Pageants 3

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  1. The York Pageant
    Louis Napoleon Parker, the ackdnowledged inventor of modern historical pageantry, chose to end his career as a pageant master in 1909. His final performance as a director of a large-scale pageant w...

  2. Grand Fancie Fayre: Realistic Representation of “Ye Olde Yorke in Mid-Winter”
    The Grand Fancie Fayre was certainly on a far-more limited scale than the great York Historical Pageant (1909). Whilst its specific time-period was unspecified, we can be reasonably sure that the p...

  3. Pageant of York
    The alleged 1900th anniversary of the founding of the city of York in 1971 was employed by the city council to stage a yearlong programme of celebrations. The varied programme produced was without ...