February 20, 2015
Search for new Burnham and Highbridge Carnival Queen begins

Youngsters in the Burnham-On-Sea area are being invited to enter this year's competiton to find a new Highbridge and Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Queen and Princesses.

The entry period has now opened for the annual contest and the winners will be picked at a pageant to be held at The Ritz Social Club in Burnham-On-Sea's Victoria Street from 6.30pm on Friday 20th March.

The competition is open to entrants until March 16th. Princesses must be under 16 years old while the Queen has to be 16 or older and live within five miles of either Highbridge or Burnham.

This year's Queen entry forms is available by clicking here. The Princess entry form is available by clicking here.

Dress will be smart casual for the pageant, and there will be no spectator entry fee. The event is a non-profit event.

"In the spirit of the 'carnival for the community' with neighbourhood bonding between charity and community groups, the Carnival Queen Pageant organisation hopes an entrant will be selected who will not only reflect the resilience of Carnival but will represent and influence young people to get involved in the many projects which require personnel in our area."

A spokesperson said: "The 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 projects in the area over the year ahead."

This year's Highbridge and Burnham Carnival will take place on November 9th.

Pictured: Burnham's 2014 Carnival Queen in last November's parade


Guide to 2015 Burnham-On-Sea Carnival


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