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Aquarius Studio Cup

Bridgwater Carnival Aquarius Studio Cup

Inscribed: – The Aquarius Studio Cup

The Aquarius Studio Cup was given by Keith Openshaw of Middlezoy,  photographer for Bridgwater Carnival Procession and Concerts, who was also one of the first to video the procession.

When the cup was first awarded Mr Openshaw was asked to provide his own judges and he presented the winner with the cup and a free colour photograph.

Awarded for: – Procession – Best single or group of costumes – all classes.

Re-awarded in 2002 for – Procession – Best Costume – Mounted entries. In 2017 this will be amended to Best Costume & Make Up or Mask.

This cup was presented in 1975.

Winners

Year
Title
Club
2022
Feast Of Fools
2019
Curse of the Kraken
2017
The Flying Dutchman
Huckyduck CC, Coleford
2016
The Great Fire of London
Huckyduck CC, Coleford
2015
What Lies Beneath
2014
Brunels Kingdom – The Shipyard
2014
In Flanders Fields
Huckyduck CC, Coleford
2013
Jeff Wayne’s War Of The Worlds
Huckyduck CC, Coleford
2012
“Race Time” Starlight Express
Gemini CC, Ilminster
2011
Overthrow Of The Tsar
2010
GEPPETTO S WORKSHOP
Harlequin CC, Ilminster
2008
AMADEUS
2006
VALHALLA ROCK
2005
HALLOWEEN
2004
HEYOKA (SHAMANIC WARRIOR)
Masqueraders CC, Meare
2003
LES MISERABLES
2002
FIREWORKS
2001
NEXT STOP CLOWNTOWN
2000
OH NO IT ISN’T
1999
SUN NEE FIE LO
1998
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
1997
SHOWBIZ SPECTACULAR
Huckyduck CC, Coleford
1996
TWILIGHT CAFE
1995
SILVERBALL MANIA
1994
STORM TROOPERS 2020
1993
MEXICANO CARNAVAL
1992
VENETIAN MASQUERADE
Windwhistle CC
1991
THE STORY OF CHESS
1990
CHINESE CALENDAR
Bohemians CC, Bridgwater
1989
THE KING AND I – TAKE ONE
King William, Glastonbury
1988
RHYTHM AND GLITTER
Pegasus CC, Wookey
1987
ORIENTAL MAGIC
1986
CARIBBEAN SHOWTIME
1985
PEARLIES IN COLOUR
1983
THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM
Bohemians CC, Bridgwater
1982
LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE
1981
FLASH GORDON
1980
HOLIDAY ON ICE
1979
CHILDREN OF THE TOWER
Waterside CC, Midsomer Norton
1978
TEMPLE DANCERS OF THAILAND
Grenadiers CC, Bridgwater
1977
PLAKTRON OF AQUALANTIS
1976
KANGAROO HOP
Pack Horse CC, Mark

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