Folk Play Links - Caking Night; Cakin' Neet (Cakers)

Compiled by C. Little



Some non-play customs and their practitioners have the same names as the plays and their actors. e.g. Cakers, Guisers, Mummers, Pace Eggers, Morris Dancers, Plough Bullocks, Soulers, Sword Dancers etc. This can be confusing.

Publications listed may be cited as well as full text.


South Yorkshire

001 * A Concise History of Stocksbridge, by Brenda Duffield, 1999 [internet only] [(November 1st)]
002 * Cakin' Neet [citation of Chris Hall, in Northern Earth Mysteries, No.47, Autumn 1991, p.16 - kakin' neet at Stannington]
003 * David Bocking Photos [Photo of a Stannington caker]
004 * Memories of Stocksbridge from Edith Lily Schofield (Mrs John A. Hogeland) [internet only] [(Halloween)]
005 * Once a Year [extract from Homer Sykes, 1977, pp.130-131 - Photo of a Dungworth caker]
006 * Sheffield Forum [Kay Kaying at Stocksbridge]

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