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Pageant of Derby
Derby was one of very few towns and cities which held regular pageants in the postwar era, holding smaller events in 1946 and 1948. There was also a church/school pageant, 'The Golden Chain', in 19...
The Golden Chain
Derby was no stranger to historical pageants in the early post-war years: pageants had been staged there in 1946, 1948 and 1949. In 1950 'The Golden Chain' was performed in St Paul's School hall to...
Ye Friary Pageant
This pageant consisted of historical playlets and music, and told the history of the Derby friary from its earliest foundations (in the thirteenth century). The friary was dissolved in 1539.
Children's Pageant of Derby
This pageant consisted of sixteen scenes in the history of Derby. There is some archival material in the Derby Local Studies Library, BA394.2.
Derby Hospitals Pageant 1991
There is some archival material relating to this pageant in the Derby Local Studies Library, BA394.2. It was organised by the Derby Round Table.