Aireborough Historical Society

St Oswald's Pageant 1934

ST.Oswalds Pageant Title
ST.Oswald's Pageant
Date 1934
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
C009
Comment
A Viking longship sails on the pond in the grounds of Guiseley Rectory.
This is a scene from St Oswald's Pageant which was staged every year to tell the story of St Oswald.
This scene depicts the raid on Lindisfarne by the Danes in 793 AD.
Lindisfarne Monastery was founded by St Oswald, patron Saint of Guiseley Parish Church.

 

 

 

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