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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-2008 - Provisional

1. - 14:30

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

2. -     -    

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

3. -     -    

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

4. -     -    

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

5. - 21:30

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

Notes:

Collections will go to Cotebrook House in Oughtrington.

 

GMap 07-Nov-2008 - Provisional

1. -   eve  

Victoria Tavern, Stamford St, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1EX, England

2. -     -    

Malt Shovels, Stamford St, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1EY

3. -     -    

Old Market Tavern, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DN

4. -     -    

Quarry Bank Inn, 151 Bloomsbury Lane, Timperley, Cheshire, WA15 6NY

5. -     -    

The Railway, Ashley Rd, Hale, Cheshire, WA142UN

Notes:

Collections will go to Cotebrook House in Oughtrington.

 

GMap 06-Nov-2008 - Provisional

1. -   eve  

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

2. -     -    

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

3. -     -    

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

4. -     -    

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

5. -     -    

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

Notes:

Collections will go to Cotebrook House in Oughtrington.

 

GMap 05-Nov-2008 - Provisional

1. -     -    

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

2. -     -    

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

Notes:

Collections will go to Cotebrook House in Oughtrington.

 

GMap 01-Nov-2008 - Provisional

1. -   eve  

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

2. -     -    

Rixton, Cheshire

3. -     -    

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

4. -     -    

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

Notes:

Collections will go to Cotebrook House in Oughtrington.

 

Other past years: 2002 (5), 2003 (5), 2004 (5), 2005 (5), 2006 (6), 2007 (6), 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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