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Ray Bown Cup

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Inscribed: –  Bridgwater Carnival Concert, Ray Bowns Chairman Cup, Runners Up.

Ray was a Life Member of the Carnival Committee and held posts of Treasurer and Chairman.

Awarded for: – Concert – 2nd position – Tableaux

The Ray Bown  Cup (2nd concert gang) and the Elizabeth Ann James Cup (2nd concert feature) were both presented in 1972.

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.

The Elizabeth Ann James Cup is engraved Runners up award for features, in 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1976 the cup was awarded 2nd position Gangs.

In 1975 and from 1977 the cup has been awarded 2nd position Features in the concert.

List of Winners:
1972Les Girls *Pig & Whistle C.C., Bridgwater
1973Prohibition – Chicago Style *Y.M.C.A. C.C., Bridgwater
1974Cossack Cavalcade *Ramblers C.C., Bridgwater
1975The Sailors of Elizabeth the FirstWills C.C., Bridgwater
1976That Golden Age *Y.M.C.A. C.C., Bridgwater
1977The HobbitWills C.C., Bridgwater
1978The Fantasy of the Ice PlanetWills C.C., Bridgwater
1979Masters of the SeaCouncil C.C., Bridgwater
1980Ye Old Cock and PheasantBohemians C.C., Bridgwater
1981Quo VadisBohemians C.C., Bridgwater
1982The OdysseyBohemians C.C., Bridgwater
1983Royal ascotTown Council C.C., Bridgwater
1984CinderellaWills C.C., Bridgwater
1985A Midsummers Night DreamBohemians C.C., Bridgwater
1986BarnumWills C.C., Bridgwater
1987The Wedding of King Arthur and GuinevereBohemians C.C., Bridgwater
1988War of the WorldsBohemians C.C., Bridgwater
1989Carnival in VeniceBohemians C.C., Bridgwater
1990The Three MusketeersWills C.C., Bridgwater
1991The CossacksBohemians C.C., Bridgwater
1992A Quest for MerlinPariah C.C., Bridgwater
1993Make Em LaughPariah C.C., Bridgwater
1994AladdinBohemians C.C., Bridgwater
1995Silverball ManiaWills C.C., Bridgwater
1996Tunnel of FearCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
1997The Ancient MarinerCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
1998Leg Godt (PlaywellCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
1999Intergalactic VisitorsCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2000Children’s Dream for ChristmasCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2001Mystic IslandCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2002AladdinCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2003Join the CircusCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2004StargazerCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2005Kingdom of the Enchanted QueenCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2006Journey to NeverlandCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2007Pharoahs through the AgesCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2008Quality StreetCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2009Rhyme TimeCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2010Mystery Of The TarotCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2011Santa’s WorkshopCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2012Tulips From AmsterdamCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2013House of TudorCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2014WillowCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2015Victorian ChristmasCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2016Twisted CircusCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2017Toad HallCenturion C.C., Bridgwater
2018Frozen KingdomCenturion C.C., Bridgwater

*Gangs who came second in concert for 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1976 are as follows:

1972 Scenes from Aladdin – Wills C.C., Bridgwater

1973 Dragons Empress – Town Council Employees, Bridgwater

1974 Hanibal of Carthage – Wills C.C., Bridgwater

1976 Kyoto City of the Samurai – Hinkley Point C.C., Bridgwater