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Feast Results

Record of past results at Hampsthwaite Village Feast

Trophy winners
 Sir Frederick Aykroyd CupSid Steele PlateWainwright CupBob McLean Cup
2014Harry Mills
Isabel Miles
Hattie MilesIsaac MillsHattie Miles
Isaac Mills
Lucy Carswell
2013Harry MillsAbigail BeecroftFinlay Garnham
Jack Golby
Jack Golby
2012Finlay GarnhamOlivia le BrocqHarry MillsOlivia le Brocq
Hattie Miles
Freddie Harris
2011Louis GolbyFiona BoultonJack GolbyDanny Booth
2010Fiona BoultonKathlene ShrimptonGeorge Boulton
2009Philippa AshworthRebecca ShrimptonOllie England
2008Rebecca Shrimpton
Hayley Ashworth
Ellie Phillips
Katherine Shrimpton
Tom Hailwood
2007Emily NelsonRebecca ShrimptonTom Hailwood
James Franklin
2006Jessica BeecroftRebecca ShrimptonJoshua Filtness
2005Emily RowntreeFiona Boulton
Megan Jackson-Argent
Ashley Evans
2004Emily RowntreeKatie CoulterHarry Hailwood
Tom Hailwood
2003Benjamin WoodKatie CoulterShaun Coulter
2002Scarlett WestonKatie CoulterHarry Hailwood
2001Joshua FiltnessLily DriffillAdam Hudson
2000Scarlett WestonMichelle FallonBenjamin Moss
1999Rosie Driffill
Edward Moss
Jade SplisburyBenjamin Wood
1998Hannah WoodJade SpilsburyRyan Collett

Notes on Trophies:

  • Sir Frederick Aykroyd Cup - first presented to the village in 1937 and awarded to the boy or girl gaining most points overall from both Indoor Competitions and Sports.
  • Sid Steel Plate - donated by a past member of the committee and awarded to the girl gaining most points overall from both Indoor Competitions and Sports.
  • Wainwright Cup - donated in 1998 by a previous Feast Honorary Secretary, George Wainwright,  and awarded to the boy gaining most points overall from both Indoor Competitions and Sports.
  • Bob McLean Trophy - donated in 2011 by Hampsthwaite Village Society in memory of one of its past Chairs and awarded to the boy or girl gaining most points in Feast Sports

Link to

Feast Champion

Tests of skill, strength, speed and stamina initiated in 2014 and organised by the Army Foundation College.

Winner 2014: Jessica Oakley

Feast Marathon 2014
1stHenry Stott14.43
1stVicky Carswell17.42
Under16 (boy)
1stGeorge Philips16.00
Under16 (girl)
1stPhoebe Hewick18.32

Course Records
MenAndy Harris13.442013
WomenVicky Carswell16.132010
Under 16 (boys)Henry Stott14.432014
Under 16 (girls)Phoebe Hewick18.322014


Visit Hampsthwaite Village web site archive to view details of the Feast from earlier years


Feast Results

Record of past results at Hampsthwaite Village Feast