The Miss England Contest is the most respected beauty contest ‘Title’ in England. It is the ONLY competition in the Country to send its winner to represent England in the Miss World Contest.
The organiser Angie Beasley has been the director of Miss England since 2002 . In the 1990s , Angie organised Miss United Kingdom on behalf of Miss World . The competition is a registered patented title with the UK Patent office and owned by Miss World who in 2023 will be celebrating their 71st year .
(Photo of Angie Beasley above by Studio NI Photography.)
Angie was one of the judges for Miss England 2019 and help select NHS Doctor Bhasha Mukherjee to be the winner . In the 1990s Angie organised Miss United Kingdom on behalf of Miss World along with Miss Scotland and Miss Wales . In 2002 , Angie became the director of Miss England Limited , when Julia Morley spilt the 4 UK countries , so now 4 girls get the opportunity to go to Miss World with the highest scoring becoming Miss UK .
The competition is noted for emphasising the importance of charity work, now a major part of the competition. During the last few years, the Miss England competition alone has raised in excess of £1m for various children’s charities using the Miss World ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ ethos founded by Julia Morley. Beauty with a Purpose is now a charity that help disadvantaged children & young people across the World.
Miss England has been a regular supporter of Variety Children’s Charity, having raised over £450k at Miss England heats with ‘Miss England’ herself appearing at high profile events, organised by many charities.
Miss World is one of the world’s biggest TV shows, broadcast to over 120 countries and has been in existence since 1952. In England we can usually watch on London Live Channel E!, or on the Miss World website www.missworld.com The event hosts a top prize of $100,000 and every year attracts thousands of entrants in over 120 countries. Prolific winners of Miss World include Aishwarya Rai, Zhang Zilin and Priyanka Chopra who have all since then made themselves wholly successful in the filming and modelling industry. Oscar winners Halle Berry and Michelle Yeoh were also Miss World contestants in their earlier life! More well known Miss England celebrity winners include , Georgia Horsley ( now Georgia Jones married to Danny Jones from McFly) , Danielle Lloyd , Amy Jackson one of Bollywoods biggest stars who was third runner up in Miss England in 2010 , Laura Coleman , top model with Models one , and many contestants over the years have appeared on well known TV shows .
Amy Willerton who starred on “Im a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here ” also represented London in Miss England 2012 and later went on to win Miss Universe GB .