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A History of Nursing Pageant
Nursing is an ancient and valued profession. And yet it has encountered a shocking degree of stigma and gendered stereotypes, which often presented it as a role of secondary importance to that of (...
St Paul’s Steps
How much did spectators actually get out of pageants? Did people in the cheapest seats at the pageant, who most likely did not buy a programme or book of words, particularly those whose grip on his...
International Council of Women Pageant
Founded in Washington in 1888, the International Council of Women (ICW) was one of the first international women’s organisations, campaigning on women’s rights and leading the battle against gender...
Rahere: An Historical Pageant-play
This was a small, indoor church pageant.
A Pageant of Mercers' School
Historical pageants were popular with schools; this is an example. Many of such pageants marked anniversaries, but this does not appear to have been the case here. The pageant seems to have told th...
The Tower Hill Pageant and Tattoo
Held outdoors by the moat of the Tower of London, this was a pageant to raise funds for the Tower Hill improvement project. Concluding with an historical display by the 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusilie...