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.
[citation of Chris Hall, in Northern Earth Mysteries
, No.47, Autumn 1991, p.16 - kakin' neet at Stannington]
Once a Year
[extract from Homer Sykes, 1977, pp.130-131 - Photo of a Dungworth caker]
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Last updated: 23/11/2015