Pageants 5

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  1. The Pageant of Newark
    The Pageant of Newark was first proposed in July 1935 by Douglas P. Blatherwick, a local writer of plays and music, at a Town Hall meeting chaired by the Mayor, P.J.C. Staniland. From the beginning...

  2. The Pageant of Centuries
    Buckden Palace was formerly the seat of the Bishops of Lincoln, first constructed sometime in the twelfth century and continually extended, rebuilt and repaired (due to recurring fires) over the ce...

  3. Sir Walter Scott Centenary
    There were so many events taking place in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Scott that it is not surprising that most passed without much fanfare. However, this part...

  4. ‘The Flaming Torch’: A Pageant Play

  5. A Pageant of Grimston
    Whilst most pageants celebrated a place, occasionally they celebrated the exploits of a single family. This was the case here, the family in question being the Grimstons. The village of Grimston is...