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  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 .

The Miss England contest is now organised differently compared to previous years since the pandemic .

A series of qualifying virtual heats will be held on the Miss England app  on a monthly basis to find the semi finalists. There will also be wildcard opportunities for contestants promoted on social media where a contestant may win a place in the semi final by becoming a WILDCARD entry   .  The Miss England app is FREE to download from Google Play or the App store and voters receive one FREE daily vote for their favourite contestant .  VOTE NOW for your favourite !

At the semi final the National finalists will be selected . The next semi final is being held at Viva Blackpool on 16th October 2023 to celebrate Jessica Gagens one year reign. Jessica will be representing England at the 71st Miss World , due to be held in India in December.

There will also be a number of direct to the final heats will also be held such as the first ever make up free LONDON heat , FAB UK Magazine will be holding a Top Model heat and other city winners will be invited from across the country to take part in the next final , which is now scheduled to be held in the Spring of 2024.

To enter the next Miss England please first enter by completing the form on the home page of our website and if accepted we will  advise us of the next stage.

You can compete in more than one round to increase your chances.

The reigning Miss England is AEROSPACE ENGINEERING STUDENT Jessica Gagen who represented Lancashire in the 2022 final TWICE .

Click here to read an article about Jessica in the media when she became the winner of Miss England 2022 DAILY MAIL 

The winner of Miss England each year joins Miss Scotland, Miss Wales & Miss Northern Ireland & almost 100 contestants from around the world to compete for the Miss World coverted crown with first prize of $100k.

More than just a pretty face

Rehema Muthamia was crowned Miss England 2021 by NHS Doctor Bhasha Mukherjee, the longest serving Miss England in the history of the contest due to the pandemic! Rehema was the first woman of Kenyan decent to win the title , Bhasha was the first British Indian to win !

Along with taking part in the traditional Catwalk Style Contest, Miss England contestants are encouraged to

  • Raise funds & awareness for Beauty with a Purpose
  • Take part in ethical challenges such as the We Do Ethical Tree Planting project and support WORLD AGAINST SINGLE USE PLASTIC  project during their time in the contest .
  • Have the option of taking part in ;
  • A creative ECO fashion round whereby contestants create their own outfits from recycled materials
  • Compete in a sports round
  • Complete in Explore the nation , promoting their own town, city or county that they live ..
  • Compete in a body confidence beach beauty shoot
  • Submit a short video to show off their catwalk and intro skills which you can see on the Miss England YOU TUBE CHANNEL 

Miss England celebrates the achievements of women and we are looking for a positive role model to inspire others. Miss England is so much more than a beauty contest – scroll down to see some of the images from the different rounds in the contest.

On August 3rd 2019, Bhasha Mukherjee was featured in The Times magazine after having to set off to work straight after the Miss England Final ! Bhasha is the second Doctor to win the title in the last 10 years !

Many other amazing &  inspiring women have entered and won the Miss England title and taken advantage of the excitement of representing the nation at the origional Miss World final which in 2023 celebrates its 71st year.

Beauty with a Purpose

A key part of the competition. Contestants are invited to raise funds for Miss World Charity and suppport their local charities by using their titles for a purpose. Contestants are given the challenge of raising awareness & funds in their own area, often with a prize for the top fundraiser.

The Miss England finalists have raised hundreds of thousands of pounds over the last few years & funds have been spent here in the UK on specially adapted wheelchairs & mini buses, a holiday home in Finlake Holiday park and sensory equipment for special needs schools & lots more. Click here to see just some of the projects Miss England has supported over recent years ; 

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Miss England is keen to promote the importance of staying fit and healthy. At the Semi & National Final, contestants are invited to take part in a Sports Round to find the fittest girl in the Contest.

You can see a video here of the type of fitness you can expect, should you make it through, so you better get fitness training. Click here to see the Miss England 2018 Sports Video

Ethical fashion Round

In 2007, the Miss England National Director, Angie Beasley invented the Miss England ECO Round as not everyone can afford to buy expensive / designer clothes to compete in the contest .  In this ethical round  , contestants are invited to get creative and think about recycling . The national finalists are invited to source an outfit made from recycled materials/ clothing  & make the outfit look stylish on the catwalk. Often the girls purchase clothing  from charity shops or gather recycled materials to create some amazing colourful creations!

Click here to see some of the outfits:

 Bhasha Mukherjee has become  the Face of PLASTFREE  a new Biodegradable sanitary towel in 2020 who were the sponsors of this round . We Do Ethical also partnered with the round during 2014-19 and the most recent partner for this round was WASUP – World Against Single use Plastic , a campaign created by RASHID GATRAD OBE ! 

Link the FACE OF THE BRAND to our press page

People’s Choice

The Peoples choice is the public vote , which now takes place on the app . Leading up to the national final , the public vote for their favourite . Each award winner including the public vote gets voted in to the shortlist . The judges on the night then select who should be the next Miss England by their performance on stage , confidence , grace , beauty and passion for the project they want to promote should then be elected as the winner !

Miss Talent

A search for the most talented female in Miss England!

Contestants are invited to submit a 2 minute video of themselves performing their talent. It must be entertaining .

Lisa Powell, Miss England Choreographer, alongside Angie Beasley, Director, usually select a shortlist.  In 2018 , the Talent award was so difficult to judge , the organisers awarded TWO winners with the Miss Talent award title.

See the Miss England You Tube Channel for the Talent videos  

The winner of the 2019 talent round is shown here 

Bare Face Top Model

The no make up round in the competition . Contestants are invited to post a make up free image of themselves on their own social media to promote natural beauty . One contestant will then be fast tracked through to the shortlist on the night as the Bare Face Top Model winner . Melisa Raouf competed in the whole of Miss England 2022 make up free and received worldwide publicity and started her own #barefacetrendmovement after winning this award in Miss England 2022