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The term Marketeer is used to describe individuals, typically persons or groups of persons dressed in Red Fluffy jackets and having a Chuffin‘ Good Time!! Often engaged in drinking activities that involve all kinds of fun!!

 
     
 
Marketeers Carnival Club Bridgwater EST 1960
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never, in nothing, great or small, large or petty – never give in.
 

2008

Marketeers Carnival Club Present

Ghost Rider

Set the Night on Fire

Last updated 15-03-10

 

(Lets Ride)

Results

Stage
Bridgwater
North Petherton
Burnham-On-sea
Shepton Mallet
Wells
Glastonbury
Weston-super-Mare
9th
3rd
3rd
4th

3rd

2nd

1st

1st

Additional cups

Bridgwater

Bass Charrington Cup - Most Original Entry open

B.P. Challenge Cup - Best Decorated Towing Vehicle & Driver Local = (Shared with Gremlins)

North Petherton

Best Decorated Tractor

Best Lighting

Wells

Chairman's Choice

Most Appropriate Music

Best Dressed Towing Vehicle Driver

Glastonbury

Best Dressed Towing Vehicle

Best Dressed Towing Vehicle Driver

Weston-super-Mare

Chairman's Choice

Best Dressed Towing Vehicle Driver

Somerset County Guy Fawkes Carnival Association

Butlin Cup (Judged at each carnival by the man in the street)

Charlie Denning Memorial Cup (Awarded by the county committee top table)

Churton Millennium Shield (Winner Best decorated generator trailer)

Courage Trophy ( Judged at each carnival by a committee member)

Ralph Whitting Cup (Winner Best dressed tractor Driver (Ken Marsh)

The Stan Bown Memorial Cup (Voted for by other entries of Somerset County Carnivals)

Cecil Dodd Memorial Cup 3rd placed Feature (Shared with Masqueraders)

North Petherton Cup 2nd placed Feature (Shared with Masqueraders)

Marketeers at the Somerset County Guy Fawkes Carnival Association dinner



21-12-08

Somerset County Guy Fawkes Carnival Association Dinner DVD
Somerset County Guy Fawkes Carnival Association Dinner
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08-12-08

Quoted at BRIDGWATER CARNIVAL Friday November 7th

Tommy Banner, The Wurzels: "Bridgwater is the best Carnival in the world. It gets better every year and I have just seen the best decorated tractor ever - Marketeers".
Sam (Trigger) Thompson, cast Masqueraders CC: "Marketeers should have top place in the carts".
Lucy Carter, first year in Crusaders CC: “Marketeers should win it”.

Quoted at NORTH PETHERTON CARNIVAL Saturday November
Re BRIDGWATER CARNIVAL the night before

Catherine Pilgrim, Wick CC: "Marketeers looked good in line up"

Quoted at BURNHAM ON SEA CARNIVAL Monday November 10th

Pat Hares, Key Kids JCC: “Marketeers is fantastic and I don't know why they are not winning".
Nicola Hollidge, cast Griffens CC: “Marketeers are good".
Kevin, Nunsford Nutters CC: "Marketeers very impressive, but sorry lads, Gremlins are the one to beat".

Quoted at SHEPTON MALLET CARNIVAL Wednesday November 12th
Daniel Hopkins, Aliens CC: "Nice to see Marketeers back in the league”.
Jenny Davis, secretary Wick CC: “Marketers have a very good effect with their moving gates".

Quoted at WELLS CARNIVAL Friday November 14th

Steve Musgrave, road crew Britannia CC: "Front of Marketers looks really good".
Tania Black, cast Mendip Vale CC: "Marketers are fantastic, their cart didn't come first at Bridgwater but should have done".
Lorraine Cresswell, Landlady British Flag P.H. cast British Flag CC: "I do like Marketeers and Harlequins".
Dave Knox, road crew Oasis CC: "Marketers cart is fantastic and Wick and Globe for Mid Somerset are good as well".
Carly Samotyj, cast Griffens CC: "Marketeers should be winning".

Quoted at GLASTONBURY CARNIVAL Saturday November 15th

Irish Baker, Shambles CC: “Marketeers cast really look the part".
Sharron Martin, cast Crusaders CC: "Marketers should have been higher placed at Bridgwater".
Gemma Divall, cast Cobra CC: "Marketeers is an impressive float, good costumes, good design".
Keiron Howes, Newmarket CC: "Bridgwater Carnival was like the winter solstice, a long day without a drink. I like Marketeers, but everybody has improved, I love carnival".
Chris Hagg, secretary/cast King William CC: "Marketers entry is stunning”

Quoted at WESTON SUPER MARE CARNIVAL Monday November 17th

Christina James, cast British Flag CC: "Marketeers and Harlequins are original and excellent entries".
Gordon Brian, President Hot Rock CC: "Marketeers is awesome”.
Jon Dibble, 14years old cast Hillview JCC: "Marketeers 'Ghost Riders' opening gates are amazing".
Nick Brixey, road crew Globe CC: “Marketeers is a good build up".

Reproduce By kind Permission of Arthur Dyke of the
The South West Carnival Newsletter
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Added photos and videos



Bridgwater Carnival With Marketeers CC
North Petherton Carnival With Marketeers CC

Cart Building 2008 part 1 & part 2


30-11-08

The Cupboard Monster
Issue 20 added to Site

Download it here Word or PDF

News

  • AGM – The Annual General meeting of The Marketeers Carnival Club is taking place Monday 19th January at The Mansion House 7.30pm Start. Please make the effort to attend, apologies to Windsor or Paul Brazewell.
  • Xmas Cabaret – The Marketeers Christmas Cabaret (Sat 13th Dec) is a sell out; therefore we will be looking for extra help from all aspects of the club on the night of the Cabaret. This is vitally important as recently the club has struggled on there own at cabarets, this time we will just not be able to cope. Please please make a note in your diary and pop along to lend a hand.
  • Pontoon Dinner - The date for the annual Pontoon dinner has been set – Saturday 14th March 2009. further details will be available in the next news letter
  • Welcome – To new members Des Turner and Matt Holland hopefully it will be the first of many years in the club for them.
  • In Memoriam – as I’m sure you are now all aware a couple days after helping the club with our stage props Philip ‘Mugsy’ Morgan sadly passed away. At his funeral the club was well represented and Chunk read a very moving eulogy. Hopefully our success on the road has served as a fitting tribute.

19-10-08

Stage result 9th


28-09-08

T-Shirt design


11-09-08

The Cupboard Monster
Issue 19 added to Site

Download it here Word or PDF

News

  • Bars – the club has a couple of bars coming up in the next month or so, these are

18th October – Birthday Party in Bridgwater
31st October – Surprise 40th Birthday Party @ Enmore Village hall,
If anyone can help with these, please contact Windsor on his mobile

  • T-shirts – all t-shirt order that were received by the specified time have been send off and I am hoping to receive the garments in time for the September Cabaret, if this is the case I will take them to the school with me and hand out on the night.
  • Cart  Building  - a important few weeks are approaching, and any help is gratefully received. If you need details of times people are out the cart or would like some work to do at home, please contact Allan Elson.
  • Congratulations  – To Matthew and Stacey Knapp on the recent birth of their second daughter Blossom.
  • Carnival & Squibbing – if you would like the chance to appear on cart (if situation requires) or if you would like to take part in the Squibbing display, please let either Windsor or Steve Wright know by Weds 24th Sept. if you would like to come to any of the carnivals, a traveling form is attached.

Traveling Form or Traveling Form(PDF)

Down load Concert Visiting 2008 or Concert Visiting 2008(PDF)


06-08-08

The Cupboard Monster
Issue 18 added to Site

Download it here Word or PDF

Recently voted the best newsletter ever written
by  
Chunky Dunster

News

  • Bars – the next bar is on Saturday 16th August 2008, Princess Hall Burnham on Sea. We will need extra help for this as this is the day of Adrian's wedding and a lot of people from the club are invited, if you can make it, please contact Wins
  • Mastermind – The next quiz will be held on Friday 12th September 2008 at the Blake Arms Hotel, £8 a team, max 4 people per team. 8pm prompt start. Please make an effort to attend. Its easy money and a good fun night out.
  • T-shirts – the t-shirt design has been voted on and we have send it off to the printers to get ready, forms are attached and all items are the same price as last year, all forms with payment need to be returned to Alan Windsor by Monday 25th August 2008 (download now word pdf)
  • Cart  Building  - Building weekends are being held out the halfway on the weekend of 30th & 31st of August and 13th & 14th September, please come along and lend a hand. There is a lot of work to do and Allan will be glad to see you all. As well as this people are out there every Wednesday so if your at a loose end please pop out there
  • Best Wishes – good luck to Adrian Horne in his upcoming marriage to Liz
  • Keep fit – the Marketeers CC annual sponsored Bike Ride, is this year being held on Saturday 9th August. Please help us to raise money even if you can’t make it on the actual bike ride

04-08-08

The time of year is upon us again to order your T-shirts/Sweatshirts for this year’s Carnival.

This year’s prices will be £9.25 for an adult T-shirt, £7.50 for a child’s T-shirt, £13.50 for a Sweatshirt & £4.75 each per Rat Jacket patch.

T-shirt order form 2008 word pdf


04-07-08

The Cupboard Monster
Issue 17 added to Site

Download it here Word or PDF

News

  • Bars – the next bar is on Sunday 27th July 2008, Princess Hall Burnham on Sea. We will need extra help for this as the majority of members will be rehearsing, if you can make it, please contact Wins
  • Mastermind – The next quiz will be held on Friday 25th July 2008 at the Blake Arms Hotel, £8 a team, max 4 people per team. 8pm prompt start. Please make an effort to attend. Its easy money and a good fun night out.
  • Get your Old Clothes Out – people are out the cart every Wednesday night, if you are available please pop out for an hour or two, all help gratefully received and very appreciated.
  • Cart Weekend  - A building weekend is being held out the halfway on the weekend of 12th & 13th July, please pop along and lend a hand. There is a lot of work to do and Allan will be glad to see you all
  • The Old Ball & Chain – As mentioned earlier Andy Vallender married his fiancée Estelle at the end of May in Sorrento, Italy congratulations to them both.

28-05-2008

Update the Facts, History 1966 & 2005 Pages


07-05-2008

The Cupboard Monster
Issue 16 added to Site

Download it here Word or PDF

News

  • Cabaret – the next cabaret is on Saturday 17th May 2008, please make a concerted effort to attend and lend a hand, we need help with Bar staff, waiters, Washer Uppers, basically any one that can pop along and help will be found a job/ all help is gratefully received.
  • Mastermind – The next quiz will be held on Friday 16th May 2008 at the Blake Arms Hotel, £8 a team, max 4 people per team. 8pm prompt start. Please make an effort to attend. Its easy money and a good fun night out.
  • Get your Old Clothes Out – people are out the cart every Wednesday night, if you are available please pop out for an hour or two, all help gratefully received and very appreciated.
  • VP’s Race night – the VP’s are holding a race night on Friday 9th May in the Old Market, please come and support this night and hopefully win yourself some money whilst at it.
  • Upcoming Fundraiser's –we have Bars on Sat 7th June, Fri 20th June & 2 on Saturday 21st June, if you can help at any or would like further details please contact Alan Windsor .

Buy a copy of our 2008 Old Folks Show DVD only £6 Inc P&P


Updated 02-04-2008

Newsletter Issue 15

Photos Old Folks Show 2008

Videos
Marketeers CC Old Folks Show 2008 Rehearsal
Marketeers CC Old Folks Show 2008 Thursday Night
Marketeers CC Old Folks Show 2008 Friday Night
Marketeers CC Old Folks Show 2008 Saturday Night

News

  • Mastermind – The next quiz will be held on Friday 11th April 2008 at the Blake Arms Hotel, £8 a team, max 4 people per team. 8pm prompt start. Please make an effort to attend. Its easy money and a good fun night out.
  • Get your Old Clothes Out – people are out the cart every Wednesday night, if you are available please pop out for an hour or two, all help gratefully received and very appreciated.
  • Cabaret – the next cabaret is on Saturday 17th May 2008, please make a note of this in your diary as help will be needed, tickets are available from Jason Brazewell on 07967 048811
  • Come and join us – a welcome is extended to new member Nathan Bryant and New VP Steve Knapper, hopefully they will have as much fun and as many good memories as the rest of us.
  • VP’s Race night – the VP’s are holding a race night on Friday 9th May in the Old Market, please come and support this night and hopefully win yourself some money whilst at it.

update 15-03-2008

Sorry about the lack of updates but i have not been able to get into the site for a few weeks now,
but that is all sorted now.

I have updated or added the pages below

Newsletter 13 & 14

Mars Bars Place

 

Life Member & Honory Member

Members Awards

Contact Us

Marketeers Pontoon Dinner 2008 Photos

Marketeers Pontoon Dinner 2008 (Mirror site) Video


News

  • Pint of Lager please love – the club has 3 bars in the month of March 1 in the Bridgwater town hall Friday 14th and Sat 15th March, and one at Princess Hall, High-bridge on 22nd March, all help is appreciated  from all avenues of the club, please contact Windsor if you are able to help.
  • Mastermind – The next quiz will be held on Friday 14th March 2008 at the Blake Arms Hotel, £8 a team, max 4 people per team. Please make an effort to attend. Its easy money and a good fun night out.
  • Get your Old Clothes Out – people are out the cart every Wednesday night, if you are available please pop out for an hour or two, all help gratefully received and very appreciated.

    Pontoon Dinner Award winners
    New Life Member
    Paul Brazewell
    Cart Personality
    Jamie Turner
    The Clubman of the Year
    Matthew Knapp
    The Slade Award
    The Road Crew
    The Presidents Cup
    Lee Cheffy
    Marketeers Marketeers
    Alan Windsor
     The Dipstick Shield
    Chunky Dunster
    Stage Personality
    Mark Mason
    The Vivian & Alec Bosley Shield
    Andrew (Derrick) White
    Marketeers Pontoon Dinner 2008


 2008 Club Officers
President – Gerrard ‘Chunky’ Dunster
Chairman – Steve Wright
Captain – Alan Windsor
Treasurer – David ‘Jones’ Kirk Jnr
Secretary – Mark Cheffy
Vice Chairman –Vacant
Vice Captain – Adrian Horne
Assistant Treasurer – Tim Knapp
Assistant Secretary – Kevin Groves

 

 

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