Pageants 5

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  1. Lancaster Pageant
    The Lancaster Pageant was a somewhat late addition to the bout of pageant fever that swept England in the early part of the twentieth century. Being so far north probably accounts for this tardines...

  2. Lancaster Historical Pageant
    The pageant held in 1930 was the second great civic pageant undertaken by Lancaster under Harold Hastings' direction, the first being in 1913. In the preface to the book of words, the pageant maste...

  3. The Red Rose of Lancaster: A Dream Pageant of the Olden Days
    This small-scale performance demonstrates that the dramatic format of historical pageantry had not developed in such a way that it became the province only of larger centres of population. The smal...

  4. White Castle Pageant
    There is unfortunately little information about this interesting early, and sizeable, Welsh pageant beyond the book of words, although there may well be significant press coverage in local Newport ...

  5. Somersham Pageant
    The Somersham Pageant came about when the Rev. D’Arcy De Ferrars came to visit his brother, the Rev. M. de Courcy Ireland, Vicar of Somersham, in July 1908. De Ferrars was a figure vital to the rev...