apter

Practices & Meeting

Jul 7
Out of Town Practice, Croydon Minster, 7.00-8.30pm - Suspended
Jul 14
Bow - Suspended
Jul 21
Cornhill - Suspended
Jul 28
St Magnus - Suspended

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

Business meetings are suspended until further notice.

New Members

LEE PINNINGTON, Bamber Bridge
AUSTIN PAUL, Boston
KIRA CHASE, New York

In Memoriam

LEONARD W BULLOCK, Romford
GEORGE W PIPE, Grundisburgh
R ROGER SAVORY, Badsey
ANDREW N STUBBS, Birmingham
DEREK FOWLES, Cranford
H MICHAEL WILLIAMSON, Kemsing

Obituaries

In the absence of business meetings at the present time, click here for tributes to departed members.

Covid-19 Update

The Society has suspended all practices and events until further notice. Click here for further information.

2019 Anniversary Dinner

The 2019 Anniversary Dinner was held on Saturday 2nd November. A report and photographs is available here.

Election of Officers

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

Peal Weekend

The Society Peal Weekend took place over 20th-23rd September. Details of peals rung are available here.

Early Society Annual Dinners

An article looking at the early records of the Society's Annual Feasts, written by our former Librarian, Chris Ridley, is available here.

2019 Country Meeting

The 2019 Country meeting was held in Bristol. A report and photographs is available here.

Forthcoming Events

Peal Day

19th September 2020

The Society Peal Weekend is scheduled for 19th September. Further information is available here.

Chester Peal Weekend

10th-11th October 2020

A peal weekend is scheduled to take place around Chester on the above date, pending the lifting of C-19 restrictions. Further information will be available in due course.

Anniversary Dinner

6th November 2020

The 383rd Anniversary Dinner is scheduled to take place on 7th November. For more information please contact The Secretary.

Recent Society Peals

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5088 Bristol Surprise Major
Rung on Sunday, 28 June 2020
at Bristol (55 St Martin's Road), Bristol.

5088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
Rung on Tuesday, 9 June 2020
at Pensax (The Old Stables), Worcestershire.

5040 Treble Dodging Minor
(7m)

Rung on Thursday, 4 June 2020
at Willingham (53 Covent Garden), Cambridgeshire.

5040 Treble Dodging Minor
(7m)

Rung on Saturday, 30 May 2020
at Willingham (53 Covent Garden), Cambridgeshire.

15120 Treble Dodging Minor
(21m)

Rung on Saturday, 25 April 2020
at Willingham (53 Covent Garden), Cambridgeshire.

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