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.
Tessa K Beadman
Stedman, Cambridge, and Bristol are rung. Methods from Orion, Rigel, Avon, Strathclyde, Deimos, Phobos, Ariel, & Zanussi are also rung individually and spliced. Strange, Top, and Charm are also rung in spliced.
The next business meeting will be held on 14th Jun at The Counting House, Cornhill.
PAUL R SMITH, Worcester
DAVID F WICKS, Bath
RICHARD D BLAGROVE, Shrewsbury
EDWARD G MOULD, Northolt
ANDREW D BARNSDALE, Haslemere
JAMES W YATES, South Lopham, Norfolk
On March 5th the Master, Tessa Beadman, married Leigh Simpson at St Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall in the City of London. The service and subsequent reception were attended by many ringers and other friends and family from across the country.
At the November meeting Tessa Beadman was elected as Master. Katie Town becomes Immediate Past Master, a post vacated by Simon Meyer. Rob Lee was elected Senior Steward, and Henry Coggill joined the top table after his election as Junior Steward.
A successful Anniversary Dinner attended by 350 members and guests was held at the Tower Hotel on 7th November. A report and photographs are available here.
At Cripplegate on October 24th the Society followed up the National 12 Bell Contest win with victory in the London 12 Bell Contest.
Full results can be seen here.
The 2015 peal weekend took place over 18th–20th September.
The peals rung can be viewed as a BellBoard Event.
The Society's Country Meeting took place in Leeds over the weekend of 18th July. Peals were rung over the weekend and in the days leading up to it, and can be seen here on BellBoard.
After general ringing and a business meeting in Leeds Minster, a dinner was held in the Wellington Suite at the Royal Armouries.
A report and photographs are available here.
30th April - 2nd May 2016
The Master is organising a Manchester Peal Weekend over the bank holiday weekend. Peal attempts will take place on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, and members are invited to let the Master know about their availability and preferences.
16th July 2016
This will take place in Cambridge, with peal attempts in the preceding days and a dinner at Christ's College. Tickets for the dinner are available from the Secretary, for £44.
3rd September 2016
This will take place in Oxford, with participation from members from all over the country. Please save the date!
5th November 2016
Details of the venue and tickets will be announced in due course.
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5088 London Surprise Major
Rung on Thursday, 26 May 2016
at Llanfeugan (St Meugan), Powys.
5040 Spliced Surprise Royal
Rung on Monday, 23 May 2016
at Chilcompton (St John the Baptist), Somerset.
5152 Spliced Surprise Major
Rung on Sunday, 15 May 2016
at Alexandria (Virginia Theological Seminary, Immanuel Chapel), Virginia.
5000 Bristol Surprise Royal
Rung on Saturday, 14 May 2016
at Birkenhead (St Saviour, Oxton), Merseyside.
5040 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
Rung on Saturday, 14 May 2016
at Liverpool (Our Lady and St Nicholas, Pier Head), Merseyside.