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Pageant proves a hit

Monday, 5th December, 2011

SANTA AND ROYALTY: Santa and the pageant princess Katelyn Rudd and pageant prince Michael Day. SANTA AND ROYALTY: Santa and the pageant princess Katelyn Rudd and pageant prince Michael Day.

Locals turned out in their thousands to support the city’s Christmas pageant and ‘Party in the Park’ on Saturday.

Residents of all ages lined Oxide and Argent streets to enjoy a pleasant summer’s night and all that the parade had to offer - and even the odd surprise.

There were plenty of smiling and waving as dozens of floats in various shapes and sizes crawled their way along the street, while other parade participants either walked, rode or wheeled their way along.

Meet Katelyn, our Pageant Princess

Friday, 2nd December, 2011

PRINCESS: Katelyn Rudd has been crowned the Pageant Princess. PRINCESS: Katelyn Rudd has been crowned the Pageant Princess.

For 2011 Pageant Princess, Katelyn Rudd, the annual Christmas procession is all about the children.

“I like seeing the look on the little kids’ faces as they see Santa Claus,” Katelyn, who will be on the Girl Guides’ float, told the BDT.

The Willyama High School student will also help Father Christmas give lollies out to the children at the ‘Party in the Park’ following the pageant.

Princess for a day

Wednesday, 30th November, 2011

PRINCESSES: 2009 Pageant Princess Kayla Honson and 2010 Pageant Princess Desley Edwards say it is a privilege and great fun as well. PRINCESSES: 2009 Pageant Princess Kayla Honson and 2010 Pageant Princess Desley Edwards say it is a privilege and great fun as well.

With only a few days to go before the 2011 Broken Hill pageant, everything is coming together with last minute float entries and the crowning of the Pageant Princess.

South Rotary and event management group, Middlemen, have been organising the pageant which will be held on Saturday.

John Rouse, from South Rotary, had put out a call for more float numbers after a slow start.

Rotary ready to roll with Christmas pageant

Tuesday, 15th November, 2011

PAGEANT TIME: It’s nearly time for Santa to visit Broken Hill and meet the city’s new Pageant Princess. PAGEANT TIME: It’s nearly time for Santa to visit Broken Hill and meet the city’s new Pageant Princess.

South Rotary is looking forward to its 19th year of organising the city’s Christmas pageant.

A spokesman for the club said it will be running the parade as usual and, of course, hosting Father Christmas on a float while local event management group, Middlemen, will look after the party in Sturt Park.

He said South Rotary will follow the same pattern that they have used for 18 years.

Pageant draws near

Wednesday, 9th November, 2011

DECK THE TOWN: Middlemen’s Dionne Devlin gets the Christmas decorations out a little early. DECK THE TOWN: Middlemen’s Dionne Devlin gets the Christmas decorations out a little early.

The countdown to the city’s Christmas pageant is on.

The pageant on Saturday, December 3 heralds the start of the festive season with plenty of music, dancing and colourful hand-made floats, all created by schools, community groups and businesses.

The parade culminates in a party in Sturt Park with food, entertainment, markets, children’s activities and the all-important chance for children to submit their Christmas wishes to Santa.

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