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Pageant of Birmingham - 1938

The Pageant of Birmingham was held in the grounds of Aston Hall, in July 1938. The Pageant was a celebration of the Centenary of Birmingham's Charter of Incorporation as a city, and involved several thousand men, women, and children acting out scenes relating to the city's history.

Some performances were watched by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, who were in Birmingham to open the first part of what was to become the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The Bank's exhibit in the Pageant is shown below; it featured the BMB's 'Key' logo; a passbook; and a Home Safe