Stretford Rose Queen Pageant/Carnival 2008

1937 Longford Park and Stretford Pageant
(1 minute 40 seconds, No Sound)

The North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University have permitted the Friends of Longford Park to display a rare film of Longford Park and the Stretford Pageant from 1937.This footage provides a reminder of the rich heritage of Longford Park and the Stretford Pageant.

The Friends of Longford Park will be at this year’s Stretford Pageant. Please come along and say hello!

More about Stretford Pageant:-

The Stretford Pageant takes place this year on the 28th June. This will be the 89th Stretford Pageant and the 99th Rose queen festival (more about Stretford Pageant history). As well as the parade, there will be be a carnival, a fun fair and a giant car boot sale starting at 8am in Longford Park.

The Pageant parade starts from Stretford High School at 1.30pm and arrives at Longford Park around 2.30pm where there will be lots of activities and the crowning of the Pageant’s Rose Queen, Princesses and the Rosebuds. From Stretford High School the parade follows great stone road, the quadrant, kings road, edge lane and then onto Longford Park.

For more information please contact Victoria McLeod, the Chairman of the Stretford Pageant:-
Telephone:- 0161 748 2300

Find out more about this year’s Stretford Carnival and Fair