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Nottingham Quincentenary Pageant
The Nottingham Quincentenary Pageant was a key attraction of city-wide anniversary celebrations of the 1449 charter granted by King Henry VI. It took place in the Nottingham Ice Stadium, an indoor ...
Wolverhampton Centenary Pageant
Press reviews of pageants, especially those in the local press, tend to be exuberant and lavish in their praise and can make one wonder whether the pageant really lived up to the approbation heaped...
The City of Sheffield Centenary of Incorporation, 1943
As George Calvert Holland wrote of Sheffield in 1843, the year in which its civic status was granted, ‘there are few manufacturing towns that have advanced more rapidly in wealth and population tha...
Sheffield Pageant of Production
The Pageant Master, Lawrence du Garde Peach had been pageant master for the 1943 Sheffield Centenary Pageant and 1944 Sheffield Co-operative Centenary Pageant, both held at the City Hall, and had b...
Co-operative Century (Manchester)
The opening night of the Manchester Co-Operative Pageant was one of ‘150 such “first nights” all over the country’, with similar performances of the pageant taking place from Plymouth to Sheffie...
Tomorrow: A Pageant of Youth
Tomorrow: A Pageant of Youth was one of a number of pageants held in Sheffield during the 1940s by Lawrence Du Garde Peach: others included the Sheffield Centenary Pageant (1944), the Co-operative ...