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Britvic Cup


Inscribed: – Britvic Cup.

The Britvic Cup was donated by Schweppes.

This cup was originally inscribed: “First National Advertisers Section” but  this was blanked out when the cup was re-silvered in 1986.

The cup has a silver plate on the base inscribed: – Re-Awarded 1986 to Class 6 Feature 5 or more on foot.

Awarded for: – Procession – 1st position Feature 5 or more on foot self-propelled.

Re-awarded in 2004 for: – Procession – 1st position – Groups of Masqueraders on Foot Adult – 6 or more.

This cup was first awarded in 1961 and was originally for best Trade Exhibit entry. The Trade Exhibits ceased to be in the Procession after 1975 this being the last year the cup was presented until 1986 when it was re-awarded for feature 5 or more on foot.

List of Winners:
1961 Walford Caravan Distributors, Walford Cross  
1962 William Keast Ltd, Bridgwater  
1963 H. Kelland & Co., Bridgwater  
1964 Francome Dairies, Bridgwater  
1965 L.F. Jewell Ltd, Bridgwater  
1966 Coates Fencing Ltd. Bridgwater  
1967 Coates Fencing Ltd. Bridgwater  
1968 Coates Fencing Ltd. Bridgwater  
1969 John Snow & Co. Glastonbury  
1970 Holidays in Spain _ Ken Richards, Bridgwater  
1971 Band Box Cleaners – Bridgwater Steam Laundry  
1972 Band Box Cleaners – Bridgwater Steam Laundry  
1973 Fireston Tyre & Auto Services Ltd. Bridgwater  
1974 Blue Cross Safety Matches – F.H. Wilmot, Trowbridge  
1975 L.F. Jewell Ltd. Bridgwater  

Awarded to – Feature 5 or more on foot

1986 A Mouse lived in a Windmill Brownstraws C.C., Chard
1987= Super Heroes meets the Martians Brownstraws C.C., Chard
1987= Merv’s Magical Minstrels Merv’s C.C., Bridgwater
1988 Disney Always and Forever Brownstraws C.C., Chard
1989 Betty Woods Dance Team Wilf’s C.C., Bridgwater
1990 Clown ‘in’ Clowns Wyrral C.C., Glastonbury
1991 Synchronised Swimming Wilf’s C.C., Bridgwater
1992 Classical European Tour Wilf’s C.C., Bridgwater
1993 Wilf’s Go West Wilf’s C.C., Bridgwater
1994 Le Tunnel de Change Wilf’s C.C., Bridgwater
1995 Zulu Loo-Loo Jokers C.C., Ilminster
1996 A Funny Thing Happened Wilf’s C.C., Bridgwater
1997 Angels Wilf’s C.C., Bridgwater
1998 Basil Flatley & Dancers Wilf’s C.C., Bridgwater
1999 Privates on Parade Jokers C.C., Ilminster
2000 Match of the Day Wilf’s C.C., Bridgwater
2001 Circus of Wonder Harelequin C.C.,Ilminster
2002 Bear Back Riders Zodiac C.C., Cheriton Fitzpaine
2003 The Red Barrows Gemini C.C., Ilminster
2004 On Your Nelly Zodiac C.C., Cheriton Fitzpaine
2005 Snow White And The ??? Dwarfs Samvantra C.C., Chapmanslade
2006 Frozen In Time Extreme C.C., Ilminster
2007 Aztec Gold Gemini C.C., Ilminster
2008 The Betty Woods Former Pupils Formation Dance Team Too Wilfs C.C., Bridgwater
2009 Sweet Sugar Candyman Xtreme C.C., Ilminster
2010 Poker Face Xtreme C.C., Ilminster
2011 Pandora’s Quest Motiv8 C.C., Yeovil
2012 Western Wedding Motiv8 C.C., Yeovil
2013 Immortal Motiv8 C.C., Yeovil
2014 Hear Me Roar Xtreme C.C., Ilminster
2015 Salute! Xtreme C.C., Ilminster
2016 Come And Get The Ride of Your Life With The Wilfs And Phil The G Force! Wilfs C.C., Bridgwater
2017 Light Em Up Xtreme C.C., Ilminster
2018 Twisted Circus Xtreme C.C., Ilminster
2019 The Wilfs Jungle Rock featuring Elvis Zebra and the Lemurs supported by Gerry Giraffe and the Gazelles Wilfs C.C., Bridgwater