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  1. King Edred's Coronation
    This historical pageant was part of Kingston's programme of Victory celebrations after the end of the Second World War. Directed by W.E. St Lawrence Finny, it was held outdoors in Canbury Gardens, ...

  2. Historical Pageant of the Mayflower
    The Tercentenary of the voyage of the Mayflower was marked by a number of historical pageants up and down the country. Major performances were put on at Plymouth and Southampton; there were also sm...

  3. A Historical Pageant
    Historical pageants had been staged at Craigmillar in 1906 and 1927; after an interval of forty years, this was the third staged there. Under the direction of Miss E. Willis, it was performed outdo...

  4. What Made England
    This pageant was staged as part of Middlesbrough's Coronation Year celebrations. It was organised by the Middlesbrough Rural Deanery of the Church of England, which established a pageant committee ...

  5. Happy Birthday New Castle!
    The city of Newcastle upon Tyne marked its nine hundredth anniversary in 1980. During the course of this year, a wide range of celebratory events, activities and attractions were organised. These w...

  6. Bedford River Pageant
    The Bedford River Pageant was certainly one of the most ambitious town pageants of the interwar era. Whilst it involved fewer scenes and performers than many, its spectacular portrayal of the Battl...

  7. The Yield of the Years—A Pageant of Thorncliffe
    Thorncliffe is an area of Sheffield. The pageant appears to have been staged under the auspices of Newton, Chambers and Co., which established the Thorncliffe Ironworks in the late eighteenth centu...

  8. Churches of Gower Pageant
    The ‘Ostreme ’73’ festival included sporting activities and a regatta, as well as the ‘Churches of Gower’ pageant. The ‘planning and action report’ also mentions plans for a military day, with scen...