Could you be the 2015 Rose Queen? The search is on to find the person who will lead this year's carnival parades
PUBLISHED: 09:56 29 May 2015 | UPDATED: 09:56 29 May 2015
The search has started to find this year's Rose Queen who will head up the popular Rose Fair carnival parades.
The competition has officially opened and anybody over the age of 14 who lives in Wisbech can enter.
To be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is send a picture of yourself and a description about why you think you deserve to be Rose Queen, along with your address and contact details.
The search for this year’s Rose Queen contest is being run by the Wisbech Standard along with the Wisbech Round Table, which organises the Rose Fair parade.
Entry will close at 5pm on Thursday, June 11. All entries should be e-mailed to email@example.com
The lucky winner will be contacted and the grand announcement made in the Standard on June 19.
The Rose Queen will be taken for a dress fitting, have her hair styled, her nails painted and enjoy a photography session. They will also win a cash prize. More details about the prizes will be revealed in next week’s edition.
In keeping with tradition there will be two Rose Fair parades on Saturday, July 4 – one at 11am and one 2pm – which bring a carnival atmosphere to the town and attracts visitors from across the region to enjoy the spectacle.
The Rose Fair, now into its 52nd year, is regarded as one of the region’s finest flower festivals.
This year’s festival runs from July 1-5 and centres around St Peter & St Paul’s Church, where displays will have the theme ‘Our Classical Heritage’.
Three other town centre churches will also hold festival, each carrying their own theme.