History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1956

During 1956

The Bugle Band.

March
The Company wins the Battalion Gymnastics competition.

Sunday 18th March
Sidney J Lahee passes away after suffering a heart attack.

April
The Company wins the Battalion Bugle Band competition.

Saturday 12th May
The Company wins the Devonshire Cup for Bugle Bands for the first time, by beating the 77th London in the final at the Royal Albert Hall. The test piece is "Royal Albert Hall" and the cup is presented by Dr Roger Bannister.


Saturday 16th June
The 3rd Enfield wins the Bowler Cup, the non pre-service class, in the annual bugle and trumpet band contest held in Hornchurch.

Saturday 25th August
The Company Band appears on BBC Television, when they take part in an Earl's Court Show.

Tuesday 28th August to Wednesday 29th August
The camp site at Corfe Castle is hit by a gale, reaching 43 miles per hour. The marquee and tents are blown down, and the boys are evacuated to a Church Hall.

Saturday 8th September
The 3rd Enfield forms a Guard of Honour at Ralph Harness's wedding.

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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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