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Elson Furnishing Cup

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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:
1974 Insectamania Middlezoy C.C., Middlezoy
1975 Around the World in 80 Years POPS C.C., Bridgwater
1976 The Laughing Policeman Chameleon C.C., Frome
1977 Octopus’s Garden Aces C.C., Burnham-on-Sea
1978 Teddy Bears Picnic Aces C.C., Burnham-on-Sea
1979 Disco Duck Aces C.C., Burnham-on-Sea
1980 Busby’s Chatterbox Mardons Flexible C.C., Midsomer Norton
1981 Swan Fake Mohican C.C., Bridgwater
1982 20 Tiny Fingers 20 Tiny Toes Waterside C.C., Bath
1983 The Cat Crept In Prattens C.C., Midsomer Norton
1984 Finger Lickin Chickin’s Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
1985 Mind My Asp Mohican C.C., Bridgwater
1986 Zip-a-dee-doo-dah Springfield C.C., Ilminster
1987= The School of Magic Young at Heart, Westonzoyland
1987= Speedy Come Home Wells & Glastonbury Y.F.C.C.
1988 Hey Big Spender Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
1989 Where be that Blackbird too Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
1990 Just for Laughs Young at Heart, Westonzoyland
1991 You Little Monkey Young at Heart, Westonzoyland
1992 Wheres ya Bin Puriton Pilgrims C.C., Puriton
1993 Just Ti-gg-ers Puriton Pilgrims C.C., Puriton
1994 18.15 From Waterloo 303 C.C., Ilminster
1995 Middle of the House Pilgrims C.C., Puriton
1996 Banana Bonkers Wick C.C., Glastonbury
1997 Waterloo Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
1998= Yer tiz – Speedy Gonzales Cary Comedians C.C., Castle Cary
1998= Swine Fever Hot Rock C.C., Gillingham
1999 Siesta Fiesta Westonzoyland C.C., Westonzoyland
2000 Abbattoir Mardons C.C., Midsomer Norton
2001 Who Gives A Buck Cary Comedians C.C., Castle Cary
2002 Sex Bomb Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2003 Sisters are Doing It for Themselves Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2004 Newmarket High Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2005 Up Yer Pole Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2006 I Need A Hero Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2007 Dude (Looks Like A Lady) Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2008 Moo Lamb Rouge Just Georges C.C., Sturminster Newton
2009 O’Rafferty’s Motor Car Just Georges C.C., Sturminster Newton
2010 It’s A Sin Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2011 Old Bazaar in Cairo Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2012 Strictly Not Dancing Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2013 F*rtbusters Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2014 Oom Pah Pah! Cary Comedians C.C., Castle Cary
2015 Oh What a Beauty Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2016 What A Picture Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2017 Naggers (You Won’t Stop Talking) Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2018 Where’s Wee Willy? Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater
2019 Wacky Riders Newmarket C.C., Bridgwater