History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1939

During 1939

The 3rd Enfield Company.

March
The Company wins the Battalion Gymnastics competition.

Friday 3rd March
A shield carved out of wood, with the crest of The Boys' Brigade and the motto "Sure and Stedfast" is presented to the Company by the widow of the late Mr Norris Toms. The shield was presented to the founder of the Company in 1896, by Sgt H Hyde.

Wednesday 3rd May
The 49th annual Display takes place at Chase Side School.

Wednesday 3rd May to Saturday 6th May
The Royal Albert Hall Display takes place.

Wednesday 16th August to Saturday 2nd September
The Jubilee Camp takes place at Breen, Somerset, with 46 boys, 8 Officers and 9 staff. The camp is held early due to world events.

September
The Golden Jubilee session of the 3rd Enfield Company begins.

Sunday 3rd September
Great Britain enters into a World War.

Saturday 16th December
At the new Christ Church Hall, the 3rd Enfield holds a special Jubilee celebration. The hall is in a state of blackout due to wartime conditions. The Guest of Honour is Captain G Stanley Smith MC, and 160 people attend.

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Summer Camp 2018 in Norfolk

Added 7th September 2018
From Saturday 18th to Friday 24th August a group of young people and leaders from the 3rd and 10th Enfield travelled to Beeston Regis in Norfolk for our Summer Camp.
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London District Band & Drill competitions

Added 18th July 2018
On Saturday 14th July the London District Band & Drill competitions took place at 14th West Kent HQ in Bexleyheath.
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Summer Programme

Added 18th July 2018
Over the last few weeks of term our Summer Programme took place on Monday evenings, where we were able to take advantage of the longer evenings and better weather to go out and about and do some different activities.
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Junior Section Weekend Camp

Added 18th July 2018
From Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July members of Enfield and Inner North London Battalions came together for a Junior Section Weekend Camp at Felden Lodge.
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