Knutsford Royal May Queen applications are now open | Knutsford Times

Knutsford Royal May Queen applications are now open

By on December 27, 2017

Applications for Knutsford’s Royal May Queen are now open with the winner being selected later on 23 January 2018 at Knutsford Academy.


Applications are invited from girls who have previously been candidates for Maids of Honour whether selected or not and whose ages are 11, 12 or 13 on Thursday 1st February 2018. Admission is £1.

All candidates must have been characters at least twice since being candidates for Maid of Honour and must be resident within the boundaries of the Knutsford Town Council. No child shall be eligible if her sister has previously been a May Queen.

The Ladies in Waiting, Court Ladies and Maids will be chosen along with the May Queen on the 23rd January. All other Court characters will be selected on the 3 March 2018.

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