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Carnival 2020 - 6pm Saturday 7th November

Elson Furnishing Cup


Inscribed: – Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival. The Elson Furnishing Trophy.

Presented to the Carnival by Mr Calder proprietor of a local furnishing shop, Elson Furnishing of Bridgwater.

Awarded for: – Procession – Mounted Comic Feature – 1st position – Open.

This cup was first awarded for comic feature mounted or on foot.

List of Winners:
1974InsectamaniaMiddlezoy C.C., Middlezoy
1975Around the World in 80 YearsPOPS C.C., Bridgwater
1976The Laughing PolicemanChameleon C.C., Frome
1977Octopus’s GardenAces C.C., Burnham-on-Sea
1978Teddy Bears PicnicAces C.C., Burnham-on-Sea
1979Disco DuckAces C.C., Burnham-on-Sea
1980Busby’s ChatterboxMardons Flexible C.C., Midsomer Norton
1981Swan FakeMohican C.C., Bridgwater
198220 Tiny Fingers 20 Tiny ToesWaterside C.C., Bath
1983The Cat Crept InPrattens C.C., Midsomer Norton
1984Finger Lickin Chickin’sNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
1985Mind My AspMohican C.C., Bridgwater
1986Zip-a-dee-doo-dahSpringfield C.C., Ilminster
1987=The School of MagicYoung at Heart, Westonzoyland
1987=Speedy Come HomeWells & Glastonbury Y.F.C.C.
1988Hey Big SpenderNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
1989Where be that Blackbird tooNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
1990Just for LaughsYoung at Heart, Westonzoyland
1991You Little MonkeyYoung at Heart, Westonzoyland
1992Wheres ya BinPuriton Pilgrims C.C., Puriton
1993Just Ti-gg-ersPuriton Pilgrims C.C., Puriton
199418.15 From Waterloo303 C.C., Ilminster
1995Middle of the HousePilgrims C.C., Puriton
1996Banana BonkersWick C.C., Glastonbury
1997WaterlooNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
1998=Yer tiz – Speedy GonzalesCary Comedians C.C., Castle Cary
1998=Swine FeverHot Rock C.C., Gillingham
1999Siesta FiestaWestonzoyland C.C., Westonzoyland
2000AbbattoirMardons C.C., Midsomer Norton
2001Who Gives A BuckCary Comedians C.C., Castle Cary
2002Sex BombNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2003Sisters are Doing It for ThemselvesNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2004Newmarket HighNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2005Up Yer PoleNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2006I Need A HeroNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2007Dude (Looks Like A Lady)Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2008Moo Lamb RougeJust Georges C.C., Sturminster Newton
2009O’Rafferty’s Motor CarJust Georges C.C., Sturminster Newton
2010It’s A SinNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2011Old Bazaar in CairoNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2012Strictly Not DancingNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2013F*rtbustersNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2014Oom Pah Pah!Cary Comedians C.C., Castle Cary
2015Oh What a BeautyNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2016What A PictureNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2017Naggers (You Won’t Stop Talking)Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2018Where’s Wee Willy?Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2019Wacky RidersNewmarket C.C., Bridgwater