bridgwater Guy Fawks Carnival Logo
Carnival 2019 - 6pm Saturday 2nd November

Winslade Cup

winslade

Inscribed: – Bridgwater Carnival Winslade Cup, Presented by W.J. Winslade & Sons for the Best Squibbing Display.

W.J. Winslade were Jewellers with premises at 22 Fore Street, Bridgwater.

Presented in 1934 for the Best Squibbing Display up until 1972. It was  presented to Fred Betty * in 1977 for Firing a Bridgwater Squib at the age of 84. The Cup was re awarded in 1998 For Best Lighting (local entries).

Awarded for: – Procession – Gang or Feature – for The Best Lighting Display. (Sponsored by Adrian Robson of Robson Electrics until 2013)

List of Winners:
1934Officers of the Royal NavyDevonshire Club, Bridgwater
1935French DrummersDevonshire Club, Bridgwater
1936Officers and Stewards of R.M.S. Queen MaryRailway Club, Bridgwater
1937The Coro Noodies (Coronation Soldiers)Lime Kiln C.C., Bridgwater
1938JockeysHope Inn C.C., Bridgwater

No Carnivals took place during the War years 1939 – 1945

1946Burmese GentlemenTown Council Emp. C.C., Bridgwater
1947The GauchosGolden Lion C.C., Bridgwater
1948Yankie Doodle DandiesCrown Inn Club, Bridgwater
1949The Pilgrim FathersRhode Lane Social Club, Bridgwater
1950King BorisStarkey Knight & Ford, Bridgwater
1951British CavalcadeBritish Flag C.C., Bridgwater
1952Toy SolidiersGolden Lion C.C., Bridgwater
1953Seaside MemoriesGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1954SalomeBritish Flag C.C., Bridgwater
1955The Broken CrystalStarkeys Club, Bridgwater
1956Nursery FantasyGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1957Life in ArcadyW & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1958King Emperor at DelhiKraft C.C., Bridgwater
1959Revellers of BimbombayRevellers C.C., Bridgwater
1960=Gems of the TowerLime Kiln C.C., Bridgwater
1960=Marooned MarinersCardiff Arms C.C., Bridgwater
1961Scenes from FaustW & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1962Antics in AntarcticaGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1963Princess TurandotW & F Wills C.C., Bridgwater
1964The Three MusketeersDevonshire Club, 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
1970Julius CaesarWills C.C., Bridgwater
1971Tijuana StyleGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1972=ShowbandRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
1972=From the UnderworldGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1977Awarded to Fred Betty * 

Awarded to Best Lighting (local entries)

1998This is HalloweenGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
1999Viva Brasil!Vagabonds C.C., Bridgwater
2000Circus 2000Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2001SinbadGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2002The Year of the DragonMarketeers C.C., Bridgwater
2003Midnight ExpressRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
2004RioGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2005SpellboundRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
2006Ghost Ship (Deliver Us)Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2007VampiresGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2008Nemesis (invasion Earth)Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2009JoustGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2010Wild Bill’s Runaway TrainGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2011Jungle DrumsGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2012RevolutionGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2013Swarm ForceRamblers C.C., Bridgwater
2014Brunels Kingdom – The ShipyardGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2015Lights, Camera, Action!Gremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2016Warp Speed Space MachineMarketeers C.C., Bridgwater
2017Run To The HillsGremlins C.C., Bridgwater
2018Consider Yourself (Dickensian)Marketeers C.C., Bridgwater