Script of `The Pageant of Labour'

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This single item comprises the script of `The Pageant of Labour' written by Matthew Anderson with music by Alan Bush and dated 1934. It was purchased from G Maurice Hann November-December 1965.

Administrative / Biographical History

The London Pageant of Labour Society Limited was registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act in 1934 by G Maurice Hann and seven other founding members. Its objects were `to carry on the industries businesses or trades of organisers and producers of pageants plays and publishers of books and pamphlets related to or connected with the origin and growth of Trade Unionism or intended to advertise some branch of the work of Trade Unions'. The offices of the society were at 24 Thavies Street, Holborn in London and the committee met every first Monday of the month. This song was presented at Crystal Palace between 15 and 20 October 1934.

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Originally published by Access to Archives - A2A. The data in this finding aid is in the copyright of the place of deposit.

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Rules of the London Pageant of Labour Society Limited (1934)