Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Queen Hannah Sainsbury is crowned
year-old Hannah Sainsbury was crowned Burnham-On-Sea's new Carnival
Queen during a special ceremony in the town last night (Friday,
annual Carnival Queen and Princess Pageant evening took place
at Burnham's Princess Theatre, where Hannah was chosen by a panel
of judges to lead this year's carnival parade.
a pupil at King Alfred School, told Burnham-On-Sea.com she is
delighted to have been picked for the role. "I really didn't
expect to win - it's a great feeling! It will be an honour lead
judges also selected this year's two Carnival Princesses - 13
year-old Racheal Nicol and 8 year-old Olivia Moores.
Tony Rees told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had a superb quality
line-up of entrants this year - 19 girls in total. They were all
marvellous and the judges had a tough job in choosing the winners."
the evening, each of the nominees was asked a question and encouraged
to show their individual personalities. The judges - Zoe Hughes,
Phil New, Tina Hook and Sam Lock - then assessed them and picked
Chairman Phil New thanked last year's Queen, Abbi Fear, for all
her work throughout the past 12 months.
queen's selection is the first event in the run-up to this year's
Highbridge and Burnham Carnival on Monday November 7th, which
is extra special this year as it will be celebrating its 70th
judges were Zoe Hughes, Phil New, Tina Hook and Sam Lock
to 2016 Burnham-On-Sea Carnival