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

Sep 17
St Paul's Cathedral
Sep 24
Cripplegate
Oct 1
St Sepulchre
Oct 8
St Magnus

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

The next business meeting will be held on 8th Oct at Williamson's Tavern, Groveland Court.

New Members

ALISON HUNT, Catherington
IAN P HUNT, Catherington

In Memoriam

GEORGE E GREEN, Hardingstone
RONALD H COOK, Great Glen

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.

2018 Anniversary Dinner

The 2018 Anniversary Dinner was held on Saturday 3rd November. A report and photographs is 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

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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5007 Stedman Cinques
Rung on Sunday, 15 September 2019
at Loughborough (Bell Foundry Tower), Leicestershire.

5019 Stedman Caters
Rung on Saturday, 14 September 2019
at Ashby de la Zouch (St Helen), Leicestershire.

5148 Spliced Maximus
(8 Methods)

Rung on Saturday, 14 September 2019
at City of London (St Michael, Cornhill).

5040 Surprise Minor
Rung on Friday, 13 September 2019
at Jersey (St Mark the Evangelist), Jersey.

5024 Jersey Surprise Major
Rung on Thursday, 12 September 2019
at Jersey (St John in the Oaks), Jersey.

See more.