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About The Club

The Carnival Club was born back in 1937, making it the second oldest in current existence, and was based at the Coronation Inn. They had the glorious name of 'Coronoddies Carnival Club'.

 

In 1946 due to a move to the Golden Lion the name changed to 'The Golden Lion Carnival Club'. 

 

This is the oldest surviving picture as far as we know. It is the The Golden Lion C.C. 1947 - The theme 'The Gauchos'

1947 - The Gauchos

Mr R. Singleton, I. Thyer, I. Davies, J. Collard, G. Bishop, Mr A. Jenkins

P. Summerhayes, H. Scribbins, R.T. Ryder, B. Bell, W. Durant, H. Bishop, K. Harwood, C. Bond, S. Thorne (Capt)

Miss J. Harwood, Mrs W. Durant

R. Ryder, A. White, B. Adams.

 

In the early 1980's the club moved headquarters to The Crown Inn and became 'The Crown Cavaliers Carnival Club'.

 

1996 saw a move to The New Market Hotel and a further name change to the 'Cavaliers Carnival Club', as they are known today. We share the home base of the New Market Hotel, hosted by Jeff and Trina Slocombe, along with Wilfs Carnival Club and New Market Carnival Club.

 

We have had a few successes since becoming Cavaliers C.C. - More to come :O)

 

2000 - Showstoppers

  • Stan Bown Cup - Best improved on Cart
  • Gordy Howells Cup - 6th on road (Bridgwater)
  • Non Winners Cup - Best improved (Weston)

1999 - On The Warpath

  • 2nd Best Dressed Tractor Driver (Burnham) - Dave Speed
  • Pariah Cup (1st Squibbing) - Neil Priddle

1996 - Fright Night

  • Stan Bown Cup - Best improved on Cart
  • Les Manley Cup - Best improved on Stage (6th)
  • 2nd Non-Winners Cup, 8th Bridgwater

 

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