for the Taylor Trophy

Articles about the Contest

The contest committee and judges occasionally publish articles during the contest year.

Where possible, these are available below.


2018 Contest

2017 Contest

  • Tom Hinks (chief judge) discussed his plans for judging the contest in ‘How to Win: Judging a 12-Bell’. This first appeared in the Ringing World on Friday 10th March 2017 (issue 5524, p. 220-221).
  • Michael O’Hagan (contest secretary) and Tim Peverett (contest chairman) published an article on preparations for the 2017 Contest. This first appeared in the Ringing World on Friday 24th February 2017 (issue 5522, p. 172-173).

2014 Contest

2004 Contest

  • Stephanie Warboys (contest chairman) summarised the contest’s development over its 30-year history. Reproduced here by kind permission of the author and the Editor of The Ringing World.

Committee Chairman:
Mark A Bell

Chief Judge for 2020:
Ben Carey

Method for 2020:
Cambridge S Maximus

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