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

Apr 7
Bow - Suspended
Apr 14
Cripplegate - Suspended
Apr 21
Cornhill - Suspended
Apr 28
St Paul's Cathedral - 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

Informal Dinner

13th March 2020

The 2020 Informal Dinner will take place at Bangers on Friday 13th March. Further information is available here.

Country Meeting

18th July 2020

The 2020 Country Meeting will take place in Oxford over the weekend of 17th-19th July. Further information will be available in due course.

UK20

22nd-31st August 2020

The UK20 tour will run from 22nd- 31st August next year. For more details click here.

Recent Society Peals

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5040 Stedman Triples
Rung on Saturday, 28 March 2020
at Willingham (53 Covent Garden), Cambridgeshire.

5090 Zanussi Surprise Maximus
Rung on Saturday, 14 March 2020
at City of London (St Mary le Bow, Cheapside).

5009 Stedman Cinques
Rung on Thursday, 12 March 2020
at Peterborough (St John the Baptist), Cambridgeshire.

5024 Spliced Surprise Major
(7m)

Rung on Wednesday, 11 March 2020
at Pimlico (St Saviour), Greater London.

5035 Stedman Cinques
Rung on Saturday, 7 March 2020
at Liverpool (Our Lady and St Nicholas, Pier Head), Merseyside.

See more.