Bid for Euro-glory is a charity-booster

A trio of pageant competitors are hosting a charity fashion show as part of their bid to become Face of Europe.

Monday, 23rd May 2016, 12:54 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd May 2016, 2:58 pm
Emily Cunliffe has entered Face of Europe pageant

Emily Cunliffe, 13, of Norley Hall, has been working with fellow friends Caitlin Whalley, 10, of Ince, and Heather Clayton, 20, of Westhoughton, to hold the event at Legend Bars, in Hindley, on June 18 at 7.30pm.

All proceeds will go towards brain injury charity Headway, as part of its bid to find the Face of North West.

If the girls win this round, they can compete in Face of Europe and The World at Disneyland Paris next May.

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Tickets on the door are £5 for adults and £3 for under-12s.

Clothes are to be provided by Fabulous Fashion in Ashton and there is much entertainment beside, with magic from Aaron Perry, performances from the SDZ street dancers and Pemberton Morris dancers, plus a DJ with music.

There will also be stalls from local businesses can sell their products.

Emily, who is a pupil at Orrell’s Abraham Guest Academy, said: “Face of Europe and the World is the final but there are many heats and the one I am entering is Face of North West England.

“If I won, it would mean a lot to me because I would try my hardest to promote the pageant and the charity and carry on my hard work of fund-raising.

“I would do various events pageants fun days to try and raise the money for Wigan and Leigh Hospice - for which I have previously raised £1,350 through Miss Wigan - and Headway.”