Model contest at Great Yarmouth Market Gates Shopping Centre sees smiles galore

The judging panel with centre deputy mamager Dee Greenwood, chief reporter Anthony Carroll and Willi

The judging panel with centre deputy mamager Dee Greenwood, chief reporter Anthony Carroll and William Brown from Modelsearch Picture: Mick Knowles - Credit: Archant

Dozens of children, teenagers and adults have given their best smiles and twirls as they took part in a model contest in Great Yarmouth's Market Gates Shopping Centre.

The Modelsearch competition is finding local people to be the stars of a Market Gates Shopping Centre marketing campaign.

On Wednesday a panel of judges, including this paper's chief reporter Anthony Carroll, judged the four age categories of the contest.

There will be a male and female from each section chosen to then model clothes from the store and one overall winner will then be selected for a VIP model shoot in London.

The categories were four to six years, seven-10 years, 11-15 years and 16 plus.


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The oldest person to take part was a woman aged 36.

Participants were chosen after two casting sessions where held earlier at the centre, with more than 250 entries. The eight winners will be told next Friday.

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