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England

Cheshire

Warburton Souling Play [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Warburton, Grid Ref.: SJ7089, Lat.& Long.: 53.4015, -2.4588

Description:

The Warburton Souling Play is based at the Saracen's Head in Warburton, Cheshire. The play was revived in 1978 with the original last being performed in the 1930s. The revived play continues with the first performance being on the 1st November each year followed by a further four nights at the beginning of November.

Established:

1978

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events:

 

GMap 08-Nov-2003

1. - 15:00

St Werburgh's (new) Church, Bent Lane, Warburton, Cheshire, WA13 9TQ, England

2. - 18:00

Farmers Arms, Rushgreen Rd, Heatley, Cheshire, WA13 9RD

3. - 19:00

Axe and Cleaver, School Lane, Dunham Massey, Cheshire, WA14 5RN

4. - 20:00

Green Dragon, Mill Lane, Heatley, Cheshire, WA13 9SB

5. - 20:30

The Railway, Mill Lane, Heatley, Cheshire, WA13 9SQ

6. - 21:15

Saracens Head, Paddock Lane, Warburton, Cheshire, WA13 9TH

 

GMap 07-Nov-2003

1. - 20:30

Moss Trooper, Timperley, Cheshire, England

2. - 21:00

The Railway, Broadheath, Cheshire

3. - 21:30

Old Market Tavern, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DN

4. - 21:45

Cheshire Midland Hotel, Ashley Rd, Hale, Cheshire, WA14 2UZ

5. - 22:15

The Railway, Ashley Rd, Hale, Cheshire, WA142UN

 

GMap 06-Nov-2003

1. - 20:30

Windmill Inn, Carrington, Cheshire, M31 4BD, England

2. - 21:00

Black Swan, Hollinfare, Lancashire

3. - 21:30

Roebuck Hotel, Church Rd, Urmston, Lancashire, M41 6HD

4. - 22:00

Church Inn, Flixton, Urmston, Lancashire, M41 6HS

 

GMap 04-Nov-2003

1. - 20:30

Wheatsheaf Inn, Higher Lane, Broomedge, Cheshire, WA13 0TR, England

2. - 21:00

Jolly Thresher, 229 Higher Lane, Broomedge, Cheshire, WA13 0RN

3. - 21:30

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

4. - 21:45

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

5. - 22:15

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

 

GMap 01-Nov-2003

1. - 20:30

Saracens Head, Paddock Lane, Warburton, Cheshire, WA13 9TH, England

2. - 21:00

Axe and Cleaver, School Lane, Dunham Massey, Cheshire, WA14 5RN

3. - 21:30

Rope and Anchor, Paddock Lane, Dunham Massey, Cheshire, WA14 5RP

4. - 22:00

Vine Inn, Barns Lane, Dunham Massey, Cheshire, WA14 5RU

 

Other past years: 2002 (5), 2004 (5), 2005 (5), 2006 (6), 2007 (6), 2008 (5), 2009 (5), 2010 (6), 2011 (6), 2012 (6), 2013 (6), 2014 (6), 2015 (6), 2016 (6), 2017 (6), 2018 (6), 2019 (6)

Media Links:

1. Warburton Souling Play - Validated link
YouTube - Video [6min 16sec], Christopher Hobson, Nov-2008
2. 9th November 2002, Saracens Head, Warburton, Cheshire, England - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [3 images], Duncan Broomhead, 09-Nov-2002
3. Warburton Soulers 2000 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [1 image], Duncan Broomhead, 2000

Contact:

Laurence Armstrong (laurence@larchfield.f9.co.uk), Phone: 0161 969 0215

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