Clacton Carnival Association is looking for a Carnival Queen and two Princesses to represent Clacton for Carnival 2018.

The Selection and Crowning will take place at a Disco at The Tavern, 57 Frinton Road, Holland on Sea on Friday 23rd March at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced at Adults £3.00, under 16's - £2.00 and contestants are free. All under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult. The Disco is by Em-Be Sounds.

All entrants must have permanent residence within 3½ miles of Clacton Pier. Entrants for Carnival Queen must be age 15 – 25 on 24th March 2017 and entrants for the Carnival Princesses must be age 10 – 14 on 24th March 2017. They must be able to attend events during Carnival Week (11th – 19th August) and to attend a number of other Carnivals between June and September and other events during the year.

The girl selected as Carnival Queen will receive £150 and the two Princesses will win £75 each.