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Spring Festival

The Guild 6-bell striking competition takes place each year as part of the Spring Festival. This is usually held on the 4th Saturday in April, and rotates round the branches.

The current rules of the competition can be found here. The winners receive the Weaver Shield:

Past winners and successful towers are:

6-Bell Results


YearVenueWinnerEntrants
1986WeldonTowcester13
1987TowcesterTowcester
1988CottesbrookeRothwell (Gentlemen)9
1989FloreRothwell (Gentlemen)17
1990RushtonRothwell
1991WeldonTowcester15
1992WadenhoeTowcester15
1993North LuffenhamRothwell11
1994YelvertoftTowcester14
1995WadenhoeTowcester12
1996EydonRothwell A11
1997PattishallRothwell A14
1998Brafield on the GreenRothwell Trinity11
1999StavertonRothwell12
2000Stoke AlbanyRothwell
2001GlintonNether Heyford8
2002WadenhoeRushden8
2003PrestonRothwell5
2004SprattonNether Heyford6
2005BozeatNether Heyford9
2006GreatworthRushden5
2007BlisworthPattishall8
2008BraunstonRushden8
2009BulwickRushden8
2010Lois WeedonRushden6
2011Northampton, DallingtonNether Heyford5
2012IshamRushden8
2013EctonRushden8
2014CrickRothwell5
2015StanionRothwell A7
2016SeatonTowcester8
2017Cold HighamNorthampton9
2018FloreTowcester10
2019CotterstockTowcester17

 

Summer Festival

The Guild inter branch 8-bell striking competition takes place each year as part of the Summer Festival. This is usually held on the 3rd Saturday in September, and rotates round the branches.

The current rules of the competition can be found here. The winners receive the Harry Wooding Memorial Trophy:

Past winners and successful branches are:

Inter Branch 8-Bell Results


YearVenueWinnerRunner-UpThirdEntrants
1986IrthlingboroughWellingboroughDaventryTowcester8
1987Northampton, Holy SepulchreTowcesterWellingboroughPeterborough
1988RothwellTowcesterDaventry10
1989ThrapstonKetteringGuilsboroughPeterborough9
1990HaselbechKetteringGuilsboroughTowcester
1991Higham FerrersTowcesterKetteringWellingborough8
1992BrackleyWellingboroughGuilsboroughTowcester
1993WickenKetteringTowcesterWellingborough7
1994Northampton, Holy SepulchreKetteringTowcesterDaventry8
1995WhiltonKetteringWellingboroughTowcester
1996DesboroughKetteringTowcesterDaventry6
1997CottesbrookeWellingboroughPeterboroughKettering6
1998ThrapstonPeterboroughWellingboroughKettering6
1999OakhamTowcesterWellingboroughPeterborough
2000WelfordTowcesterKetteringWellingborough6
2001Earls BartonWellingboroughKetteringDaventry6
2002AynhoDaventryGuilsboroughKettering6
2003WickenWellingboroughTowcesterGuilsborough6
2004Northampton, Holy SepulchreKetteringTowcesterWellingborough5
2005ByfieldDaventryGuilsboroughWellingborough3
2006DesboroughKetteringTowcesterWellingborough6
2007Northampton, Holy SepulchreDaventryTowcesterWellingborough6
2008RushdenKetteringDaventryGuilsborough7
2009RothwellKetteringDaventryGuilsborough6
2010Long BuckbyKetteringDaventryWellingborough7
2011ThrapstonWellingboroughKetteringDaventry5
2012OakhamDaventryKetteringWellingborough6
2013TowcesterTowcesterKetteringPeterborough5
2014Weedon BecDaventryKetteringTowcester5
2015CastorDaventryTowcesterPeterborough6
2016BrackleyDaventryKettering & Wellingborough6
2017Northampton, S GilesTowcesterDaventryNorthampton7
2018RothwellNorthamptonWellingboroughTowcester7
2019RushdenTowcesterKetteringWellingborough6