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50 Miss England 2016
finalists including Miss Southport and Miss Liverpool hope to have a Xmas Chart
THE current Miss Southport "Chloe
Brown" and Miss Liverpool "Molly McEntee Morrist" where
both finalists in Miss England 2016, which is the National Final before Miss
World. Both young ladies are featured in fellow finalist Rheo Parnell's
forthcoming music video for an internationally distributed Charity Christmas
single called:- "Our World."
The music video for the track was directed by award winning director Jack Van
Spall from Mountain Pictures and was filmed in a variety of diverse locations
across the Country. 1 of the locations featured 55 Miss England Finalists
sporting shiny gold cat suits, made all the more sparkly on the hottest day of
the year in July.
The song "Our World" was produced by Big Help Music, who is the
leading Artist Development, Management and Recording Company, based in the UK,
and was written by professional songwriter and former:- "That's Life" crew member, Michael Groth. The song was originally written for
internationally acclaimed band U2, but it was never used on their album.
"Our World" tells the extremely pertinent story of growing environmental
breakdown, of the increasing extremes in weather and climate, and of social and
political unrest on the planet. The song calls for the human race to work
together in these difficult times.
proceeds from "Our World" will raise money for the Miss England
and Miss World, affiliated charity:- "Beauty with a Purpose." The
charity works to improve the lives of sick, disabled and disadvantaged children
throughout the UK and worldwide. Funds raised through:- "Beauty with a
Purpose" are re-invested in the Towns and communities who raised them.
The star of the song Rheo Parnell, who holds the title of Miss Coventry and
Warwickshire, has been performing the song at Miss England events throughout the
Big Help Record Company boss, Dutch Van Spall said:- "This is by far one
of the most ambitious videos we have ever made. Having access to all 55 Miss
England Finalists added some spectacular images and all of the girls have been
incredibly supportive throughout the production process, which has had its
challenges. We are very proud of the finished product and we hope it is well
received by the British public. We have yet to see how successful we will be in
the charts and we are realistic enough to realize we are up against some of the
fiercest competition of the year. However, that is not our main aim. Raising
awareness and funds for Beauty with a Purpose is the present we are hoping for
You can check out the video on YouTube (above) and
order your copy of "Our World" from Itunes, Rheo will be promoting
at the official launch of the single, on the Miss England stand, at The Clothes
Show, NEC Birmingham, on Friday, 2 December 2016, along with 2 previous Miss
England winners - Doctor Carina Tyrrell and Natasha Hemmings. They will both be
dressed as 'Golden Girls' in the gold jumpsuits worn by all the
Miss England 2016 finalists, in Southport, Merseyside.
Mr Liverpool and
Miss Liverpool contest opens registrations for audition
AFTER an amazing year, with Southport hosting
both Mr World and Miss England, interest in the contest has been reignited in
the region. Also with the current Miss England is from Preston and the current
Mr England from Liverpool, it is even more in the minds of many fashion minded
youths! To enter the 2017/18 Miss Liverpool, contestants must be aged 16 years
(17 years by September 2016) up to 26 years old. They cannot be married or have
been married and mustn't have children. Miss Liverpool will be holding audition
mid January venue/date/time TBC. However contestants can enter online now by go
going onto Miss England
website or via
sending an email to:-
auditions, only 30 girls will be chosen for final in May 2017. The winner of
Miss Liverpool automatically into Miss England final later in 2017.
There will also be a Mr Liverpool Heat. It's worth noting that Mr England Heats
are only held every 2 years and the next Mr Liverpool will be fighting this time
to keep the Mr England title in Liverpool. Males age from 16 to 27 can enter. As
with the ladies, contestants must have never been married and do not have
children. There will be auditions again venue/date/time to be confirmed. However
only 15 lads will be chosen for final despite their being huge numbers entering.
Again Mr Liverpool will automatically into Mr England Final's. Our present Mr
Bramell won Mr England and came 4th in Mr
World making him also Mr UK and Mr Europe. Chris recently represented England in
Mr Manhunt, in China and against very strong competition, Chris was amazingly
chosen as 2nd runner up. Full rules and information can be found
Miss Liverpool's calendars
are going on sale
THIS week Miss Liverpool's calendars
are going on sale. Photographs have been taken of Miss Liverpool 2016/17, Molly McEntee Morrist. The calendars are £4.99p and all proceeds, after printing costs
and if applicable P&P, will go to Zoes Baby Hospice, which is Miss Liverpool's
chosen charity. "We have raised over £3300 so far for Zoes and we aim to
do far more before Miss Liverpool hands over her title to a new Miss Liverpool,
later next year." Miss Liverpool Organizer Pat told us. You can obtain a
limited number of these calendars on the Mersey Reporter
Shop page from 7 December
Feast on Tour
BELSHAZZAR'S Feast start with
traditional English music, add a touch of classical and jazz, throw in a bit of
pop and music hall, and top it off wry humour for a unique live experience that
has made them 1 of the most popular duos in folk music.
Now in their 21st year together, Paul Sartin and Paul Hutchinson of Belshazzar's
Feast bring a wealth of talent to the stage. This fantastic show stops off in
Liverpool, on Thursday, 15 December 2016, when it will be performed in The Music
Room, at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. To book tickets call:- 0151 709 3789
Paul Sartin was a member of the multi BBC Radio 2 Award winning, big band,
Bellowhead, and of Faustus. Consultant and Director of the Andover Museum Loft
Singers, he is author of:- 'Community Choirs Collection – Folk'
published by Faber Music, an editor of music publications, and a BASCA nominated
composer whose commissions include works for the Central School of Speech and
Drama, the Choir of Somerville College, Oxford, Streetwise Opera, and most
recently, the BBC Radio 4 series:- 'Playing the Skyline.'
Paul Hutchinson's love of fusion music originates from his days in the renowned
Celtic jazzers, Hoover the 'Dog. Pagoda Project', with jazz
clarinetist, Karen Wimhurst, is the next exciting chapter in his musical journey
providing a vehicle for his own compositions. Their debut album received the
only 5 Star review in the March edition of Songlines and glowing tributes from
amongst others, FRoots. Paul is resident tutor at Cecil Sharp House, Halsway
Manor, Benslow Music Centre and Marlborough College. He has a keen interest in
and knowledge of 17th and 18th Century dance music which has resulted in tours
to Europe and America.
Belshazzar's Feast received a coveted nomination for the 'Best Duo Award'
at the '2010 BBC Folk Awards' and are regulars at folk festivals
across the summer, with touring including a popular annual Christmas tour of
seasonal songs and tunes. They have released a series of critically acclaimed
albums across their career, the latest being:- 'The Whiting's On The Wall
(2014 / Unearthed)', a live album recorded over the course of 2 concerts
at The Pound in Corsham. Recent broadcasts include appearances on the
Claire Balding Show (BBC Radio 2), and In Tune (BBC Radio 3).
For more information about the show and also to see the other venues the tour is
stopping at, please visit:-
BelshazzarsFeast.com. The last show is on
22 December 2016, Cramphorn Studio,
A new Revival to play at Southport's Fox &
ON Friday, 2 December
2016, the up and coming alternative band 'New
Revival' will be playing live at the
Fox and Goose, cable Street, Southport. The 4 piece Rock band who fuse numerous
genre's to create their own unique sound, which is coupled with a dirty sexy on
stage presence. Lollipops, lipstick, slick licks and fishnets! '3 Monkeys
Promotions' in association with the Fox and Goose.
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