Pageants 5

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  1. Northampton's Historical Pageant
    The Northampton Pageant was the first significant pageant in the county (there had been a previous pageant of Northamptonshire Nonconformity in 1910). The Pageant was a classic example of what Tom ...

  2. Tonbridge Juvenile Pageant
    J.F. Ash, the librarian and registrar at the local school, wrote and organized the pageant over the course of just six weeks. As its title suggests, the cast of nearly seven hundred was largely mad...

  3. Battle of Lewes Pageant
    Like the nearby Battle of Hastings Pageant (1966), this was a historical re-enactment of a battle and not strictly a historical pageant, consisting of episodes dominated by dramatic performance. It...

  4. A Pageant for Coronation Year 1953
    A previous pageant on the History of British Music from 1200 to 1682 had been held in St John’s College in 1951 as a part of the Festival of Britain celebrations. Two years later, the Coronation of...

  5. Pageant of Lewes Priory
    The pageant was part of the 1972 Lewes Festival. It was also referred to as Son Et Lumiere and A Pageant of Light, Sound and Mime, relying heavily on a recorded commentary, musical and lighting eff...