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Stoke-on-Trent Historical Pageant & Wedgwood Bicentenary Celebrations, Hanley Park

One of a series of views of the Stoke-on-Trent Historical Pageant & Wedgwood Bicentenary Celebrations held in Hanley Park, May 1930, taken by Alfred or Gerald McCann of Uttoxeter.

Stoke-on-Trent Historical Pageant & Wedgwood Bicentenary Celebrations, Hanley Park

One of a series of views of the Stoke-on-Trent Historical Pageant & Wedgwood Bicentenary Celebrations held in Hanley Park, May 1930, taken by Alfred or Gerald McCann of Uttoxeter.

Stoke-on-Trent Historical Pageant & Wedgwood Bicentenary Celebrations, Hanley Park

One of a series of views of the Stoke-on-Trent Historical Pageant & Wedgwood Bicentenary Celebrations held in Hanley Park, May 1930, taken by Alfred or Gerald McCann of Uttoxeter.

Stone Scout and Guide Band Parade, Eccleshall Festival,

Stone Scout and Guide Band parade on High Street. The first Eccleshall Festival was held in 1979. The festival takes place every two years.

Swan Pageant Float, Lotus Shoes, Stafford

Decorated float entered by employees from Lotus Ltd.’s Tracing Department in the annual Trades and Friendly Societies' Pageant. The float was designed by Walter Adams, standing second from the right, ...

'Telephone Belles' Pageant Float, Stafford,

'Telephone Belles' was the first float entered by the then G.P.O. in Stafford Pageant. It is seen here outside the Castlegate Telephone Exchange on Eastgate Street. The float was designed by Ian Tavernor. The ...

'Tennis Court' Float, Stafford Pageant,

This float entered by British Reinforced Concrete won first prize. The annual Stafford Pageant included a procession through the town, and ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded ...

The English Electric Co., Stafford

Apprentices and trainees are pictured posing for the photographer as they take part in this scene for the Stafford Pageant. Many of the apprentices are dressed as devils with one on the front row holding ...

The May Queen, Endon

The 1911 May Queen, Miss Edna Brown. The crowning of the May Queen is part of the Endon Well Dressing celebrations. Endon has the the longest tradition of well dressing in Staffordshire, beginning ...

'The Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe' Pageant Float, Stafford,

Pageant float 'The Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe' was entered by the Accounts Department of the Universal Wheel Grinding Co. on Doxey Road. The float won first prize in the category of film shown in ...

The Palace Theatre, Rugeley

This advertisement for The Palace appeared in the ‘Carnival Cracker’ the Rugeley Hospital Carnival, Diamond Jubilee Year 1931, Official Programme. The Programme also announced that there would be ...

'The Silver Streak', Stafford Pageant,

The annual procession through Stafford ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded to the best decorated entries and along the route collections were made for Stafford General Infirmary. Photograph ...

Uttoxeter Carnival

A postcard view of a float preparing for the Uttoxeter Carnival Parade held in June 1925. This picture was taken by Alfred McCann who was a member of the McCann family of photographers of High Street, ...

'Victorian Grandeur of East Lynne' Pageant Float, Stafford,

The pageant included a class for floats representing a film shown in Stafford over the previous year. This float was based on the 'Victorian Grandeur of East Lynne', and was photographed on Foregate ...

Waiting for the bus outside St Marys Catholic Church, Uttoxeter

Waiting for the bus outside St Mary's Catholic Church on Balance Street to take them to a competition in Stafford. Frances Holllins is 2nd in the queue from the right, behind the Mayor.

Washing Up, Memorial Hall, Hixon,

Washing up outside the Memorial Hall on High Street, possibly after celebrating the opening of the hall in 1926. The hall was built to commemorate the Hixon men who were killed in the First World War. Sir ...

Well Dressing, Endon

Endon has the the longest tradition of well dressing in Staffordshire, beginning when the stone well head was built in 1845 at the expense of Thomas Heaton, a local landowner. The well dressing formerly ...

X-Rays Pageant Float, Stafford

A float made by employees of the English Electric Co. The annual Stafford Pageant included a procession through the town, and ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded to the best decorated ...