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A Church, A Town; Illuminated Pageant of Dartford and its Parish Church
The Pageant repeated one held three years earlier with a number of additional or edited scenes, such as one featuring the 1968 Flood. Dartford had previously held pageants in 1932 and 1951.
The Pageant of Ixworth Abbey
The Pageant Master (or Mistress) of the pageant was Bernice de Bergerac, late of the Theatre Anglais, Paris, and the Adelphi and Garrick in London. She had previously written or acted as pageant ma...
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...
The Bishopthorpe Pageant was one of a number of pageants held in North Yorkshire over the summer of 1930, including at Pickering and Nun Monckton. The pageant was written by F.L. Perkins, local vic...
Esher Historical Pageant and Fete
Surrey saw numerous village pageants in the interwar period. Although only a one-day affair, the Esher Pageant of 1932 was one of the more elaborate of these (see, for instance, Abinger (1934) and ...
Illuminated Pageant of Dartford and its Parish Church
Church pageants remained quite popular into the 1960s and 1970s (see St Wilfrid's (1965)). This is an example of one such pageant, focusing on the religious history of Holy Trinity Church, Dartford...