Pageants 5

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  1. Purple and Russet: An Historical Pageant-Play
    Hugh Parry, a Welsh Congregationalist minister, wrote a number of historical pageants over many years. These told the story of the emergence and growth of forms of Protestant Dissent. They included...

  2. Sutton Coldfield Pageant
    The small town of Sutton Coldfield was fiercely proud of its history, as only a town on the outskirts of Birmingham could be. The Sutton Coldfield Pageant of 1928 commemorated the granting of the t...

  3. Grand Pageant at Ilston Valley
    The Pageant told the story of John Miles, the Baptist Minister, who established the Baptist form of worship in the local area and in South Wales more generally. The 1936 pageant was one of at least...

  4. A Pageant of Bristol and the West
    Bristol’s was the last major pageant held before the First World War and there was a distinct feeling that the place had come late to the party—after major West Country pageants at Sherborne, Bath,...

  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...