The National Pageant of Wales, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, 26 July-7 August, 1909.

The National Pageant of Wales, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, 26 July-7 August, 1909.

Pageants were theatrical events that re-enacted historical events and legends from Welsh history. Over 5,000 people took part in this production, which included local participants with notable figures from society, such as the Marchioness of Bute taking one of the lead roles as Dame Wales, Lord Tredegar as Owain Glynd┼Ár, and the Lord Mayor as Hywel Dda.

Object Information:

Location: Cardiff
Accession Number: 59.826
Keywords: pageant