Wellington Carnival Committee is looking for a Royal Family to represent the town from 1st July 2016 – 30th June 2017.
All applicants must be available to attend the Royalty Pageant on Sunday 26th June 2016; the winners must be available to represent our town at least the following engagements:
- Wellington Carnival – Saturday 24th September 2016
- Ilminster Carnival – Saturday 1st October 2016
- Chard Carnival – Saturday 8th October 2016
- Taunton Carnival – Saturday 15th October 2016
There will also be a variety of additional community engagements where all or some of the Royal Family will be required to attend, and Royalty will also be required to help with fund raising initiatives.
Winners will receive a magical Somerset style Royal experience!
All applicants will need to pay a minimum entry fee of £15 at the pageant, this includes a professional photo shoot for the applicant by Unwin Photography, drink & buffet for the applicant and 1 guest.
Sponsorship can be sought to cover the entry fee and any additional monies paid over the £15 will be added to the applicants score at 10 points for every £10 of sponsorship.
Princes & Princesses must be aged from 7 to 15 years at the date of Wellington Carnival – 24th September 2016.
Kings & Queens must be aged over 16 years at the date of Wellington Carnival – 24th September 2016.
Applicants are to wear their best attire for the pageant, they will be asked a selection of questions in front of the audience and scored by a small independent panel. A buffet will be served whilst the panel makes their decision and the winners will be announced on the day.
To be within a chance of being Wellington Carnival King, Queen, Princess or Prince 2016, please pick up a form from Wellington Weekly News Office, on line at (just use any search engine and type Wellington Carnival) or telephone Sam on 01823
662198 and she will
post you a copy. Forms will also be available on Wellington Carnival Stall in the High Street during Street Fair being held on 5th June