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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:
1952 Sultan Kanouh and his Court Starkey Knight & Ford, Bridgwater
1953 Chief Bongo and his Savages Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1954 Salome British Flag C.C., Bridgwater
1955 Ancient Egyptians on the Nile Golden Lion C.C., Bridgwater
1956= Meatless Tyrants Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1956= Nursery Fantasy Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1957 Life in Arcady W & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1958 Lady Fu Chen Returns W & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1959 Boris Godunov W & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1960 Gems of the Tower Lime Kiln C.C., Bridgwater
1961 Scene from Faust W & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1962 Roman Scandals Lime Kiln C.C., Bridgwater
1963 Princess Turandot Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1964 My Lord Mayor Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1965 The Emigrants Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1966 Murder of Thomas Beckett 1170 Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1967 Miners Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1968 The Kingdom of the Lost World British Flag C.C., Bridgwater
1969 The First Christmas Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1970= Minstrel Magic Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1970= Julius Caesar Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1971 Carnival Tijuana Style Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1972 Showband Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1973 The Dragon Empress Town Council C.C., Bridgwater
1974= The Arrival of the Sunlords Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1974= Egyptian Splendour Town Council C.C., Bridgwater
1975 The Mountain King Town Council C.C., Bridgwater
1976 Samurai Hinkley Point C.C., Bridgwater
1977 Ragtime Rhythm Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
1978= Galactic Guardians Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1978= Short History of Capodimonte Hinkley Point C.C., Bridgwater
1979 Regimental Glory Hinkley Point C.C., Bridgwater
1980 Holiday on Ice Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1981 Quo Vadis Bohemian C.C., Bridgwater
1982 Land of Make Believe Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1983 The Battle of Blenheim Bohemian C.C., Bridgwater
1984 Minstrels Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1985 Just Clowning Around Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
1986 Caribbean Showtime Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1987 Phantom of the Opera Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1988 Circus on Parade Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1989= Starlight Express Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1989= Carneval A Venezia Bohemian C.C., Bridgwater
1990= The Three Musketeers Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1990= Chinese Calendar Bohemian C.C., Bridgwater
1990= Flying down to Rio Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1991 The Story of Chess Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1992 Lore Circle of the Magnakai Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1993 Cats Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1994 Toys n Dolls Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1995 Silverball Mania Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1996 Twilight Caf Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1997 Comic Strip Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1998 Beauty and the Beast Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1999= Afrika Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1999= Viva Brasil Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
2000= Circus 2000 Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2000= Oh No it Isnt! Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater
2001 Follow The Yellow Brick Road Wills C.C., Bridgwater
2002 Fireworks Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2003 Midnight Express Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
2004 Rio Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2005= Mickey’s Parade Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2005= Spellbound Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
2006 Ghost Ship (Deliver Us) Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2007 Vampires Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2008 War Party Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
2009= Joust Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2009= Ramses Revenge (Curse Of The Mummy) Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
2010 Wild Bill’s Runaway Train Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2011 Jungle Drums Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2012 Revolution Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2013 Kabuki British Flag C.C., Bridgwater
2014 Brunels Kingdom – The Shipyard Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2015 Lights, Camera, Action! Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2016 Mexican Day of The Dead Festival Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2017 Run For The Hills Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2018 Barnum’s Parade Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
2019 Curse of the Kraken Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater