Search is on for this year’s March Gala Princess

THE search is on to find a gala princess and attendant for this year’s Lions Gala at March.

Both girls will receive VIP treatment at the gala on Saturday, June 11 which is part of the town’s three-day summer festival.

The winner and attendant will head the Saturday parade and will be picked up from their homes by members of March and Chatteris Lions Club before enjoying their day at West End Park.

The gala gets underway at about noon and the lucky youngster to be crowned Gala Princess receives £50 from the Citizen and £25 for the attendant.

If you would like to enter, you must be between the ages of eight and 14 living in March or the March area.

Send a recent photograph with your name, age and address on the back to the Citizen office at 11 Union Street, Wisbech, or Market Place, March.

Remember to include a contact number. Mark the envelope March Gala Princess. The deadline for entries is May 18 at 5pm so don’t delay.

Entries can also be emailed to Pictures must be in jpg format and at least 700kb in size.

Judges from the Lions will select the princess and attendant from the photographs submitted and the results will be announced in the Citizen May 25.

Some of the entries may be published in the Citizen in the run up to the competition but it may not be possible to print photographs of all the entrants.