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Hardy Spicer Cup

Bridgwater Carnival Hardy Spicer Cup Championship Cup

Inscribed: – Bridgwater Carnival Challenge Bowl. Presented by. Hardy Spicer Limited. (A local Manufacturing Company).

Awarded for: – Local Gang or Feature with the greatest number of points in the Procession and Concert.

First presented in 1952 as the Hardy Spicer Challenge Cup. Later to be known as the Championship Cup.

Winners

Year
Title
Club
2019
Curse of the Kraken
2018
Barnum’s Parade
2017
Run For The Hills
2016
Mexican Day of the Dead Festival
2015
Lights, Camera, Action
2014
Brunels Kingdom – The Shipyard
2012
Revolution
2011
Jungle Drums
2010
WILD BILL S RUN AWAY TRAIN
2009
Ramses Revenge (Curse of the Mummy)
2008
WAR PARTY
2007
VAMPIRES
2006
GHOST SHIP (DELIVER US)
2005
MICKEYS PARADE
2005
SPELLBOUND
2003
MIDNIGHT EXPRESS
2002
FIREWORKS
2001
FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD
2000
CIRCUS 2000
2000
OH NO IT ISN’T
1999
VIVA BRASIL!
1998
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
1997
COMIC STRIP
1996
TWILIGHT CAFE
1995
SILVERBALL MANIA
1994
TOYS AND DOLLS
1992
LORE CIRCLE OF THE MAGNAKAI
1991
THE STORY OF CHESS
1990
FLYING DOWN TO RIO
1990
THE THREE MUSKETEERS
1990
CHINESE CALENDAR
Bohemians CC, Bridgwater
1989
CARNEVALE A VENEZIA
Bohemians CC, Bridgwater
1989
STARLIGHT EXPRESS
1988
CIRCUS ON PARADE
1987
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
1986
SEEING IS BELIEVING
1985
Just Clowning Around
1985
JUST CLOWNING AROUND
1984
Minstrels
1984
MINSTRELS
1983
THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM
Bohemians CC, Bridgwater
1983
The Battle of Blenheim
Bohemian CC, Bridgwater
1982
Land of Make Believe
1982
LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE
1981
QUO VADIS
Bohemians CC, Bridgwater
1981
Quo Vadis
Bohemian CC, Bridgwater
1980
Holiday on Ice
1980
HOLIDAY ON ICE
1979
Regimental Glory
Hinkley Point CC, Bridgwater
1979
REGIMENTAL GLORY
Hinkley Point CC, Bridgwater
1978
Short History of Capodimonte
Hinkley Point CC, Bridgwater
1978
GALACTIC GUARDIANS
1978
SHORT HISTORY OF CAPO DI MONTE
Hinkley Point CC, Bridgwater
1978
Galactic Guardians
1977
Ragtime Rhythm
1977
RAGTIME RHYTHM
1976
Samurai
Hinkley Point CC, Bridgwater
1976
SAMURAI
Hinkley Point CC, Bridgwater
1975
The Mountain King
Town Council CC, Bridgwater
1975
THE MOUNTAIN KING
Town Council Employees CC, Bridgwater
1974
The Arrival of the Sunlords
1974
Egyptian Splendour
Town Council CC, Bridgwater
1974
ARRIVAL OF THE SUNLORDS
1974
EGYPTIAN SPLENDOUR
Town Council Employees CC, Bridgwater
1973
The Dragon Empress
Town Council CC, Bridgwater
1973
THE DRAGON EMPRESS
Town Council Employees CC, Bridgwater
1972
Showband
1972
SHOWBAND
1971
CARNIVAL, TIJUANA STYLE
1971
Carnival Tijuana Style
1970
Minstrel Magic
1970
Julius Caesar
1970
MINSTREL MAGIC
1970
JULIUS CAESAR
1969
The First Christmas
1969
THE FIRST CHRISTMAS
1968
THE KINGDOM OF THE LOST WORLD
1968
The Kingdom of the Lost World
1966
Murder of Thomas Beckett 1170
1966
CATHEDRAL MURDER – THOMAS BECKETT, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY 1170
1965
The Emigrants
1965
THE EMIGRANTS
1964
My Lord Mayor
1964
MY LORD MAYOR
1963
Princess Turandot
1963
PRINCESS TURANDOT
1962
Roman Scandals
1962
ROMAN SCANDALS
1961
Scene from Faust
1961
SCENE FROM FAUST
1960
Gems of the Tower
1960
GEMS OF THE TOWER
1959
Boris Godunov
1959
BORIS GODUNOV
1958
Lady Fu Chen Returns
1958
LADY FU-CHEN RETURNS
1957
Life in Arcady
1957
LIFE IN ARCADY – A FANTASY
1956
NURSERY FANTASY
1956
Meatless Tyrants
1956
MEATLESS TYRANTS
1956
Nursery Fantasy
1955
THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS
Golden Lion CC, Bridgwater
1955
Ancient Egyptians on the Nile
Golden Lion CC, Bridgwater
1953
Chief Bongo and his Savages
1953
CHIEF BONGO AND HIS SAVAGES
1952
Sultan Kanouh and his Court
Starkey Knight & Ford, Bridgwater
1952
SULTAN KANSUH AND HIS COURT
Starkey, Knight and Ford CC, Bridgwater

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