for new Burnham and Highbridge Carnival Queen begins
search has got underway this week to find this year's Highbridge
and Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Queen.
are now being accepted for contestants, who will take a leading
role in this winter's carnival spectacle.
The competition is open to entrants aged 16 years and over who
must live within five miles of either Highbridge or Burnham.
year's entry forms - which need to be returned by August 31st
- are available by clicking here.
The organisers are also searching for Princesses, with the entry
form for those roles here.
winners will be picked at a pageant to be held on Friday 6th September
from 7pm at Burnham Holiday Village.
entrants will be asked to answer questions about their hobbies
and interests and show an awareness of the community, plus a knowledge
and understanding of the district.
Carnival Queen will be chosen as an ambassador for the Carnival
as well as the precincts of Highbridge and Burnham. It is hoped
that the Carnival Queen will assist with community cohesion projects
concerning the area over the reigning year," one of the organisers,
Linda Bullimore, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
pageant evening will include entertainment from the Lucy Gunter
Dance School and a Katy Perry tribute.
Burnham's 2012 Carnival Queen Jenna Picton with princesses Rachael
Nicol and Lily Kilduff being appointed by MP Tessa Munt
to 2013 Burnham-On-Sea Carnival