Guild 6 Bell Striking Competition - 11th September 2010
The Guild 6 bell striking cometition took place this year in the Elloe Deaneries. The competition for the John Freeman Cup took place at Crowland Abbey and the one for the Edward Colley Plate took place at Deeping St. Nicholas.
The competition started at each tower at 16:30 with 7 teams competing at each tower. They were in order
Once the competition was over, all the teams congregated in the church at Deeping, St. Nicholas for tea. This consisted of salad and either a bowl of chilli or some pizza, followed by a selction of cakes and buns.
After tea, the 100 club result was drawn, the results of which are here. Then the judges stepped forward to announce the results, starting with the Edward Colley Plate. The judges in question were Barry Brown from Ansty, Leicestershire and Mark Pendery from Ratby, Leicestershire.
The judges for The Plate
So a good result for the local band from Deeping, St. Nicholas. After the band had been presented with The Plate, the judges for the John Freeman Cup stepped forward to announce the results. The judges in question were Sue and Derek Jones from the Peterborough Guild.
The judges for The Cup
with The John Freeman Cup
So the cup goes to the band from Messingham. After the presentation, the raffle was drawn and shortly after that people made their way home.
Congratulations to all those who took part in the competition and many thanks to the organisers, the judges and the team that provided the tea.
Jonathan Clark (Webmaster)