Historical Pageant

Pageant type

Notes

Information drawn from 'Survey of Historical Pageants' undertaken by Mick Wallis; with thanks to Eva Bredsdorff of the Powysland Museum.

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Performances

Place: Maes Gwastad (Welshpool/Y Trallwng) (Welshpool/Y Trallwng, Montgomeryshire, Wales)

Year: 1951

Indoors/outdoors: Unknown

Number of performances: 1

Notes

14 July 1951.

Name of pageant master and other named staff

  • Producer: Mrs E. Simpson Woolley

Names of executive committee or equivalent

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Names of script-writer(s) and other credited author(s)

Names of composers

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Numbers of performers

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Financial information

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Object of any funds raised

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Linked occasion

  • Festival of Britain

Audience information

Prices of admission and seats: highest–lowest

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Associated events

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Pageant outline

Key historical figures mentioned

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Musical production

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Newspaper coverage of pageant

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Book of words

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References in secondary literature

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Archival holdings connected to pageant

  • Powysland Museum holds a copy of the souvenir programme (14.7.1951).

Sources used in preparation of pageant

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Summary

This was almost certainly a small pageant held in association with Festival of Britain celebrations. It was produced by Mrs E. Simpson Woolley, who had been involved in organising a previous pageant in Welshpool, in 1936.

Footnotes

How to cite this entry

Angela Bartie, Linda Fleming, Mark Freeman, Tom Hulme, Alex Hutton, Paul Readman, ‘Historical Pageant’, The Redress of the Past, http://www.historicalpageants.ac.uk/pageants/1609/