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Hardy Spicer Cup

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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.

List of Winners:
1952Sultan Kanouh and his CourtStarkey Knight & Ford, Bridgwater
1953Chief Bongo and his SavagesVagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1954SalomeBritish Flag C.C., Bridgwater
1955Ancient Egyptians on the NileGolden Lion C.C., Bridgwater
1956=Meatless TyrantsVagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1956=Nursery FantasyGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1957Life in ArcadyW & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1958Lady Fu Chen ReturnsW & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1959Boris GodunovW & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1960Gems of the TowerLime Kiln C.C., Bridgwater
1961Scene from FaustW & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1962Roman ScandalsLime Kiln C.C., Bridgwater
1963Princess TurandotWills C.C., Bridgwater
1964My Lord MayorWills C.C., Bridgwater
1965The EmigrantsWills C.C., Bridgwater
1966Murder of Thomas Beckett 1170Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1967MinersVagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1968The Kingdom of the Lost WorldBritish Flag C.C., Bridgwater
1969The First ChristmasWills C.C., Bridgwater
1970=Minstrel MagicRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
1970=Julius CaesarWills C.C., Bridgwater
1971Carnival Tijuana StyleGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1972ShowbandRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
1973The Dragon EmpressTown Council C.C., Bridgwater
1974=The Arrival of the SunlordsMarketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1974=Egyptian SplendourTown Council C.C., Bridgwater
1975The Mountain KingTown Council C.C., Bridgwater
1976SamuraiHinkley Point C.C., Bridgwater
1977Ragtime RhythmVagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1978=Galactic GuardiansGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1978=Short History of CapodimonteHinkley Point C.C., Bridgwater
1979Regimental GloryHinkley Point C.C., Bridgwater
1980Holiday on IceWills C.C., Bridgwater
1981Quo VadisBohemian C.C., Bridgwater
1982Land of Make BelieveMarketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1983The Battle of BlenheimBohemian C.C., Bridgwater
1984MinstrelsMarketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1985Just Clowning AroundMarketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1986Caribbean ShowtimeRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
1987Phantom of the OperaWills C.C., Bridgwater
1988Circus on ParadeRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
1989=Starlight ExpressWills C.C., Bridgwater
1989=Carneval A VeneziaBohemian C.C., Bridgwater
1990=The Three MusketeersWills C.C., Bridgwater
1990=Chinese CalendarBohemian C.C., Bridgwater
1990=Flying down to RioRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
1991The Story of ChessWills C.C., Bridgwater
1992Lore Circle of the MagnakaiWills C.C., Bridgwater
1993CatsWills C.C., Bridgwater
1994Toys n DollsWills C.C., Bridgwater
1995Silverball ManiaWills C.C., Bridgwater
1996Twilight CafWills C.C., Bridgwater
1997Comic StripWills C.C., Bridgwater
1998Beauty and the BeastWills C.C., Bridgwater
1999=AfrikaGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1999=Viva BrasilVagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
2000=Circus 2000Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2000=Oh No it Isnt!Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
2001Follow The Yellow Brick RoadWills C.C., Bridgwater
2002FireworksGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2003Midnight ExpressRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
2004RioGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2005=Mickey’s ParadeGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2005=SpellboundRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
2006Ghost Ship (Deliver Us)Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2007VampiresGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2008War PartyVagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
2009=JoustGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2009=Ramses Revenge (Curse Of The Mummy)Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
2010Wild Bill’s Runaway TrainGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2011Jungle DrumsGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2012RevolutionGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2013KabukiBritish Flag C.C., Bridgwater
2014Brunels Kingdom – The ShipyardGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2015Lights, Camera, Action!Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2016Mexican Day of The Dead FestivalGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2017Run For The HillsGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2018Barnum’s ParadeRamblers C.C., Bridgwater