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Family, friends and sponsors of the 50 finalists were in attendance to see 20 year old Zara Holland crowned Miss Great Britain 2015/16. Zara, from North Ferriby won the title of Miss Hull qualify for the National Final.
The show, which is organised by ModelZed Events Ltd, was held for the 3rd year at the gorgeous Athena in the heart of Leicester city. The show opened with a spectacular scene with a flash back to the 1940’s, fire breathers lit up the stage as former winners Carole Boler Miss Great Britain 1964, Wendy George 1969, Dinah May 1976, Danielle Lloyd 2006 & Shelby Tribble 2014 took to the catwalk to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Miss Great Britain, before the 50 finalists modelled in a little black dress round, followed by swimwear & evening wear.
The top 5 were: 5th Jasmine Chavda (Miss Greater London), 4thCobi-Jean Cole (Miss Bristol), 3rd Alice Kurylo (Miss Nottingham), 2nd Deone Robertson (Miss North Lanarkshire) and the winner Zara Holland (Miss Hull)
The event and finalists raised over £17,000 for our chosen charity Cancer Research UK!
7 additional accolades were awarded to Miss Charity, Miss Personality, Miss Publicity, Text Vote, Miss Great Britain’s Got Talent, Beach Body winner & the Best Smile.
Judges for the event were: Danielle Lloyd – Former Miss Great Britain/Model, Jenny Cross – Editor of Niche Magazine, John Scott- Fashion Guru & TV Presenter, Shelby Tribble – Miss Great Britain 2014, Sally-Ann Fawcett – Author of the top selling Beauty Pageant book ‘Misdemeanours’ and James Conaghan – General Manager of the Mercure Leicester Grand Hotel.
Zara will go on to represent Great Britain at the International Final of Miss Tourism World later in the year.
The National Final of Miss Great Britain 2014 took place on Friday 14th November at the Athena in Leicester. http://www.athenacb.co.uk 48 girls from across the UK competed for the prestigious title.
At the glittering live event the 6 judges: Duncan Bannatyne, Samantha Freedman, John Scott, Ashley Powell, Winston Ellis and Sally-Ann Fawcett had the impossible task of choosing one winner from the 48 beautiful finalists.
The standard of finalists was incredibly high and the judges found the task very difficult, but after 3 rounds: Fashion Wear, Swim wear and Evening wear the judges had decided on their top 15 contestants.
Each of the top 15 received an on stage interview with presenters Kate Solomons (National Director of Miss Great Britain) and Simon Robertson, where they had a chance to show their personalities to the esteemed judging panel.
Finally the winner was revealed and we were thrilled to announce that Miss Great Britain 2014/15 was:
Shelby from Plymouth qualified for the final after winning the Miss South West title earlier in the year.
Shelby went on to represent Great Britain in the international final Miss Tourism World in January 2016 where she placed as 4th Runner up, a fantastic acheivement.
For more information visit the Miss Tourism website here
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Miss Great Britain 2016 will be ran as a live final across 2 days in September, auditions and heats will be organised across the UK to select the finalists to compete.
We at Miss Great Britain pride ourselves on our ethos ‘Beauty Throughout’. Our contestants are not only judged on their physical appearance but on all attributes a strong, successful and independent young lady should possess. Personality and interview technique will play a large part in the selection and judging process.
April 15th, 2016
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