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Newmarket Carnival Club (Associate)

Newmarket Carnival Club

Newmarket Carnival Club was formed in 1976 when Geoff and Marion Paisey took over The Newmarket Hotel in Bath Road, and as well as Geoff, the other founder members were Kieron Howes, Adrian Jones, John Moate and Dave Hill.

The first Newmarket cart, built at the old Bridgwater Football Club car park in 1977, was called The Pharoaoh’s Barge and entered into the open feature class.

In 1982, the club started building at Morganians Rugby Club, and still do so to this day.

The club entered into the comic feature class for the first time in 1983 with Willy Wonker’s Chocolate Factory and took second place at Bridgwater Carnival. The club also won the Somerset County Guy Fawkes Carnivals Association comic county cup that year.

Over the years the club has enjoyed great success in the comic class, and have won the comic county  cup a total of nineteen times.

The club’s current headquarters are at The Sydenham Centre, Parkway, and hold club meetings on Sundays at 7.30pm.

You don’t have to be crazy to be in the club, but if you are, it helps. As Barry Duddridge always says, “it’s not the winning, its the taking part that counts.”

Founder member, Kieron Howes, is the only person in the club who has been on every single Newmarket CC cart since it formed.

Procession Results

Year
Title
Class
Position
Cup
2019
Wacky Riders
Class 5 – Comic Feature Cart
1
2018
Where’s Wee Willy
Class 5 – Comic Feature Cart
1
2017
Naggers (You Won’t Stop Talking)
Class 5 – Comic Feature Cart
1
2016
What A Picture
Class 5 – Comic Feature Cart
1
2015
Oh What A Beauty
Class 5 – Comic Feature Cart
1
2014
I Wanna Be Like You
Class 5 – Comic Feature Cart
2
2013
F*rtbusters
Class 5 – Comic Feature Cart
1
2012
Strictly Not Dancing
Comic Feature Cart
1
2011
Old Bazaar In Cairo
Comic Feature Cart
1
2010
IT S A SIN
Comic Feature Cart
1
2009
Contraband Pirates
Comic Feature Cart
2
2008
BG’S
Comic Feature Cart
2
2007
DUDE (LOOKS LIKE A LADY)
Comic Feature Cart
1
2006
I NEED A HERO
Comic Feature Cart
1
2005
UP YER POLE
Comic Feature Cart
1
2004
NEWMARKET HIGH
Comic Feature Cart
1
2003
SISTERS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES
Comic Feature Cart
1
2002
SEX BOMB
Comic Feature Cart
1
2000
STARS IN YOUR FLIES
Comic Feature Cart
3
1999
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
Comic Feature Mounted
2
1998
PRICKLY HEAT
Comic Feature Mounted
3
1997
WATERLOO THE BATTLE CONTINUES
Comic Feature Mounted
1
1996
ROCKIN ROBIN
Comic Feature Mounted
3
1995
GRANNIATORS
Comic Feature Mounted
0
1994
KISS ME HONEY HONEY
Comic Feature Mounted
0
1993
FLASH GORDON
Comic Feature Mounted
0
1992
STRIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVES
Comic Feature Mounted
0
1991
NO STRINGS ATTACHED
Comic Feature Mounted
0
1990
WEDDING OF THE YEAR
Comic Feature Mounted
4
1989
WHERE BE THAT BLACKBIRD TOO?
Comic Feature Mounted
1
1988
HEY BIG SUSPENDER
Comic Feature Mounted
1
1987
CHILLY WILLIES
Comic Feature Mounted
4
1986
LONG THIN AND COVERED IN SKIN
Comic Feature Mounted
4
1984
FINGER LICKIN’ CHICKENS
Comic Feature Mounted
1
1983
WILLY WONKA’S CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Comic Feature Mounted
2
1979
THE STEAM PRINCESS
Feature Cart – Open
4

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