School Children's Pageant of History
Information drawn from 'Survey of Historical Pageants' undertaken by Mick Wallis; with thanks to Mr M. Hepworth of Barnsley Libraries.
Place: Oakwell (Barnsley Football Ground) (Barnsley) (Barnsley, Yorkshire, West Riding, England)
Number of performances: 1
11 May 1935
Name of pageant master and other named staff
Pageant Master: Magnay, H.S.
The pageant programme was prepared by H.S. Magnay, Director of Education for the County Borough of Barnsley; he was likely the pageant master.
Names of executive committee or equivalent
Names of script-writer(s) and other credited author(s)
Names of composers
Numbers of performers
Object of any funds raised
1935 Jubilee of George V.
Prices of admission and seats: highest–lowest
Key historical figures mentioned
Newspaper coverage of pageant
Book of words
Other primary published materials
References in secondary literature
Archival holdings connected to pageant
- Barnsley Libraries, Archives and Local Studies Department holds descriptive programmes and other material relating to the pageant.
Sources used in preparation of pageant
Staged in association with the Royal Jubilee celebrations of 1935, this pageant was performed largely by local schoolchildren.
How to cite this entry
Angela Bartie, Linda Fleming, Mark Freeman, Tom Hulme, Alex Hutton, Paul Readman, ‘School Children's Pageant of History’, The Redress of the Past, http://www.historicalpageants.ac.uk/pageants/1540/