Miss Mansfield and Sherwood Forest Jane Hatfield pictured with Mansfield Bowling Club's vice-chairman Graham Headworth, left, and past president Mike Lake as work starts on their new green at Queen Elizabeth's School.
Miss Mansfield and Sherwood Forest Jane Hatfield pictured with Mansfield Bowling Club's vice-chairman Graham Headworth, left, and past president Mike Lake as work starts on their new green at Queen Elizabeth's School.

Who can you spot in this retro gallery of Mansfield beauty pageants?

Miss Mansfield & Sherwood Forest is a prestigious title which has been celebrated for decades – and we are heading back in time to check out previous winners and finalists from down the years.

Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 5:11 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 5:16 pm

From Miss Sherwood Forest of the 70s to Miss Mansfield & Sherwood Forest of the noughties – the contest has always been a glitzy affair, with the winner crowned in front of hundreds.

As well as winning the coveted title, the beauty queen spends a year raising money for charity and taking part in community events throughout the town.

Have a look through this gallery of previous winners and the events they attended – and see if you can spot any familiar faces.

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