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The Pageant of Empire
The Pageant of Empire took place over the course of a wet six weeks in July and August 1924 in the huge newly-constructed concrete Wembley Stadium. It was just one attraction of the monumental Brit...
Hull Grammar School Historical Pageant
Hull and East Yorkshire came fairly late to historical pageantry, favouring civic processions instead (at Hull in 1931 and Beverley in 1936). The Hull pageant of 1936 was held in aid of the ‘Alcock...
Hull Grammar School Pageant
Hull Grammar School had held a pageant in 1936, celebrating 450 years since its opening in 1486. Confusingly, the 1979 pageant took another date, its endowment seven years earlier in 1479 as the mo...
Shropshire Historical Pageant
The Shropshire Pageant, held in the same season as the Runnymede Pageant, managed to combine a grandeur and spectacle of performance with a distinctive local feel, eschewing the more generic visits...