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 2021-22
Ryan S Noble

Practices & Meeting

May 17
St Paul's Cathedral
May 24
St Sepulchre
May 31
Southwark
Jun 7
Bow

Practices are held at 6:30pm.

The next business meeting will be held at Williamson's Tavern, Groveland Court on 14th Jun.

New Members

HELEN M MAYNARD, Wokingham
NICHOLAS C FIELD, Bath
JOSHUA D P JONES, Bath
SARAH J QUINTIN, Bradford on Avon
RICHARD J ANGRAVE, Matlock

In Memoriam

GEORGE FRANCIS, Warnham
IAN W TAYLOR, Middlewich

Election of Officers

At the November meeting Ryan Noble was elected as Master. James Marchbank progressed to Senior Steward, and Andrew Bradford is the new Junior Steward.

2021 Anniversary Dinner

The 2021 Anniversary Dinner was held on Saturday 6th November. A report and photographs will be available soon.

Obituaries

Click here for tributes to departed members received while meetings were taking place online.

2019 Anniversary Dinner

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

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

National 12 Bell Eliminator

26th March 2022

The society is hosting an eliminator for the 2022 National 12-bell Striking Contest on Saturday 26th March.

Leicester Peal Weekend

30th April 2022

An additional peal weekend will take place in Leicester for the early May Bank holiday weekend.

Country Meeting

9th July 2022

The 2022 Country Meeting will take place in Oxford.

UK22

20th - 29th August 2022

Members from outside the UK will join with us again for the UK22 tour.

Peal Day

17th September 2022

The 2022 Peal Weekend will take place on the third weekend in September.

Anniversary Dinner

5th November 2022

The 2022 Anniversary Dinner will take place at The Grand Connaught Rooms.

Upcoming Peal Attempts

19th May, Cornhill Vestry
Stedman Cinques (hb)

24th May, Bishopstoke
6 Spliced Caters & Royal

30th May, Cripplegate
Stedman Cinques

1st June, Wingrave
London Surprise Major

6th June, Darley Dale
Bristol Surprise Major

See all.

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