for entries for Burnham and Highbridge Carnival Queen pageant
in the Burnham-On-Sea area have until Wednesday April 27th to
enter this year's contest to become the Carnival Queen or a Princess.
for the annual competition are being accepted now ahead of the
winners being picked during a pageant to be held at The Princess
Theatre at 7pm on Friday 29th April.
are looking for girls and ladies to participate in this prestigious
event to be in with a chance of becoming the official 2016 Carnival
Queen or Princess," said co-organiser Carrie-Anne New.
lucky winners will not only receive a photograph of themselves
at the pageant, they will also receive prize money of £300
for the Queen and £100 per Princess."
Queen Convenor Tony Rees added: "Winning the Carnival Queen
and Princess Pageant provides individuals with an excellent opportunity
to get involved more with their local community and to gain invaluable
life experience. A great thing to put on your CV."
Queen entrants must be 14 years old or over (there is no upper
age limit). Carnival Princesses must be aged between 7 - 13 years.
entrants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or
guardian. Carnival Queen entry fees are £10 and Carnival
Princess entry fees are £6.
Queen and Princesses will be required to participate in the 2016
Carnival Procession on Monday 7th November 2016. The Carnival
Queen will also be expected to attend various events throughout
the year, to include the Carnival Presentation Evening in January
2017. This year's Queen entry forms are available by
clicking here, while the Princess entry forms are available
70th annual Highbridge and Burnham-On-Sea Carnival will be held
on Monday November 7th at 7.30pm.
to 2016 Burnham-On-Sea Carnival
Top, last year's Princesses and Queen and, above, organisers Phil
New, Carrie-Anne New and Tony Rees