Bethnal Green Pageant
Information drawn from 'Survey of Historical Pageants' undertaken by Mick Wallis; with thanks to David Rich of Bancroft Library.
Place: York Hall, Bethnal Green (Bethnal Green) (Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England)
Number of performances: 4
19-22 February 1935
Name of pageant master and other named staff
- Pageant Master: Daniels, Margot
Names of executive committee or equivalent
Names of script-writer(s) and other credited author(s)
- Daniels, Margot
- Sabin, A.K.
- Vale, George
- Snaith, Stanley
- Murray, Barbara
Names of composers
Numbers of performers
Object of any funds raised
Queen's Hospital for Children; Victoria Park Hospital for Diseases of the Heart; Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association.
Prices of admission and seats: highest–lowest
Key historical figures mentioned
Newspaper coverage of pageant
Book of words
Other primary published materials
References in secondary literature
Archival holdings connected to pageant
Local History Library, Bancroft Library: Scrapbook containing programme with full script, photographs and newspaper cutting. Class 390.5. Accession no. L.1461
Sources used in preparation of pageant
This seems to have been a small-scale. It was held in aid of various local charities. Staged in York Hall in February 1935, it was likely performed 4 times.
How to cite this entry
Angela Bartie, Linda Fleming, Mark Freeman, Tom Hulme, Alex Hutton, Paul Readman, ‘Bethnal Green Pageant’, The Redress of the Past, http://www.historicalpageants.ac.uk/pageants/1538/