Miss England Grand Final: Your Judges.

The Grand Final of Miss England 2009 will be held

at the Hilton London Metropole as a 2 day event

on Sunday 19th & Monday 20th July!

The Miss England organisers aim to provide a cross section of well respected people that in their own field that have excelled so far:


The overall top 15 were:

1. Rachel Christie - Miss London City

2. Kat Hodge - Miss Everymodel

3. Viki Bailey - Miss Leeds

4. Charlotte Holmes - Miss Cornwall

5. Anna Watts - Miss Bedfordshire

6. Jaime-Lee Faulkner - Miss South Yorkshire

7. Debbie O Toole - Miss Liverpool

8. Amanda Lillian Ball - Miss Modelzed

9. Ezanne Redelinghuys - Miss Sittingbourne

10. Suzi Cumming - Miss Hertfordshire

11. Alexandra Williams - Miss Home Counties

12. Jodi Edwards - Miss Fresh Photographic

13. Uma Dhir - Miss Surrey

14. Zoiey Smale - Miss Oxfordshire

15. Laura Gallagher - Miss Walkabout

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Andrew Minarik
Head of Hairdressing
Model and Entreprenour
Chris Fountain
Former Hollyoaks Actor /
Dancing on Ice Runner Up
Helen Elowe
Managing Director of Helen-E
Laura Coleman
Miss England 2008
Lyn Carpenter
Bronze Medallist in Netball at
the 1998 Commonwealth Games

Andrew Minarik

Minariks Hair and head of hairdressing for Miss England

Andrew Minarik has been involved with the Miss England and Miss UK pageant for over 14 years initially being involved as a hairdresser for the Miss Leicestershire contest in 1995. Since then, Andrew became head of hairdressing for Miss England and Miss UK , and has lead the Great Lengths hair team at the Miss England final this year. On 3 occassion's Andrew and his expert team have been asked to lead the hair team for Miss World. Andrew successfully runs his own salon "Minarik" in Kibworth Leicestershire.


Entrepreneur and Model

When Caprice ventured from South California, she quickly became one of the most photographed women in the world, appearing on over 300 magazine covers across the globe. Proof that Caprice is a household name across the world, her official website (www.bycapricelingerie.com) received over one million hits in its first month. She was voted GQ Magazine Woman of the year, and Maxim's International Woman of the year three years running. She received rave reviews in London's West End playing the lead role in 'The Vagina Monologues' and the musical 'RENT'. She later bought the rights to the hit production 'Debbie Does Dallas, the Musical' which she produced/starred in. Now her life revolves around running and fully financing her own By Caprice products which include lingeries, swimwear, nightwear and occasionwear.

Chris Fountain

Hollyoaks Actor

Chris Fountain is best known for playing Justin Burton in Channel 4's Hollyoaks. This was his first major TV role which he has played since 2003. Chris went on to win 'Best Actor' for this role at the 2008 British Soap Awards.

He has also starred in the BBC's reality singing contest 'Just The Two Of Us', and in 2008, Chris wowed TV audiences with his ice skating on ITV's 'Dancing On Ice' when he was runner up to Suzanne Shaw in the 3rd series, after the TV show, Chris then went on to win the 'Dancing on Ice Live Tour' with an impressive 29 victories.

This is Chris's 3rd year judging 'Miss England' and is delighted to be involved, after helping to find the last 3 'Miss England's' Chris would like to wish luck to all the girls this year.

Helen Elowe

Managing Director of Helen-E

Helen E Cosmetics - Official Make-up Sponsor of Miss England

West Midlands entrepreneur Helen Elowe has taken on the cosmetics giants and is building Helen E Cosmetics to a multi million pound organisation.

Her range has burst onto the beauty scene as sales of her massively extended range have soared. As a former beauty queen herself she fully understands the pressure and excitement of the contestants in tonight's final.

Check out www.helen-e.com to view Helen's fantastic products

Laura Coleman

Miss England 2008

Laura comes from a family of beauty queens. Both mum and grandma were beauty queens and winning Miss England 2008 and representing her country in Miss World made her family very proud. Laura has been modelling since the age of 15 and has recently been taken on by Nevs model agency of London where she hopes to further her successful career . Having met lots of the Miss England contestants in her travel this year whilst judging the various heats , Laura is really looking forward to being an official judge at this year's final .

Lyn Carpenter

Played for England Netball team and won bronze medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games

Winning 33 Caps for England netball including Bronze Medals from the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur (The first time netball was a sport at the Games) and 1999 World Netball Championships in New Zealand. Lyn received her first Senior England Cap at the age of 32 playing New Zealand at the Brighton Centre in December 1997. Lyn has been a Board Director of England NEtball for 5 years and Chairman of Netball Europe at the start of my 4 th year, both completely volunteer roles.

Lyn is also director for the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham with responsibility for a range of services including Recycling. It is Lyn's responsibility to drive up recycling rates for both residents and businesses and ensure that the borough is applying the 3R's as much as possible (Reduce, Re-use and Recycle).