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The City of Sheffield Centenary of Incorporation, 1943
As George Calvert Holland wrote of Sheffield in 1843, the year in which its civic status was granted, ‘there are few manufacturing towns that have advanced more rapidly in wealth and population tha...
Pageant of the History of Sheffield
Taking the form of a mixture of dramatic episodes and tableaux, this was probably the first pageant held in Sheffield. Held in the gardens of Rye Lodge in the relatively affluent south-west suburbs...
Co-operative Century (Sheffield)
The Co-operative Centenary Pageant 1944, or Co-operative Century, was created to commemorate the hundred-year anniversary of the inception of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers. It was writ...
Tomorrow: A Pageant of Youth
Tomorrow: A Pageant of Youth was one of a number of pageants held in Sheffield during the 1940s by Lawrence Du Garde Peach: others included the Sheffield Centenary Pageant (1944), the Co-operative ...
Sheffield Pageant of Peace
In the summer months of 1919, a number of ‘Peace Pageants’ were performed throughout the country. The first of these pageants was staged in Nottinghamhttp://www.historicalpageants.ac.uk/pageants/11...
Sheffield Pageant of Production
The Pageant Master, Lawrence du Garde Peach had been pageant master for the 1943 Sheffield Centenary Pageant and 1944 Sheffield Co-operative Centenary Pageant, both held at the City Hall, and had b...