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The Weston Pageant was one of many held for the Festival of Britain in 1951 (see, for instance Ewelme, Chippenham and Bedale).The pageant was organised jointly by the Rev. Everhard Rowe and the Wes...
Buckingham Pageant and Bazaar
This was one of very few pageants held in the small rural county of Buckinghamshire. Despite the pageant being held under the auspices of the Buckingham Methodists, it seems to have involved many p...
Aberford Parish Church Grand Pageant
The Aberford Coronation Pageant, held to celebrate the Coronation of Elizabeth II, was one of hundreds of such ventures across the country (see entries for, e.g., Burnley, Lancaster, Ingatestone an...
Pageant of Cirencester
The Pageant of Cirencester was one of a number of Pageants held for the Coronation in 1953 (see St Albans, Sandy, and Warwickshire). A number of postwar pageants utilized floodlighting, allowing pe...
Coronation Pageant: the Tree Grows
Stannington Sanatorium was the UK's first purpose-built hospital for children suffering from tuberculosis and was opened in 1907, funded by a local charity. The hospital was given over to the ju...