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  1. ‘Flame of Freedom’
    Religious pageants, both by Anglican and nonconformist churches, reached their heyday in the interwar period. Paradoxically, this development accompanied a major stagnation in overall religious obs...

  2. The Pageant of London
    The Pageant of London was the main attraction of the Festival of Empire at Crystal Palace in 1911. Undoubtedly the largest and most ambitious pageant of the Edwardian period, if not the whole twent...

  3. John Alden’s Choice
    Taking place on Southampton’s West Quay in July 1920, ‘John Alden’s Choice’ was a pageant-play staged to celebrate the voyage of the Mayflower exactly four-hundred years earlier. It was written by ...

  4. Historical Mayflower Pageant
    Taking place inside the Millbay Drillhall in September 1920, Plymouth’s Mayflower Pageant, really a pageant-play, was staged to celebrate the voyage of the famous ship exactly four-hundred years ea...