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Becket Pageant for London Highlights

Author: The Becket Pageant


Hundreds Flocked to Guildhall Yard in the City For this Unique Event

Hundreds flocked to see the new musical London’s Turbulent Son, about the life of Thomas Becket, which had a successful run of four shows in a pop-up arena in London’s Guildhall Yard during the weekend of June 17/18, part of the Becket Pageant for London & Livery Crafts Fair. Written by Emmeline Winterbotham with new songs by Vahan Salorian, the huge community event included volunteers and school children from 3 local schools together with a professional cast and musicians all in period costume and a finale of ‘Giants’.

A Livery Crafts Fair attended by 18 Livery Companies showcased ancient and modern skills. The RT Hon The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Vincent Keaveny officially opened the event.

The Livery Crafts Fair featured representatives from 17 Livery Companies & Apprentice Stand demonstrating skills such as stone masons crafting blocks of stone, cutlers demonstrating sword making, plumbers demonstrating pilgrim badge making, fan makers, needlework, heraldic sign painting and basketmaking.

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