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National Pageant of Wales
The National Pageant of Wales, which took place in Cardiff in 1909, was almost certainly the first major pageant to be staged in the principality, and remains to this day undoubtedly the largest. W...
Ramsgate Historical Pageant and Charter Jubilee Celebrations
A number of coastal resorts such as Torquay (1924) held pageants to commemorate their histories, as well as to draw tourists during the season. The Ramsgate Historical Pageant was certainly one of ...
The Pageant was one of hundreds held across the Festival of Britain to celebrate the 1951 Festival of Britain (see entries for Brighton and Rochester). This was the first major pageant in Arundel s...
Surprisingly few people remember the Danish invasion of 1949. However, standing on the cliffs above Ramsgate on 29 July, a watching Saxon would have glimpsed a sight which had terrified his or her ...
A Chapter of the Ancient History of Tonge
Billed as a ‘miniature pageant’ this was a very small-scale affair. It was likely performed just once, on 12 May 1937, and seems to have been connected to the 1937 Coronation Celebrations (Herne Ba...