22nd August 2015 - 18 October 2015


Pageants of 1928, 1951 and 1977, through themes of community, civic identity and people.

The exhibition features a diverse collection of pageant costume, film footage, imagery and ephemera, alongside oral testimonies of Carlisle pageant participants, providing a unique opportunity to listen to people’s pageant experiences. 

This exhibition is part of a British Universities AHRC research project titled The Redress of the Past: Historical Pageants in Britain, 1905-2016. It is a partnership between Kings College London, Glasgow University, Edinburgh University and Tullie House Museum.