History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1982 - Formation of the Anchor Boys

During 1982
The Enfield Battalion Band competition takes place.


Len Street and Terry Silvey.

Band staff: Michael Over, Andrew Barnes, Robert Tovey.


During 1982
The age range of The Boys' Brigade is expanded, with the Anchor Boys formed as a precursor to Junior Section.


March
The Post Office produces stamps of the youth organisations with the BB on the 15 1/2 pence stamp, which features two 1st Enfield boys.


Saturday 20th March
The Bugle Band wins through to the Devonshire Cup final.



3rd Enfield Bugle Team: left to right - David Evans, Graham King, Andrew Robinson, Martyn Stogden, Robert Wilson, Roy Foord, Graham Stogden, Phillip Dunsden.

3rd Enfield Drum Team: back row - Stephen Freer, Phillip Gregory, Andrew Griggs; front row - Andrew Cromar, Mark Pollard, Stephen Wiggins, Stuart Dicker.

Andrew Cromar in the Solo Drummer competition.


Saturday 24th April
Peter Shreeves, Spurs Assistant manager (later manager) is the Guest of Honour at the Company Display.



Friday 7th May
The Company wins the very last Devonshire Cup final to be held at the Royal Albert Hall Display, and holds the title for two years because of no competitions during the centenary year. The Company beats the 4th Sutton in the final 193 points to 190.5 points, with the march Felden. The Company also takes part in the 300 strong Bugle Band item.



Sgt David Evans and Sgt Andrew Cromar receive the Devonshire Cup on behalf of the 3rd Enfield.


June
A newsletter for the London Band is formed; the first edition is shown below.


Sunday 13th June
Some photos are taken to show the successful 1981/82 session for the 3rd Enfield, in which they had won the Devonshire Cup. The first photo shows the NCOs at the time.


Saturday 19th June
The Company wins the Battalion Athletics competition, with a notable individual performance by Stephen Borkett.


Sunday 4th July
The 3rd Enfield Bugle Band leads a parade to Enfield Town Park to support an open air service held by local churches.


Tuesday 6th July
The Band performs outside Christ Church as part of the Zambia-India project.


Saturday 31st July to Saturday 7th August
Summer Camp takes place in Burton Bradstock, Dorset.


Camp orders.


September
A centenary build up exhibition at the Civic Centre is designed by Andrew Mason.

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