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Festival of Britain Dartford Historical Pageant 1951
The 1951 Festival of Britain saw something of a revival of historical pageantry. Though based on the Southbank of London, home of the famous ‘Skylon’, the Festival also supported many local exhibit...
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.
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...