Pageants 3

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  1. Croydon Old Palace Pageant
    Croydon had a history of pageants, including Louis Napoleon Parker’s unsuccessful attempt to stage a Pageant of Croydon in 1923 and The Croydon Parish Church Pageant of 1930, ‘The Church Witness’, ...

  2. Croydon Cavalcade of Women
    Croydon’s pageant was one of hundreds held to celebrate the Festival of Britain in 1951, in spite of its proximity to the Festival’s home in Battersea Pleasure Gardens. Croydon held a subsequent pa...

  3. Croydon Millenary Pageant
    The Pageant Master of the Croydon Pageant was Christopher Ede, who had distinguished himself at the Pageant of Boston (1951) and Pageant of Guildford (1957). Croydon had previously held a pageant a...