Welcome

On behalf of the Parish Council of Blindcrake, Welcome! Our Parish, which lies at the Northwestern limit of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, comprises the village of Blindcrake, the hamlets of Redmain and Sunderland, and Isel. This website provides details of the activities of the Parish Council, local events and general information.

David Roberts, Chairman of the Council

Events

All events are held in Blindcrake Village Hall unless otherwise stated. The cost of hiring the village hall meeting room is £7 per hour. For bookings, contact Rachel on 07503 763590 or by email at villagehall@blindcrake.org.uk. If any organisation would like future local events included in the listings, please contact the Parish Clerk.

Date Time Event
13th Sep 2014 C-Art in Blindcrake. The Blindcrake Artists Group (Joan Prickett, Michael and Mirja Dawson, Keith Snell and Bob Johnston) will again be participating in C-Art and will be opening their studios to visitors from 13 - 28 September. On each of the Sundays the Village Hall will also be open (14.00 - 16.30) for refreshments. Details of the exhibits and opening dates/times can be found at www.c-art.org.uk
21st Sep 2014 14.00-16.30 Sunday Afternoon Craft Fair with Refreshments. Tea/Coffee and cakes (50p per item) and a chat (free!). Craft items from local people will be for sale.
22nd Sep 2014 19.30 Parish Council Meeting. All parishioners are welcome to attend and may raise any relevant issues at the beginning of the meeting.
28th Sep 2014 14.00-16.30 Sunday Afternoon Craft Fair with Refreshments. Tea/Coffee and cakes (50p per item) and a chat (free!). Craft items from local people will be for sale.
28th Sep 2014 10.30 Harvest Festival in St Michael's Church, Isel. Gifts brought to thre service will be auctioned at the Harvest Supper.
29th Sep 2014 18.00 Harvest Supper and Auction. Pie & Peas supper to be followed by the auction of harvest fare. Tickets £5 (£2.50 for primary children) from Isel PCC members. All proceeds to Isel Church. 
10th Oct 2014 19.00 West Cumbria - A Trip Back in Time. Film show with refreshments (tea/coffee and biscuits) - £3 admission charge. Proceeds in aid of Isel Church.
11th Oct 2014 20.00-23.00 The Evening Inn  Evening Inn Village Pub. Come along and socialise, with the usual heady mix of craft beers, good craic and the ever-popular pub quiz.
25th Oct 2014 19.30 THEN THERE WERE SIX - gig by this popular local rock band, which has to be heard to be believed! Tickets on the door (adults £5; under 16s free); bar available. For a preview go to: https://www.facebook.com/thenthereweresixband?fref=ts
8th Nov 2014 20.00-23.00 Evening Inn Village Pub. Come along and socialise, with the usual heady mix of craft beers, good craic and the ever-popular pub quiz.
17th Nov 2014 19.30 Parish Council Meeting. All aprishioners are welcome to attend and may raise any relevant issues of concern at the beginning of the meeting.
22nd Nov 2014 PCC - Messy Church. Meet at Isel Church and help with tidying up.
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