Aberdeen Coronation Pageant

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Performances

Place: Pittodrie Park (Aberdeen) (Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland)

Year: 1937

Indoors/outdoors: Unknown

Number of performances: 1

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May 1937

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Linked occasion

Coronation of George VI.

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Prices of admission and seats: highest–lowest

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Newspaper coverage of pageant

Aberdeen Press and Journal

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Summary

This was billed as a tattoo and pageant. There was also a parade and concert. The pageant had five episodes but it’s unclear what form they took (on floats? tableaux?). There was some coverage in the Aberdeen Press and Journal.

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How to cite this entry

Angela Bartie, Linda Fleming, Mark Freeman, Tom Hulme, Alex Hutton, Paul Readman, ‘Aberdeen Coronation Pageant’, The Redress of the Past, http://www.historicalpageants.ac.uk/pageants/933/