Conference 1996

The Guild of Taxidermy Conference Competitions

held at Sutton Bonington in Nottinghamshire on 27th to 29th September 1996 celebrating the Guild's 20th year

Results List 1996

Prize Awards

Credits Awarded

Best in Show
Bar-tailed Godwit - James Dickinson

Wagstaffe Trophy (Best Case)
Bar-tailed Godwit - James Dickinson

Norfolk Trophy (Best Groundwork)
Bass - Jack Fishwick

Best Theme
Robins - Jack Fishwick

Professional Bird 
1st: Bar-tailed Godwit - James Dickinson
2nd: Gyr Falcon - Peter Summers
3rd: Red-backed Shrike - Peter Summers

Professional Mammal
1st: Otter - Stephen Massam
2nd: Grey Squirrel - Mike Gadd
3rd: Rabbit - Stephen Massam

Professional Fish
1st: Bass - Jack Fishwick
2nd: Barbel - Chris Elliot
3rd: Salmon - Peter Scott

Best Amateur
Tawny Owl - Brynja Davidsdottir

Amateur Theme
Crow ('Carry on Eating') - Martyn Brewer

Amateur Bird
1st: Tawny Owl - Brynja Davidsdottir
2nd: Mallard - Barry Wilson
3rd: Blue Tit - Brynja Davidsdottir

Amateur Mammal
1st: Roe Head - Gary Miller
2nd: Muntjac Head - David Spack
3rd: Goat Head - David Spack

Higher Credits

  • James Dickinson - Bar-tailed Godwit
  • Chris Elliot - Barbel
  • Jack Fishwick - Bass and Robin
  • Mike Gadd - Grey Squirrel
  • Stephen Massam - Otter

Specialist Credits

  • Stephen Massam - Otter and Rabbit

Standard Credits

  • Gary Crompton - Magpie
  • Brynja Davidsdottir - Tawny Owl
  • Chris Elliot - Barbel
  • Jack Fishwick - Fox Cubs
  • Derek Frampton - Fieldfare
  • William Hales - Woodcock, Robin, Barn Owl and Kestrel
  • Phil Leggett - Salmon, Mandarin Duck, Red Deer and Pike
  • Peter Scott - Salmon (x2), Twaite Shad and Sparrowhawk
  • Helen Sharp - Golden Pheasant
  • Gary Tatterton - Rainbow Trout
  • Barry Wilson - Mandarin Ducks (x2)

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