Pageant of Newcraighall Mining Community
- Pageant of Newcraighall History
Place: Miners' Welfare Club (Newcraighall) (Newcraighall, City Of Edinburgh, Scotland)
Number of performances: n/a
The pageant was first performed in 1989, and revived with a different director in the following year.
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Director [Pageant Master]: Quinan, Lloyd
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Prices of admission and seats: highest–lowest
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This pageant was first performed in 1989 and revived in the following year. In 1989 the director was Lloyd Quinan, an actor, director and television presenter, who was an MSP, representing the West of Scotland for Scottish National Party, from 1999 to 2003.
There is a 90-minute video of the 1990 version, directed by Billy McElhaney, on YouTube. The pageant was produced under the auspices of the Newcraighall Heritage Society.
How to cite this entry
Angela Bartie, Linda Fleming, Mark Freeman, Tom Hulme, Alex Hutton, Paul Readman, ‘Pageant of Newcraighall Mining Community’, The Redress of the Past, http://www.historicalpageants.ac.uk/pageants/1546/