History - Year by year

Company history for the year 2000

Sunday 26th March
The first Enfield Battalion Church Parade of the new millennium is held at Hoddesdon Methodist Church, home of the 1st Hoddesdon Company.


Monday 10th April
The annual Display and Presentation evening is held at the Church Hall.


Saturday 15th April
The London District Band competitions take place at Archbishop Michael Ramsey School in Camberwell. The combined band of the 1st Warley, 1st Cranham and 17th Waltham Forest wins the Devonshire Cup (Traditional Band) competition.


Saturday 20th May to Sunday 21st May
Two 3rd Enfield teams enter the Waltham Walk mini trek.


July
Just before the Enfield Battalion Summer Camp, the 3rd Enfield purchases a new minibus for the Company to use for various events.


Saturday 22nd July to Saturday 29th July
An Enfield Battalion Millennium Camp takes place at Whitecliffe Bay on the Isle of Wight. A number of boys and Officers from all Companies in the Battalion attend, including the 3rd Enfield (Andrew Mason, Captain of the 3rd Enfield, is the Camp's Commanding Officer).


Advertising poster for the Millennium Camp.


Monday 4th September
With the start of the new session, the 3rd Enfield begins to bring in the new Boys' Brigade uniform, which was voted in at Brigade Council the previous year. The uniform had remained almost unchanged since the formation of the 3rd Enfield in 1890, and also means that after almost 100 years, the famous 3rd Enfield red ties fall into disuse.


Sunday 15th October
The bi-annual Enfield Battalion Church Parade takes place at Lancaster Road URC, home of the 1st Enfield Company.


Sunday 12th November
Enfield Battalion takes part in the annual Remembrance Sunday Parade in Enfield Town, which includes a service around the War Memorial on Chase Green.

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