Apply to be part of Maldon Carnival Court.

Maldon Carnival Court.

The search to find the next Maldon Carnival Court has started.  We are looking for a Queen or King and two Princesses or Princes to represent our Town around the county.

Being part of the Maldon Carnival Court is a great honour, you will be representing your town and raising thousands of pounds for charity.  Your official duties will begin at the start of Carnival Week where you will be officially crowned as Queen/King/Princess/Prince. Carnival week is an exciting time for the court as well as being one of the busiest parts of your reign.   During  Carnival week we host a number of fun activities for children and families where the court will be able to help and in some case even take part in the activities. 

The baby show, for example, the court has the proud honour of assisting presenting the Bonniest Baby with their trophies and prize.  At other Carnival week activities, like glue and glitter you be able to help the children make all sorts of wonderful creations.

Alongside the activities of Carnival week you will also have the opportunity to visit retirement homes, and preschool/nurseries. 

On Saturday, 3rd August 2019 our Carnival day.  You will be welcomed by crowds of people lining the streets of Maldon, waving to them whilst being chaperoned through the town on our float.  After the procession, there will be an afternoon tea where you will be able to socialise with other courts and dignitaries. 

The Carnival court will visit different Carnivals around the county throughout the year including Witham, Braintree, Burnham on Crouch and attend a number of dances, presentation evenings, town functions and Carnival activities. They are a fantastic opportunity to meet new friends and have some fun.  

The majority of events outside of Carnival Week happen on a Saturday or Sunday.   Still interested?   If you want to be part of something special and be part of our town’s history, build up your confidence, visit other towns and have lots of fun along the way,  do not delay apply today. 

Applications are open to boys and girls from the age of 8 – 17, must be able to attend a selection evening on Saturday 11th May.  If you like to apply please download the application form below. 


Or if you would like to find out more please phone Theresa Harrington-Smith on 07800 524805 or e-mail