The Carlisle Pageant '77
The Carlisle Pageant '77
The Carlisle Pageant '77
The Carlisle Pageant '77
The Carlisle Pageant '77
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The Carlisle Pageant '77

The Carlisle Pageant '77

Published by the Cumbria Newspaper Group in 1977, 198 pages. Softback - c.20.5cm by 29.5cm (A51N12WSO)

This book is a fascinating account of the pageant held in Carlisle in 1977, and its illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs, many showing the people who took part. The contents include:

Pageant Executive Committee
The Pageant story
Episode 1, Hadrian and the Roman Legions
Episode 2, St. Cuthbert comes to Carlisle
Episode 3, Rufus builds Carlisle Castle
Episode 4, Edward I in Carlisle
Episode 5, The Great Carel Fair
Episode 6, Mary, Queen of Scots
Pageant colour picture section
Episode 7, The Escape of Kinmont Willie from Carlisle Castle
Episode 8, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the '45
Episode 9, Dance/Drama, the Marriage of Sir Waiter Scott
Episode 10, The Opening of Carlisle Canal
Episode ll, The Carlisle Elections
Episode 12, The History of The King's Own Royal Border Regiment
The Pageant story continued
The Pageant in pictures
Patrons of the Pageant
Sponsors of the Pageant episodes
Pageant departmental personnel
Pageant Players

The condition of the book is generally good. The covers have some minor scuffs and blemishes, and light creasing and wear along the edges and corners, but the spine is intact and all pages are intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is some light yellowing to the inside page edges throughout.