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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 13-Nov-2021

1. -     -    

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

2. - 20:15

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

3. - 21:00

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

4. - 21:45

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.

 

GMap 12-Nov-2021

1. - 19:00

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

2. - 20:15

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

3. - 21:00

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

4. - 21:45

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

5. - 22:30

Ring O' Bells, Northwich Rd, Lower Stretton, Cheshire, WA4 4NZ

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play.

 

GMap 11-Nov-2021

1. -     -    

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

2. - 20:15

Pickering Arms, 1 Bell Lane, Thelwall, Cheshire, WA4 2SU

3. - 21:00

Brewery Tap, 18 Bridgewater St, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0AB

4. - 21:45

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

5. - 22:30

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

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play.

 

GMap 06-Nov-2021

1. -     -    

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

2. - 20:15

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

3. - 21:00

Rams Head Inn, Church Lane, Grappenhall, Cheshire, WA4 3EP

4. - 21:45

Parr Arms, Church Lane, Grappenhall, Cheshire, WA4 3EP

5. - 22:30

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

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play.

 

GMap 05-Nov-2021

1. -     -    

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

2. - 20:15

Cock O' Budworth, Warrington Rd, Great Budworth, Cheshire, CW9 6HB - Northwich Folk Club

3. - 21:00

Old Broken Cross, Broken Cross Place, Middlewich Rd, Rudheath, Cheshire, CW9 7EB

4. - 21:45

Bulls Head, 465 London Rd, Davenham, Cheshire, CW9 8NA

5. - 22:30

Lion Hotel, 74 Main Rd, Moulton, Cheshire, CW9 8PB

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play.

 

GMap 01-Nov-2021

1. - 20:15

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

2. - 21:00

Stretton Fox, Spark Hall Close, Stretton, Cheshire, WA4 4NU

3. - 21:45

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

4. - 22:30

Wheatsheaf Inn, High St, Weaverham, Cheshire, CW8 3EX

Notes:

Timings are fluid. If you are following the gang from pub to pub, please ensure that the locals can see the play.

 

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), 2015 (6), 2016 (6), 2017 (6), 2018 (6), 2019 (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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