Society of Royal Cumberland Youths

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July Country Meeting, Saturday 14th July 2018

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Worceter Cathedral
Worcester Cathedral, College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA

This year’s summer country meeting will be held in Worcester.

As is usual the event will cover three days of peal attempts, a tour preceding the meeting and a meal on the Saturday evening. Please sign up early for what promises to be a fantastic weekend.


The meeting will be held at the Cathedral Chapter House, College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA at 3.00pm.

Peals and Event Programme

Peals are available on Thursday 12 July, Friday 13 July and in the morning of Saturday 14 July.

We will confirm in due course the Friday night drinking venue and any recommended pubs on Saturday.

General Ringing

There will be a walking tour of Worcester towers on Saturday as follows:
09:30 – 10:15 St John in Bedwardine, 8, 15-1-16
10:45 – 11.45 All Saints, 12, 20-1-1
12:00 – 12.45 St. Swithun (tbc), 6, 13-0-21
13:30 – 14.30 St Martin in the Cornmarket, 10, 6-2-17

Meeting and Service Ringing

15:00 – 16:15 General Meeting - Cathedral Chapter House 
16:30 – 17.30 Service ringing at Worcester Cathedral 12, 48-0-2


After the meeting in the Cathedral Chapter House, and service ringing for evensong, there will be an evening function in the nearby Worcestershire County Cricket Club, 13 New Road, Worcester WR2 4QH.

The bar will be open from 6pm and dinner will be at 7.30. The meal will be informal and a substantial buffet style menu.  It is an upstairs room with a bar, and the view is splendid. There will not be any formal entertainment but there may be informal quiz for those who are keen whereby people can wander around to complete it.

Sign up for dinner and peal attempts below. The cost of dinner is £18.00. Please credit the Society's bank account, pay by PayPal (a small surcharge applies), or send the Treasurer a cheque. The venue needs numbers by 25 June so please sign up as soon as you can.

Public Transport

Railway stations are Worcester Foregate Street and Worcester Shrub Hill.


There are many hotels and B&Bs in Worcester. As has been mentioned in previous updates this is a busy time and there are many events occurring in the summer so please book your accommodation early.

Location map

Sign up

Logged in members can sign up for peal attempt(s) and evening event. (If you can't see the link to sign up here, and you have a log-in to this site, you can log in here, then you can sign up; alternatively by ticking the paper list on Wednesday or please email Penny Sharpe the Assistant Secretary.)