crowned Burnham-On-Sea's new Carnival Queen
year-old Abbi Fear has been chosen as Burnham-On-Sea's new Carnival
Queen following a ceremony on Friday night (March 20th).
a special selection evening held in Burnham's Ritz Social Club,
the teenager was chosen by a panel of judges to lead this year's
judges also picked this year's Princesses, 9 year-old Scarlet
Puddy and 11 year-old Ruby Jane Barton.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com she is delighted to have been picked for
the role. "It's an honour to have been chosen and I'm really
looking forward to the carnival in November. I'm a big fan of
the carnival so to be chosen for this role is really special!"
the evening, each of the nominees was asked a question and encouraged
to show their individual personality during a five-minute slot.
The judges then assessed them and picked the winners after a performance
by the Lisa Jane School of Dance.
Linda Bullimore told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had a really
good quality line-up of entrants again this year which made the
judges' jobs all the more difficult to choose the winners, but
it was a wonderful evening and we thank everyone for coming along
and making it a success."
queen's selection is the first event in the run-up to this year's
Highbridge and Burnham Carnival, which is to be held on Monday
The judges Phil New, Malcolm Borland, Zoe Hughes and Sam Lock
with the new Queen and Princesses plus last year's queen Emma
Some of the young contestants at Friday evening's event
Carnival Chairman Phil New with organiser Linda Bullimore and
MC Tony Rees