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Previous Miss Wales Winners

Miss Wales 2017

Hannah Williams

April 2017

Hannah's memories as a finalist

Hannah made the most of every opportunity afforded to her as a Miss Wales finalist and accepted every challenge with a keen determination and a big smile. She attended dinners, seminars and other special events and was one of the top two fundraisers for the Miss World charity, Beauty With A Purpose.
April 2017

Hannah wins Miss Wales 2017!

Hannah is a graduate of Cardiff University. She studied Business Management and graduated in 2014 with a 2:1. She works at Sony’s plant in Pencoed as an assistant sourcing manager and is responsible for buying electronic components worldwide for HD professional broadcasting cameras. She is also one of Sony’s STEM ambassadors – an initiative to encourage girls to go for a career in science, technology, engineering and maths. Her ambition is to rise amongst the ranks in Sony to executive level.

May 2017

Come Dine With G!

Hannah enjoyed an evening with our sponsor from Giovanni’s restaurants on his "Come dine with G" evening of Italian cooking. Lots of laughs and lots of great Italian cooking!

May 2017

Hannah supports the Urdd

Hannah attends the Urdd in her home town of Bridgend.

June 2017

Hannah's models for Amy Mair Couture

Hannah models for Amy Mair Couture. Credit O&C Photography
July 2018

It's carnival time!

Hannah had a fantastic weekend supporting the local community’s summer carnival. She opened the event and mingled with everyone thoughout a fun-filled day.
July 2017

A trip down memory lane!

Hannah took a trip down memory lane to her old primary school to join their summer fete raising vital funds for the school which will benefit the next generation with new school supplies

July 2017

Awards night

Hannah enjoyed a humbling evening at the Local Hero Awards hosted by Bridge FM. She said: “I have been truly touched by the stories, the spirit and what the deserving winners have overcome. It was a pleasure to support handing out the awards to those individuals who make such a difference and contribute to our community.”

July 2017

It's a dog's life!

Hannah was invited for a special visit to Dog’s Trust in Bridgend to see the amazing work they do! We were inspired by their love for the dogs – we loved them all too!
July 2017

Picture perfect!

Hannah receives her official portfolio for Miss World from the very talented Swansea photographer, Stacey Clarke.
July 2017

Go girl!

Hannah supports girl power with a special appearance at the inspirational Go Girl Academy which helps girls love the skin they are in!

July 2017

A beautiful bridal photoshoot

Hannah plays dress up as the bride for a wonderful shoot with Sunday Shooting with Pure Creations Photography at Sylen Lakes Weddings.

September 2017

Modelling for Cardiff Fashion Week

Hannah enjoyed a day in front of the camera to launch Cardiff Fashion Week’s Dolled Up Days with Ty Hafan. The event encouraged people to dress up at work and raise money for the charity in celebration of Wales’s leading fashion celebration.
September 2017

Miss Wales Wedge Walk

Hannah joins some of the Miss Wales 2018 finalists for their first official charity fundraiser of the year – a three-mile walk around Cardiff Bay in high wedge heels!
September 2017

VIP at a film premiere

Hannah is a VIP at a Cardiff film premiere – she wears a beautiful gown from her wardrobe sponsors Just Boutique.

September 2017

Well wishes from Warren

Hannah enjoyed a special dinner where she received best wishes from Warren Gatland, OBE as she embarks on her journey to Miss World in China.

September 2017

A couture gown for Miss World

Hannah met with Amy Mair Couture for her Miss World Welsh designer final dress fitting. Amy has created a bespoke dress which will be entered in Miss World for a chance to win the Miss World Designer Dress Award.

October 2017

Hannah's Beauty With A Purpose tour

Hannah spent her days before jetting off to the Miss World final visiting charities across Wales distributing the thousands of pounds raised by the Miss Wales 2017 finalists as part of their 2017 fundraising campaign for Beauty With A Purpose. Recipients are Hope House, a hospice for children in North Wales; the Noah’s Ark Tiny Lives Appeal; Y Bont in Bridgend and the children’s ward at the Princess Hospital of Wales in Bridgend.
November 2017

What a send off!

Friends and family of Hannah’s organised a surprise party for Hannah to wish her well at Miss World! It was a great night at our sponsors Giovanni’s Restaurants in Cardiff.

November 2017

The Miss World experience

Hannah enjoyed the most amazing experience at Miss World 2017 in China! Four weeks of special events including sports challenges, charity appearances, modelling opportunities, sightseeing, VIP dinners as well of course of creating memories and making friends for life.
December 2017

A VIP guest at inspiring awards

On her return from Miss World, Hannah had the very pleasurable task of being a VIP at the Bridge FM Young Achiever Awards. Here she presented awards to exceptional and inspiring young people in her local community of Bridgend.

April 2018

Celebrating International Women's Day

The Miss Wales organisation sponsored a trip to the theatre on International Women’s Day for Hannah and the Miss Wales 2018 finalists. The girls watch ‘Not Yet Suffragette’ an award-winning play by former Miss England contestant – and staunch feminist – Natalie Cutler. Paula Abbandonato, Miss Wales director, said: “It’s important that from a young age girls value and support their sisters. International Women’s Day gives us an opportunity to reflect and do just that.”