Pageants 6

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  1. Border Historical Pageant and Countrie Fayre
    The Border Pageant was a relatively small and locally focused event, unabashedly held to raise money for the Girl Guide movement at a regional level and in order to improve the local contribution t...

  2. Lancaster Pageant
    The Lancaster Pageant was a somewhat late addition to the bout of pageant fever that swept England in the early part of the twentieth century. Being so far north probably accounts for this tardines...

  3. Northumbrian Pageant
    The Northumbrian Pageant was held with the express purpose of raising money for a Church of England scheme in Newcastle. The fund was aimed at women, specifically those whose status was described a...

  4. The Pageant of the Border
    The pageant programme states that this pageant, which took place in 1935, was the third such event to be held at Warkworth Castle. It was organised by the Northumberland County Nursing Association,...

  5. Historical Pageant of Newcastle and the North
    One of the fundamental tenets of historical pageantry was, and is, that it brought people together in a common purpose. The Pageant of Newcastle and the North took this notion of communal involveme...

  6. Historical Pageant of Warkworth
    In the interwar years, when a rash of memorialisation took place to commemorate the fallen of World War I, not all war memorials created were granite slabs: some took the form of cultural and commu...