THE search is on for Bideford s carnival queen and carnival princess. The carnival committee will be choosing this year s royalty at Bideford Angling Club on Saturday July 12. Would-be queens aged between 11 - 16 and budding carnival princesses aged six

THE search is on for Bideford's carnival queen and carnival princess.The carnival committee will be choosing this year's royalty at Bideford Angling Club on Saturday July 12.Would-be queens aged between 11 - 16 and budding carnival princesses aged six -10 should be at the angling club from 3.00pm to sign in. The choosing starts at 3.30pm.Winners will lead the carnival procession on Saturday, September 13.This year's carnival will have the special theme "The Circus Comes to Town." Carnival secretary Mike Harper stressed that the carnival theme was only there to help people think of ideas and was not compulsory.Entry forms will be available from the Tourist Information Centre at the Burton Art Gallery.For carnival queen enquiries call Maureen Humphries (01237) 479254 and for general carnival enquiries, Mike Harper (01237) 422477.