Pageants 11

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  1. The Pageant of Ayr 1202-1952
    This centenary pageant celebrated 750 years of Royal Burgh status, a civic pedigree which Ayr had long flaunted alongside its standing as the cradle of the national bard and the stamping ground of ...

  2. Bruce Sex-Centenary Pageant: Masque of Edinburgh
    When plans were discussed by Edinburgh's city council for celebration of the six-hundredth anniversary of the granting of Edinburgh's royal charter, there was every intention to make sure that a la...

  3. Clackmannan Historical Pageant, 1249-1949
    Clackmannan was traditionally the county town of its shire until industrial expansion in the early nineteenth century caused the nearby town of Alloa, which had access to the Firth of Forth, to gro...

  4. A Pageant of Colmonell
    The village of Colmonell is in a particularly remote part of lowland Scotland that is still intensely rural and heavily dependent on local agriculture and forestry for employment. The nearest sizea...

  5. 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...

  6. The Pageant of Maybole
    Initial planning for this pageant indicates that a theatrical spectacle was forecast: a newspaper report issued a few months before it took place quoted the author and producer of the pageant as st...

  7. I Robert Burns: A Pageant
    The poet Robert Burns was born in the year 1752. Two hundred years later, he had become a Scottish national icon and internationally famed for his writing, but his stature as a historical figure wa...

  8. Royal Burgh of Irvine 600th Anniversary Pageant
    More than 18 months were spent planning the Pageant of Irvine, but all of this preparation could not have foreseen the exceptionally terrible weather that accompanied this event, which was supposed...

  9. The Pageant of Ayrshire: The Story of Scotland's Struggle for Independence
    From the outset of planning for this event in 1932, there was no shortage of ambition to make the pageant of Ayrshire a success. Despite the unpromising venue selected, the uncertainty of the weath...

  10. Royal Burgh of Cullen Quincentenary Historical Pageant
    Cullen is a village, but historically it enjoyed the status of a royal burgh from the 15th century through to local government reorganization in 1975. In view of its burgh status, it had a provost ...

  11. Co-operative Cavalcade
    The pageant that took place in Bathgate to celebrate the centenary of the co-operative movement was only one example of this genre. A play written by Lawrence Du Garde Peach was widely staged in En...