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Elizabeth Ann James Cup

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Inscribed: – Bridgwater Carnival Concerts. Elizabeth Ann James Cup. Runners up
award for features.

Elizabeth Ann James was the dressmaker for the Malt Shovel Club and also for the Lime Kiln Club in their early years.

Awarded for: – Concert – 2nd position Feature.

The Elizabeth Ann James Cup (concert 2nd feature) and the Ray Bown cup (concert 2nd gang) were both presented in 1972. Although the Elizabeth Ann James Cup is engraved Runners up award for features, in 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1976 the cup was awarded to 2nd position Gangs. In 1975 and from 1977 the cup has been awarded for 2nd position Features in the concert. The Ray Bown Cup is inscribed Bridgwater Carnival Concert Ray Bowns Chairman Cup, Runners Up. This cup was awarded to 2nd place features in 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1976. In 1975 and from 1977 the cup has been awarded for 2nd position Gangs in the concert.

 

List of Winners:

1972 Scenes from Aladdin Wills C.C., Bridwater
1973 Dragons Empress Town Council Employees C.C., Bridgwater
1974 Hanibal of Carthage Wills C.C., Bridwater
1975 Cartoon Carnival Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1976 Kyoto City of the Samurai Hinkley Point C.C., Bridgwater
1977 Alice in Wonderland Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1978 Galactic Guardians Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1979 Splendour of the Aztecs Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1980 The Voodoo Warriors Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1981 Carnival Caribbean Style Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1982 Mississippi Music Men Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1983 Butterfly Ball Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1984 Pirates of the Dep Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1985 Pearlies in Colour Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1986 Seeing is Believing Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1987 Redskins Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1988 October 31st 1958 Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1989 Black Magic Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1990 Hernandos Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1991 The Drums of War Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1992 Eastern Mystique Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1993 Irving Berlin Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1994 Spellbound Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1995 Jester ‘n’ other Show Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1996 Spirit of the Brave Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1997 Seasons Greetings Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1998 Tobapuw Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1999 King of the Pridelands Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2000 Intergalactic Circus Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2001 Clown Town Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
2002 Theatre of Fun Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
2003 Bugz Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
2004 In The Deep Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
2005 Mickey’s Parade Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2006 Way Out West Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
2007 Beatles Rock’n’ Roll Circus Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
2008 Angelo Diavoli British Flag C.C., Bridgwater
2009 A Knight To Remember Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2010 Fathoms Below Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
2011 Jockomo Feena Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2012 Indian Nation British Flag C.C., Bridgwater
2013 Xtinct Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2014 Wouldn’t It Be Loverly British Flag C.C., Bridgwater
2015 Lights, Camera, Action! Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2016 Mexican Day of the Dead Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2017 Run To The Hills Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2018 Barnum’s Travelling Show Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
2019 1638 Lost Treasure of Tortuga Island Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater

 

Features who came 2nd in the concert are as follows:

1972 Les Girls – Pig & Whistle C.C., Bridgwater 1973 Prohibition – Chicago Style – YMCA C.C., Bridgwater
1974 Cossack Cavalcade – Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater 1976 That Golden Age – YMCA C.C., Bridgwater