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1957 Procession

Consolation Prizes

Title
Club
Position
Cup
GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD
Hope Inn CC, Bridgwater
1
CARNIVAL KNIGHTS
Golden Lion CC, Bridgwater
2


Single Masquerader Adult on Foot

Title
Club
Position
Cup
POMPADOUR
Miss W Madge, Exeter
1
JACK IN THE BOX
Mrs Langlands, Glastonbury
2
ASIAN ‘FLU
W Parkhouse, Exeter
3


Single Masquerader Juvenile Mounted

Title
Club
Position
Cup
HENRY VIII HAWKING
Jeremy Langlands, Glastonbury
1


Juvenile Feature – Five Or More – Mounted Or On Foot

Title
Club
Position
Cup
CLOWN
Peter Davis, Bridgwater
1
FISHERMEN
Barry Nicholson & Co., Bridgwater
2
VICTORIAN LADIES
Michael Adamson & Co., Bridgwater
3


Single Masquerader Juvenile on Foot

Title
Club
Position
Cup
CLOWN
Peter Davis, Bridgwater
1
NEGRO WASHERWOMAN
Susan Wigley, North Petherton
2
NEGRO MINSTREL
Colin Davies, Bridgwater
3


Trade Exhibit – Open

Title
Club
Position
Cup
WEETABIX
Burton Latimer, Kettering
1
CARAVAN AND LANDROVER
Walford Cross Caravans
2
DAVAN GARAGES
Weston Super Mare
3


Feature – Comic or Otherwise Fully Mounted

Title
Club
Position
Cup
OFF TO SEEK NEW PASTURES
Fairford Road CC, Highbridge
1
DRINK MORE MILK
Polden Hills YFC CC
2
MODERN LAUNDRY
R Puddy, East Huntspill
3
DON’T KNOCK THE LITTLE ROCK
Wells & Glastonbury YFC CC
4


Gangs – Local

Title
Club
Position
Cup
HRH MAHARAJAH OF MYSORE’S PRESENTATION TO THE LAST VICEROY OF INDIA
Blake CC, Bridgwater
2
HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
Kraft CC, Bridgwater
3


Special Class

Title
Club
Position
Cup
ILFRACOMBE CORPS. OF DRUMS
Ilfracombe
1
FODEN “D” TYPE TRACTOR 1929
Chappell & Smith, Wembdon
2
SENTINEL STEAM WAGON 1933
GB King , Temple Cloud
3


Comic Features Five or More on Foot

Title
Club
Position
Cup
LAUNCHING THE SATELLITE – OR BLEEPS TO YOU
Kings Arms CC, Bridgwater
1
DR DILEMMA’S DAM ASIAN ‘FLU
Shell-Mex BP CC, Dunball
2
BRIDGWATER’S FIRST PEEP AT THE BLEEP
Dave Smith & Co., Bridgwater
3


Tableaux – Open

Title
Club
Position
Cup
JOSEPH MEETS HIS BROTHERS IN PHARAOH’S PALACE
Highbridge Bacon Factory Employees CC
1
SPANISH TRADITIONS
T Lansdown & Co, Wells
2
THE COURT OF PRINCE ZAHUDIN
Aces CC, Spaxton
3


Trades Exhibits Local

Title
Club
Position
Cup
G.T. HODGES
Bridgwater
1
WINKWORTH & CO.
Bridgwater
2


Groups of Masqueraders – Local

Title
Club
Position
Cup
FOR WHOM THE BELLS TOLL
1
DOWN ON THE CARIBBEAN
Cardiff Arms CC, Bridgwater
2
A CHRISTMAS FANTASY
Roberts Bros. CC, Bridgwater
3
CHIMPS – ALMOST HUMAN
4
MEXICAN BANDITS – HERNANDO’S HIDEAWAY
5


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