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  1. Sandwich Pageant
    ‘It might be said that Sandwich, being so curious a survival, is itself a standing historical pageant. When the harbour had silted up and the town had become, in Wesley’s words, a “poor, dry, dead”...

  2. Shebbear Pageant
    The Shebbear pageant was a small event. It was performed by locals and staged by Ernest Martin, social historian, adult education lecturer and author of The Secret People (1954), a study of the his...

  3. Pageant of St Bees
    A local press report published shortly after the pageant held at St Bees School in 1928 remarked that 'Historical Pageants are something of a novelty in Cumberland'. This piece went on to comment t...