Female ambassador sought for Lowestoft
THE search is on once again for a female ambassador to represent Lowestoft.The Journal's Carnival Queen will be crowned at the Marina Theatre, on Sunday, June 28, and there is already �1,200 of prizes up for grabs for the winner and her two attendants.
THE search is on once again for a female ambassador to represent Lowestoft.
The Journal's Carnival Queen will be crowned at the Marina Theatre, on Sunday, June 28, and there is already �1,200 of prizes up for grabs for the winner and her two attendants.
Taking over from 2008 winner Charlotte Barker, the victor will serve as a spokeswoman and figurehead for the town and The Journal over the next 12 months and most prominently during the town's carnival procession on Sunday, August 9.
She will also be asked to make high profiled appearances at other town events in Lowestoft and across Waveney.
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If you are a housewife, schoolgirl, student, single mum or married woman, you could be what we are looking for, all you have to be is 16 and over.
Judges will shortlist 20 girls from the entry forms we receive, based on the answers given to the eight questions set out on the coupon.
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Those picked will be treated to a free sitting at Picture Studios, in London Road North, with their photographs featured in the paper the week before the competition.
On the night each girl will be asked to bring an evening gown of her choice to wear and will be given a backstage dressing room.
Each girl's make-up will be done by two representatives from Clinique, at Boots, in Lowestoft.
First prize for the Carnival Queen of a �350 makeover experience has been donated by Picture Studios, which includes a professional modelling portfolio, while the two attendants will get a framed 12x10in photograph.
Baylis and Harding will provide beauty products for the winner and runners up and The Beauty Lounge, in Suffolk Road, is giving away �100 of Guinot products.
Chadds Departments Store have donated a gift vouchers, Match Clothing have given cash prizes, while Pleasurewood Hills will reward each of the three girls with a pair of tickets to the park.
The Hotel Victoria will treat the Carnival Queen to a meal for two in their Coast Restaurant while the attendants get �25 each to spend on a bar meal and Bella Blue beauty salon has donated the top three prizes.
More prizes are still to be confirmed.
Tickets, at �5, are on sale now at the Marina box office on 01502 533200.
To enter, simply fill in the entry form in today's Journal and attach a recent photograph of yourself.