Information drawn from 'Survey of Historical Pageants' undertaken by Mick Wallis; with thanks to Eva Bredsdorff of the Powysland Museum.
Place: Maes Gwastad (Welshpool/Y Trallwng) (Welshpool/Y Trallwng, Montgomeryshire, Wales)
Number of performances: 1
14 July 1951.
Name of pageant master and other named staff
- Producer: Mrs E. Simpson Woolley
Names of executive committee or equivalent
Names of script-writer(s) and other credited author(s)
Names of composers
Numbers of performers
Object of any funds raised
- Festival of Britain
Prices of admission and seats: highest–lowest
Key historical figures mentioned
Newspaper coverage of pageant
Book of words
Other primary published materials
References in secondary literature
Archival holdings connected to pageant
- Powysland Museum holds a copy of the souvenir programme (14.7.1951).
Sources used in preparation of pageant
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.
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/