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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...
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...
Beneath Hadrian's Tower: A Historical Pageant
This pageant was one of a great many held across the UK to mark the occasion of the queen's coronation in 1953. Owing to saturation coverage of the coronation and the royal family, as well as the a...
Pageant of Angus History
Pageants, though they outwardly celebrated the importance of the past, nevertheless did sometimes take place because of an underlying worry that memories and knowledge of history and traditions wer...
Salford Historical Pageant
The pageant of Salford defied the dire times that existed in 1930 and exceeded all expectations of success. The economic downturn had affected industry badly in this part of the north of England an...
The Stanway Pageant
The Stanway Pageant of 1929 took place in the grounds of the Jacobean manor house, Stanway House—just outside the town of the same name in Gloucestershire. It was a small affair, staged only twice,...