Children's Pageant of Derby
The population of Derby was 248,700 in 2011, which was just below the threshold for 'large town/city'. It is likely to have exceeded this by 2017. ---- Information on this pageant is drawn from 'Survey of Historical Pageants' undertaken by Mick Wallis; with thanks to Linda Owen, Derby Local Studies Library.
Place: Drill Hall (Derby) (Derby, Derbyshire, England)
Number of performances: 2
31 October and 1 November 1913
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Steer, W. B.
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Prices of admission and seats: highest–lowest
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Sources used in preparation of pageant
This pageant consisted of sixteen scenes in the history of Derby. There is some archival material in the Derby Local Studies Library, BA394.2.
How to cite this entry
Angela Bartie, Linda Fleming, Mark Freeman, Tom Hulme, Alex Hutton, Paul Readman, ‘Children's Pageant of Derby’, The Redress of the Past, http://www.historicalpageants.ac.uk/pageants/1558/