Miss England Final 16-17 May:
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Press release 25/5/2024


Most images on this article by @greyfalena_    –  & @angiebeasley22  or @bamboophotolab   (instagram)

The two day Miss England 2024 final sponsored by Watermanshair.com was held at the Grand Station Wolverhampton on 16th & 17th May 2024 .

The owners of Watermans, Gail & Matt Waterman were two of the  judges on the panel  on the final night .

The judges Gail & Matt Waterman and event organiser Angie Beasley walk down the red carpet at the Grand Station Wolverhampton – photo by  @greyfalena_ Instagram

Forty women from across England were invited to compete in the final part of the competition which included a top 5 talent round, the 1920’s  Wedoethical.org fashion round, a make up free round,  interview and catwalk on the final day .

Prior to this the Miss England finalists had been invited to enter a series of qualifiers including a Sportsround at the Heart of England Conference & Events centre near Coventry and other rounds. Each qualifier offered a place in the top 12 on the night of the final!

Melissa Butcher, who works as a prison officer received a selection of vitamins from New-u-health when she won the sports round and finished in 3rd place in the national final !

The sportsround led by former Royal Marine Lee Stuart was won by  Melissa Butcher who was sponsored by Tyson Fury in the competition !

See this article for full results of the sportsround 

Here’s what happened at the two day final…

Dress code for the contestants arrival was red & white.

When they arrived the contestants were ready to show evidence of any fundraising done and were photographed with Susan Bates from the Balls to Cancer Charity . Susan had created a fundraising certificate for each finalist . The contestants were then filmed for their introduction videos and rehearsals commenced.

Arrivals team included L-R Judge Danny Thompson from the Grand Station , Susan Bates from Balls to Cancer Jordan Willliams Host and Angie Beasley organiser & Director of Miss England


Lisa Powell the Miss England Choreographer with our youngest finalist Alexandra Crystal with her Tomavicci gift bag !

Proudly wearing their Red & white arrivals outfit roomies Mary Jennings & Grace Richardson in their arrivals outfits ready for recording their introductions.

Before checking in to the onsite hotel at the Grand Station , Judges Scott Henshall & Claudine Hope  presented  the finalists with their Henshall Way Couture curated exquisite luxury goody bags for the Miss England finalists and judges, blending opulence and elegance.

Each bag the finalists and judges received featured a stunning Tomavicci perfume distributed by Billionaire World and MK13’s Quantum Molecular Facial Mist, ensuring a touch of glamour and skincare sophistication. New U contributed New Tropics Health supplements, enhancing vitality and wellness, while Highborn London supplied a luxurious range of skincare products, epitomizing indulgence for the top 12 contestants.

Two Miss England finalists Imogen & Sienna with their Tomavicci & Henshall Way gift bags which all finalists received. A bigger gallery will soon be shown on the Miss England App of the finalists with the gifts image @angiebeasley22

Judges Scott & Claudine with Angie Beasley

Additionally, judges received the exclusive Aura scented candle by Henshall Way Couture, adding a final touch of refinement.

These curated items perfectly captured the prestige and elegance befitting the Miss England event. The finalists were pictured backstage with the gifts , check out the images taken by Martin Lovemore of the Miss England national finalists on the Miss England App gallery coming soon!


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A fundraising challenge for the local Balls to Cancer charity in Wolverhampton & the Miss World Beauty with a Purpose and Papyrus the Suicide Prevention charity were the chosen recipients of the funds raised by the contestants.

Over £42k was raised for the 3 causes!

The top fundraiser was announced on day 1 who was

Charlotte Grant Miss Liverpool raising over £7,130 for the Balls to Cancer Charity

Charlotte raised some of the funds by abseiling down Anfield Liverpool Football club !

The Top 5 in the talent round were

images of top 5 talent are by @greyfalena_

Amy Blyth – Blackpool  ( Singer)

Eloise Sarasini  Shropshire  (Singer )

Fay Cann Brighton   (Skateboarder)

Milla Magee  Newquay  (Singer)

Abby Knight Falmouth (Pianist & Composer)

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Abby Knight from Falmouth impressed the judges and won the Miss England Talent award! Abby represented FAB UK Magazine in the Miss England competition after competing in the FabUK Top model final last September . 


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The 1920s theme ethical fashion show was held on the first night and a shortlist of 12 were invited to open the show ! Here they are in the historic Grand Station in their outfits ! Photo @GreyFalena_  (instagram) 

The brief was to create an outfit made from 10 items with a travel theme 1920s style !

After help from the judges selecting the shortlist, Kelly Levell chose Milla Magee as the winner . Here is Milla in her Eco outfit with Kelly Levell and Theron Mahoney who also received an award for his Ethical lifestyle !

Milla Magee was chosen as the winner of the  We Do Ethical Fashion round and she now becomes an ambassador for Kelly Levell who this year celebrated 10 years being associated with Miss England !  Kelly also presented other ethical awards to special guests she had invited on the night who included Theron Mahoney the young man pictured !  Mary Anne Jennings a Miss England finalist also received an Ethical Queen award from Kelly at the event along with Jennifer Carless a former Miss England finalist for their ethical way of living !

The next group of images in the Wedoethical.org 1920s are by @bamboophotolab

Ethical fashion pictures by @bamboophotolab  ( instagram)





















Day two started with the Bare face final catwalk

The contestants arrived fresh faced and completely make up free to do a final catwalk for 3 judges who were, Scott Henshall , Angie Beasley and Danny Thompson .

Two online judges also viewed all the contestants make up free images before the final winner was chosen . Afrose Ameen was voted as the winner of the make up free round ( 3rd in from left in the blue team)

Video coming soon of the Bare face catwalk !

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Afrose Ameen ( 23) an engineering masters student from Lewisham was voted as the Bare Face top model  with her natural striking looks & bright smile  & received a beautiful skincare set from Highborn London.


Explore the Nation ! 

Finalists were invited to submit a powerpoint to promote the area they live to enter this round.

Judges for this round were looking for knowledge of their local area , interesting facts and famous people and best places to visit with a confident presentation for the shortlist.

Six contestants impressed the judges from all entries submitted who were then shortlisted for a zoom meeting prior to the final who were ;

Mary Jennings ,  Alice Cutler , Milla Magee , Chloe McEwen , Grace Richardson &  Lauren Malone

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Alice Cutler won the Explore the Nation Award and was presented with the City Sightseeing sash by Roger Moore  on stage at the final and a fast track place in the Miss England final .

Roger Moore with the new Miss England Milla Magee & Explore the nation winner Alice Cutler from Southampton on the night of the final ! image @angiebeasley22

City Sightseeing London are kindly organizing a London Bus Tour in the Summer for the Miss England winner and  shortlisted finalists! 


Publicity Queen in association with FAB UK Magazine

The finalist were invited to create publicity for themselves and the competition in the lead up to the event . Jessica Pliskin a physics student from Bristol managed to secure a TV interview with local ITV news channel where she spoke about how Miss England has evolved , and appeared in various publications including the TAB Student newspaper read by students across the country , various online platforms including the BBC national website reaching millions of viewers across the country and the world !


Click the image to watch Jessicas TV Interview 

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Since the Miss England final , Jessica has been invited to participate in the SUPERTALENT of the World Fashion final in South Korea and is now in Seoul representing the UK !  Jessica wants to break in to Modelling and the Miss England final has given her a great start !


Beautiful Brows & Lashes influencer

For the third year running , Beautiful Brows and Lashes invited the Miss England national finalists to create content on their own  social media using  products from Beautiful Brows & Lashes .

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The brand were invited to chose a winner of their choice who represented their brand well.  Miss Manchester Vanessa  was voted as the best influencer for Beautiful Brows & Lashes and Vanessa was delighted to reach the final 12 by winning this award. Vanessa will received a paid influencing job from Miss England and more products from Beautiful Brows & Lashes! 


Public vote

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Finalists for the Miss England 2024 event all took part in a public vote in the lead up to the Miss England final which ended at 12noon on the day of the final.

The winner of the public vote was Kayla Riley  from the Wirral . Kayla ( 18)  is a salon owner and was sponsored by a Touch of Bliss in the contest




The finalists were invited to sample Watermans , the headlines sponsors of Miss England 2024 and test their award winning products and post content using the brand. After much consideration , they voted Milla Magee as their favourite contestant !

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The Miss England finalists created lots of social media content!

This meant that as Milla Magee was named as the winner of two awards.

This meant three  judges choices were invited to join the top 12  from the interview rounds..



The three contestants shortlisted by the judges from the interviews where

Sanjna Southi Miss Birmingham

Chloe McEwen Miss Yorkshire

Tiger Mae Millington who was also awarded the Henshall Way Best Style award – not a fast track award but was a judges choice for the final 12.

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So after all the qualifying rounds , the final 12 were

Melissa Butcher , Alice Cutler , Charlotte Grant , Abby Knight ,  Jessica Pliskin , Vanessa Tendo  Milla Magee , Kayla Riley , Afrose Ameen Sanjna Southi , Chloe McEwen and Tiger-Mae Millington who were then all invited to take part in a final 12 fashion show for the Miss England official evening wear partner SIMPLY DIVINE

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The judges then had the difficult task of first choosing a top 5 from the final 12 contenders…

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Top 5

The judges on the night then voted for their top 5 who were ;

L-R Chloe McEwen,  Milla Magee,  Charlotte Grant,  

Melissa Butcher,  Sanjna Southi

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All five were asked the same question

“What would you bring to the role of Miss England “

Milla answered first and said how she wanted to raise awareness for her chosen Beauty with a Purpose project which is called GO FAR WITH CPR .

Milla spoke passionately about how she wants to try and get CPR rolled out in schools across England to save lives and how she wanted to make a difference . With the Miss England platform she could.

Milla Magee pictured with Gail Waterman sponsors of the Miss England national final ! image @bamboophotolab

Milla Magee from Newquay was announced as the Miss England winner and will now represent England in the 72nd Miss World final.

1st runner up was Charlotte Grant from Liverpool

2nd runner up was Melissa Butcher from Lancaster !

The organiser  Angie Beasley would also like to thank the following companies who added to the glamorous occasion at the Grand Station!

The Fireworks firm 

Angie Beasley Miss England director and organiser of the event with Freddie from the Fireworks Firm – image Alan Strutt


Art Flower design provided beautiful flowers to the Miss England final 3 , here’s Art himself with the winner Milla Magee ! Click the image to find out more about Art Flowers

The Trophy Parlour

Jessica Gagen for being a fantastic Miss England and crowning presenting the winners with their trophies – Jessica’s red gown from Miss England Dress partner Simply Divine


The judges on the final night L-R Brendan Marc Sculley , Alan Strutt , Eric Way , Douglas , Danny Thompson , Carina Tyrell , with organiser Angie Beasley , Gail Waterman , Scott Henshall , Matt Waterman & Dar Bardot – image @greyfalena_

Shout out to Jess Hynes for performing on the final night

A big thankyou to Nathan & Caitlyn for creative help with Miss England and we cant wait for Milla’s new website to go live!

Massive thankyou to @Kreativebakes for making beautiful cakes for every single finalist

Big thank you to Ruby Lemon who provided the ladies in red at the reception ! Here they are with judges Alan Strutt and Dar Bardot and event organiser Angie Beasley www.rubylemon.com photo @greyfalena_




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