Are you Stalybridge’s next carnival queen?

A KEY component of the annual Stalybridge Carnival is the crowning of the Stalybridge carnival queen in Cheetham Park following the parade through the town centre.This year’s event will take place on Sunday, June 28 with the festival committee seeking applications for following categories:

• Petal – aged three to five years
• Rosebud- aged five to eight
• Princess – aged eight to
10 years
• Junior Queen – aged 10 to
14 years
• Queen – aged 14 and over

The deadline for applications is Saturday, February 28.

Joyce Hobson, president of Stalybridge Festival Committee, said “I would like to congratulate our 2019 carnival queens (Rhianna Ashmore, junior queen and Gracie Flanagan, princess) who did us proud – not only on carnival day but also picking up awards at other carnivals in the North West over the summer.

“This year we are very keen to seek nominations for each of the carnival queen categories as this has been an important element of the carnival which is now in its 44th year.”

Further information is available from Joyce on 0161 303 7087.

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