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Gangs Local – Special

Title
Club
Position
Cup
CAESAR AT THE COURT OF CLEOPATRA
Hardy Spicer CC, Bridgwater
1
WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE YOUR FATHER?
Cryptonians CC, Bridgwater
2


Comic Features on Foot

Title
Club
Position
Cup
THE BAND CONTEST, FLOWER AND VEGETABLE SHOW
Crowpill Sports CC, Bridgwater
1
BRIDGWATER’S TRAFFIC PROBLEM
T Winter and Party, Bridgwater
2
THE ADVANCE ON SEDGEMOOR
Hook Bros. CC, Bridgwater
3


Groups of Masqueraders – Local

Title
Club
Position
Cup
WIDDICOMBE FESTIVAL FAIR
1
THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS
Crown Inn CC, Bridgwater
2
WINTER WONDERLAND
Hope Inn CC, Bridgwater
3
PANTOMIME FESTIVAL IN CARNIVAL TIME
Roberts Bros. CC, Bridgwater
4
BATTERSEA PARK
5


Single Masquerader Adult on Foot

Title
Club
Position
Cup
EARLY VICTORIAN FLOWER GIRL
Miss W Madge, Exmouth
1
IN A PERSIAN MARKET
Mr OG Hill, Exmouth
2
A VILLAGE DRUNKARD
C Haddon, North Petherton
3


Single Masquerader Juvenile on Foot

Title
Club
Position
Cup
EARLY VICTORIAN FLOWER GIRL
Jean Barnett, Cannington
1
FATHER CHRISTMAS CALLING ALL CHILDREN
Julian Fairfax, Bridgwater
2


Juvenile Feature – Mounted

Title
Club
Position
Cup
TOY SOLDIERS
Betty Jackson, Bridgwater
1
SCHOOLROOM CAPERS
C Sharkey and Party, Bridgwater
2


Comic Feature – Mounted

Title
Club
Position
Cup
CLEAN MILK PRODUCTION
Bridgwater YFC CC, Bridgwater
1
BEECHAM’S PILLS CIRCUS
WJ Thomas & Party, Weston Super Mare
2
DOWN ON THE FARM
LF Dimmock & Co, Mark
3


Trade Exhibit – Retailers

Title
Club
Position
Cup
MOBILE SHOPS
West Somerset Co-operative Society
1
MOBILE SHOP – FISH, GAME AND POULTRY
Wright’s Fishmongers Ltd, Taunton
2
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH
G White & Sons (Bridgwater) Ltd
3


Single Masqueraders Comic

Title
Club
Position
Cup
THE LAST OF THE COSTER QUEENS
LJ Corbett, Exeter
1
AL JOLSON AND MAMMIE
David Hooper, Chedzoy
2


Gangs – Local

Title
Club
Position
Cup
PHILADELPHIA MUMMERS
Starkey, Knight and Ford CC, Bridgwater
1
THE FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD
2
THE VESTAL VIRGINS
Rhode Lane CC, Bridgwater
3
SCOTT’S ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION
Town Council CC, Bridgwater
4
GLADIATORS OF ANCIENT ROME
Kraft CC, Bridgwater
5
A DREAM OF GAY VIENNA
Three Crowns CC, Bridgwater
5


Special Class

Title
Club
Position
Cup
THREE OLD TIMERS
T Beazer & Party, Chippenham
1


Gangs & Groups of Masqueraders Open

Title
Club
Position
Cup
THE LADY
North Petherton RFC CC
1
AND WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE YOUR FATHER?
Globe Inn CC, North Petherton
2
WHO KILLED COCK ROBIN
Currypool Mills CC, Cannington
3


Trades Exhibits – Manufacturers & Wholesalers

Title
Club
Position
Cup
OO-OO-OO-OO “CORONA” – IT’S GOOD
Corona Drinks, Taunton
1


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