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England

Cheshire

Antrobus Soulcakers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Antrobus, Grid Ref.: SJ6479, Lat.& Long.: 53.3110, -2.5329

Description:

A traditional Cheshire Souling play performed on All Soul's Eve and the following 2 weekends. The Antrobus Gang are well established with continuity a distinguishing feature.

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events:

 

GMap 14-Nov-2015

1. -     -    

Antrobus Arms, Warrington Rd, Antrobus, Cheshire, CW9 6JD, England - Meeting point

2. - 20:30

Stanley Arms, Old Rd, Anderton, Cheshire, CW9 6AG

3. - 21:15

Spinner and Bergamot, The Avenue, Comberbach, Cheshire, CW9 6AY 

4. - 22:00

George and Dragon, High St, Great Budworth, Cheshire, CW9 6HF

5. - 22:30

Antrobus Arms, Warrington Rd, Antrobus, Cheshire, CW9 6JD

Notes:

Times are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play. The gang will be collecting for local mental health charities.

 

GMap 13-Nov-2015

1. - 19:00

Antrobus Arms, Warrington Rd, Antrobus, Cheshire, CW9 6JD, England - Meeting point

2. - 20:30

Cock O' Budworth, Warrington Rd, Great Budworth, Cheshire, CW9 6HB

3. - 21:15

Thorn Inn, Grappenhall Lane, Appleton Thorn, Cheshire, WA4 4QX

4. - 22:00

Parish Club, Dudlow Green Rd, Appleton, Cheshire, WA4 5EQ

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play. The gang will be collecting for local mental health charities.

 

GMap 12-Nov-2015

1. - 19:00

Antrobus Arms, Warrington Rd, Antrobus, Cheshire, CW9 6JD, England - Meeting point

2. - 20:30

Spread Eagle Hotel, Eagle Brow, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0AG

3. - 21:15

Golden Fleece, The Cross, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0HR

4. - 22:00

Bulls Head, The Cross, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0HU

5. - 22:30

Saddlers Arms, 7 Bridgewater St, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0AB

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play. The gang will be collecting for local mental health charities.

 

GMap 07-Nov-2015

1. - 19:00

Antrobus Arms, Warrington Rd, Antrobus, Cheshire, CW9 6JD, England - Meeting point

2. - 20:30

Stag, Chester Rd, Lower Walton, Cheshire, WA4 6EG

3. - 21:15

Ring O'Bells, Chester Rd, Daresbury, Cheshire, WA4 4AJ

4. - 22:00

Hatton Arms, Hatton Lane, Hatton, Cheshire, WA4 4DB

5. - 22:30

Red Lion, Runcorn Rd, Moore, Cheshire, WA4 6UD

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play. The gang will be collecting for local mental health charities.

 

GMap 06-Nov-2015

1. - 19:00

Antrobus Arms, Warrington Rd, Antrobus, Cheshire, CW9 6JD, England - Meeting point

2. - 20:30

Golden Pheasant, Plumley Moor Rd, Plumley, Cheshire, WA16 9RX

3. - 21:15

The Smoker, Plumley Moor Rd, Plumley, Cheshire, WA16 0TY

4. - 22:00

Oddfellows Arms, 1 Hartford Rd, Davenham, Cheshire, CW9 8JA

5. - 22:30

Salt Barge Inn, Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Cheshire, CW9 6ES

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play. The gang will be collecting for local charities, including the church roof.

 

GMap 31-Oct-2015

1. - 19:00

Antrobus Arms, Warrington Rd, Antrobus, Cheshire, CW9 6JD, England - Meeting point

2. - 20:30

Holly Bush Inn, Warrington Rd, Little Leigh, Cheshire, CW8 4QY

3. - 21:15

Leigh Arms, Warrington Rd, Little Leigh, Cheshire, CW8 4QT

4. - 22:00

Maypole Inn, Hilltop Rd, Acton Bridge, Cheshire, CW8 3RA

5. - 22:30

Hazel Pear Inn, Hilltop Rd, Acton Bridge, Cheshire, CW8 3RA

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play. The gang will be collecting for local mental health charities.

 

Other past years: 2002 (7), 2003 (6), 2004 (5), 2005 (6), 2006 (6), 2007 (6), 2008 (6), 2009 (6), 2010 (6), 2011 (6), 2012 (6), 2013 (6), 2014 (6), 2016 (6), 2017 (6), 2018 (6), 2019 (6), 2021 (6)

Media Links:

1. Antrobus Soulcakers 2008 - Validated link
Master Mummers - Photo(s) [4 images], Celia Kemp, 01-Nov-2008
2. Outside the Holly Bush, Little Leigh, Cheshire, England, 1st November 2004 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [1 image], Duncan Broomhead, 01-Nov-2004
3. Outside the Holly Bush, Little Leigh, 31st October 2002 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [3 images], Duncan Broomhead, 31-Oct-2002
4. Antrobus Soul-Cakers 2000 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [1 image], Duncan Broomhead, 2000

Contact:

Ian McCormack (wimccormack@btinternet.com)

Notes:

The Antrobus Gang are thought to have had performances continuously dating back hundreds of years.

Update: Directory entry / Performances / Media Links

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