St. Albans Pageant, 1907: Queen Elizabeth at Gorhambury.

Courtesy of St. Albans Museums.


The project team produced regular blog posts over the course of the period 2013-2017 (covering the years funded by the AHRC) grant. These blog posts can be found below.

  • More pageants added to the database

    We've added new pageant entries to our database. We're now at 448! Highlights include the Gorleston Pageant of 1908. The first major historical pageant held in Norfolk, it was put on by the local vicar, Forbes Phillips, a colourful and highly controversial figure.

  • Pageants database now live!

    We have now published the first version of our pageants database. This can be accessed via the 'Pageants' tab at the top of the screen, or through this link. We'd be really interested to hear what you think about the database. Thoughts, comments, suggestions for amendments and corrections all much appreciated - as we will be updating the database for many years to come. Please email us about the database on ...