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  1. Robert Burns Pageant
    During the Scottish Exhibition of National History, Art and Industry, two short pageant plays were staged (Pageant of the Bruce in September and Thomas the Rhymer in October) A further play about R...

  2. Coronation Pageant
    Essentially this was a civic parade, but it had a historical element called the Pageant of Harlaw (recalling the famous battle).

  3. Scotland's Day Pageant
    This pageant was organised by the Scottish Home Rule Association. It was a parade, but had some historical tableaux on floats. It took place in Glasgow city centre, ending in Blythswood Square. The...

  4. Scotland's Crown
    This was a Girl Guides Pageant. It was written and directed by Molly Clavering who was also responsible for a Girl Guides pageant in the Borders.

  5. Crieff Historical Pageant
    There is little information about this pageant, which took place at an unusual time of year – early January. There was a very small amount of coverage in the local press.

  6. Stracathro House Fete and Pageant
    The pageant was organised by a committee, which was set up to raise funds for a parish hall at Stracathro. It is presumed that the hall was attached to the Stracathro parish church and that the chu...

  7. The Amber Gate
    This was a Girl Guide pageant.

  8. Hail Caledonia
    This was a pageant organised by the Edinburgh and Leith Boys' Brigade.d

  9. Howe of Fife Pageant
    This was organised by the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes in aid of hospitals, and held annually from 1932 to 1934.

  10. The Saut-Box Pageant
    This may have been a procession.

  11. Jubilee Pageant
    This may have been an Empire pageant; the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes were involved. In addition to Blairgowrie, it appears that the pageant was also performed in Alyth. There are images of t...

  12. Aberdeen Coronation Pageant
    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 t...

  13. Alyth Coronation Pageant
    This pageant was organised by the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes, and seems mainly to have been a parade. There was coverage in the Dundee Courier.

  14. Pageant of Scottish History
    This was a parade organised by the Aberdeen branch of the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB); a programme is held in Aberdeen University Library. The local branch of the CPGB also staged the s...

  15. Princess Came to Scotland: Being a Pageant-play of St Margaret
    There is very little information about this pageant.

  16. Kilmory Pageant
    This was a Girl Guide pageant. It is not clear what the exact title of the pageant was.d

  17. Arbroath Abbey Pageant, 1999
    In Arbroath, during the second half of the twentieth century, the performance of a pageant had become part of the tradition of the town. A number of factors had influenced the urge to carry on enac...

  18. Army Pageant
    The Army Pageant, London, was a major and ambitious spectacle, performed 21 times in the summer of 1910. It was a leviathan effort in all respects, but did not seem to make a profit—and was, as suc...

  19. The Arbroath Abbey Pageant, 1966
    For the twelfth in the series of Arbroath Abbey pageants, the intention seems to have been to put on a performance using all of those elements that had worked so well in the past. There was no chan...

  20. Arbroath Abbey Pageant, 1970
    The celebration of the 650th anniversary of the coming into being of the Declaration of Scottish Independence occurred in 1970. This anniversary date ensured that planning to hold the pageant had l...