Young Ringers

The YACR Young Ringers are also known as the Yorkshire Tykes. The group is open to all young people aged 18 and under from any of the YACR Branches. Minimum standard is to be able to control a bell unaided. Parents and adult helpers are welcome to come and help.

The Tykes meet on the 2nd Sunday afternoon of each month and visit various Association towers for a general practice or to ring quarter peals. The ringing is usually run by one of the young people and is all aimed at what they wish to ring.

The Tykes also represent YACR in the Ringing World National Youth Contest each year. On 1st July 2017 they successfully overcame 18 other teams to win the Whitechapel Trophy in Birmingham. They will defend the title on 7th July 2018 when the contest will be based at Southwark Cathedral in London. Congratulations to the rising stars of YACR.

For more information contact Jane Lynch on 07807159086 or

Photo courtesy of The Ringing World (Michael Wilby)

Upcoming Events
Tykes Meeting - Sunday 17th June

17th June 2018 Time & Venue TBC
Young Ringers Branch

More details to follow soon. All under 18's welcome.

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RWNYC - London

7th July 2018 Time & Venue TBC
Young Ringers Branch

Full details to follow soon. The Tykes team will probably travel down on Friday 6th July in the evening, stay overnight close to the contest venue (once we know where

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Latest News
Tykes Conquer Liverpool
17th March 2018
Young Ringers Branch

Saturday 17th March saw a party of Tykes and their parents/supporters visit Liverpool. Reduced in numbers due to illness, holidays and the "beast from the East" we still had a

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Tykes Weekend to Worcester
3rd February 2018
Young Ringers Branch

The weekend of 3rd/4th February 2018 saw 12 Yorkshire Tykes and their parents ringing in the City of Worcester. Invited by Mark Regan and the Worcester ringers we

Group Photo Worcester Cathedral - Mark Regan

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Yorkshire Tykes win RWNYC - 1st July
1st July 2017
Young Ringers Branch

Yes they did it....successfully overcame 18 other teams to win the Ringing World National Youth Contest held in Birmingham on Saturday 1st July...!!

The morning eliminator heat was at Shirley where

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