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Published in December 2016, the Pipe Club of Norfolk book covers the first 40 years of the club.

54 black and white pages with 40 pictures illustrating various events in the club's history.

This book represents a fascinating part of pipe smoking social history.

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PCN Records
Briar 3grs. Len Ellis 95.45 mins set 2004-10-10
Clay 3grs. James Oxley-Brennan 82.47 mins set 1995-09-20
Outdoor 3grs. Frank King Jnr. 51.10 mins set 2007-07-19
Briar 4grs. David Woollard-Kingston 113 mins set 2010-05-19
PCN Open Championship
1992Jo Lewis
1993Len Ellis
1994Keith Garrard
1995Shaun Struthers
1996Andrew Briggs
1997Alan Rockliffe
1998Andrew Briggs
1999Len Ellis
2000Len Ellis
2001Len Ellis
2002Len Ellis
2003Len Ellis
2004Reg Stevens
2005Len Ellis
2006Len Ellis
Len Ellis, PCN chairman and eight times Open winner.

PCN Briar Smoking Contest
The annual briar smoking contest has been held every year since 1980, with the exception of 1983 when clays were used.

1980Reg Walker
1981Rod Howard
1982Len Ellis
1983Not held
1984Reg Walker
1985Reg Walker
1986Reg Walker
1987Reg Walker
1988Reg Walker
1989Shaun Struthers
1990Frank King Snr.
1991Rod Howard
1992Len Ellis
1993Jo Lewis
1994Len Ellis
1995Len Ellis
1996Frank King Jnr.
1997Shaun Struthers
1998Frank King Snr.
1999Len Ellis
2000Len Ellis
2001Keith Garrard
2002Len Ellis
2003Reg Walker
2004John Walker
2005Len Ellis
2006Richard Adamek
2007Richard Adamek
2008Keith Coleman
2009Tony Larner
2010Tony Larner
2011Len Ellis
2012David Wollard-Kingston
2013David Wollard-Kingston
2014Len Ellis
2015David Woollard-Kingston
2016David Woollard-Kingston
2017David Woollard-Kingston
Some past winners:

Len Ellis and the red-vested Reg Walker at the British Championship 2006. Len has won the Briar eight times and Reg seven times.

Tony Larner and Keith Garrard.

Richard Adamek, Reg Walker and Keith Coleman.
PCN Clay Smoking Contest
A clay pipe smoking contest was held for the first three years of the club. In 1983 a clay contest was held instead of the annual briar contest. From 1987 the annual clay contest became a regular feature of the PCN calendar.

1973M. Gormer
1974G. Lowe
1975R. Meek
1983Len Ellis
1987Len Ellis
1988Phil Lewis
1989Reg Walker
1990Not held
1991Frank King Jnr.
1992Frank King Snr.
1993John Betts
1994Frank King Jnr.
1995James Oxley-Brennan
1996James Oxley-Brennan
1997Len Ellis
1998Len Ellis
1999Len Ellis
2000Frank King Snr.
2001Frank King Snr.
2002Len Ellis
2003Len Ellis
2004Frank King Jnr.
2005Colin Wylie
2006Reg Walker
2007Tony Larner
2008John Walker
2009Keith Coleman
2010John Walker
2011David Wollard-Kingston
2012Keith Coleman
2013David Wollard-Kingston
2014Len Ellis
2015David Woollard-Kingston
2016Tony Larner
Some Clay winners prepare for the 2004 competition. Top to bottom: James Oxley-Brennan, Frank King Jnr., John Betts and Frank King Snr..
Winners of the PCN Open Wooden Matchstick (First out and first to the bar)
1992Len Ellis 1993Alan Holmes 1994Len Ellis
1995Jo Lewis 1996Robert Rockliffe 1997John Elvin
1998Richard Neville 1999Norman Tucker 2000Rob Knight
2001Balraj Singh 2002Adrian Baker 2003Balraj Singh
2004George Kristlik 2005George Kristlik 2006Mark Dyer
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