A Guild band competed for the Essex Trophy on 14th September. This is a 10-bell contest between Guilds and Associations representing the home counties. The test piece was a touch of 327 Stedman Caters.
The results were:
1 Kent County Association 51 faults
2 Guildford Guild 68 faults
3 Sussex County Association 70
4 Essex Association 73
5 Surrey Association 75
6 Herts County Association 86
Congratulations to the Guildford band, organised by Chris Rogers and conducted by Richard Burton.