Potters Bar Carnival VIP winners revealed
The Young VIPs for this year's Potters Bar Carnival have been revealed - and include a boy for the first time.
Three youngsters from Potters Bar have been crowned for the carnival, which takes place at Elm Court Youth and Community Centre, Mutton Lane, on Sunday June 10.
Kassie Crow, Emma Brazil and Oscar-Jay Macdonald will be escorted around the showgrounds to experience the event in style.
Oscar-Jay, eight, of Mutton Lane, is a Beaver Scout at First Little Heath Scouts.
He attends Art Club and goes to The Little Heath Primary School.
He enjoys takeaway pizza, walking his dog Frank and visiting London.
Emma Brazil, nine, of Cotton Road, loves to sing, dance and can play the piano.
She is a Year 4 pupil at Ladbrooke JMI Primary School and her favourite lesson is D&T. Emma in the school orchestra and choir.
She has a five-year-old sister called Katie who she describes as “very annoying” but enjoys playing with her on their karaoke machine.
Kassie Crow, 12, of Mutton Lane, loves fishing, cycling, swimming, badminton and nature.
The Bishop’s Hatfield Girls’ School pupil is a Scout at the 5th Potters Bar Scout S Hut.
Kassie’s mum Alison said: “When she found out she was over the moon with excitement.
“She can’t wait to get all dressed up, meet the mayor and ride in an open top car.”
This year’s theme will tie in with the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One and organisers are requesting that stalls and procession floats are decorated appropriately.
In response to feedback on the former princess competition, the committee decided to make the competition more inclusive by renaming it Carnival Young VIPs.
Unlike previous years, boys were also invited to enter the competition.
A carnival spokesman has appealed for volunteers to help with the event and explained: “As per previous years we are having to steward the procession ourselves as the police are unable to do this.”
If you would like to help steward the procession please contact Terry Jones on 07507 646714 or e-mail him on