Search is on to recruit carnival queen, attendants, fairy queen and flower girl for Bideford Carnival this year.

The hunt is once again on to find Bideford’s carnival queen.

The carnival queen choosing will take place on Saturday, July 4 at Bideford Reds Rowing Club.

Open from 1.30pm and judging commences at 2pm for the carnival on September 12.

All entrants must be from the Bideford area. The queen and attendants is open to ages 11-16 years and the fairy queen and flower girl to ages six-10 years.