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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: 2002 (5), 2003 (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)

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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