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


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
29th Mar 2014 See Note from BBC under CLERK'S NOTES on the COUNCIL page. The BBC are looking for someone in our area willing to be the subject of a weekend house swop in a 'reality' programme. Check it out!
1st Apr 2014 19.30 Parochial Church Council meeting.
6th Apr 2014 10.00-17.00 Tai Chi session. Contact Jean & David Haines on 016973 44676 for more information.
12th Apr 2014 20.00-23.00 The Evening Inn  Evening Inn Village Pub - with the usual heady mix of craft ales and the tantalising pub quiz.
13th May 2014 19.15 Village Hall Management Committee AGM meeting.
19th May 2014 19.00 Parish Council AGM meeting - all parishioners welcome to attend.
22nd May 2014 08.00-20.00 European Elections Day - Voting booths in Village Hall
1st Jun 2014 tbc The Big Lunch - Village Picnic on the Green; more details to follow.
7th Jun 2014 19.30 THIRTEEN STARS gig. Solfest, Cockrock and now Blindcrake, this local band has a fast-growing reputation. Tickets £5 (order at villagehall@blindcrake.org.uk or pay on the door); bar available. Check them out at https://music.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/search/Thirteen+Stars/?utm_campaign=2013bandsintown&utm_medium=bandsintown&utm_source=bandsintown.com Who said rock'n'roll was dead!!
14th Jun 2014 10.30-12.00 Children's Committee Summer Fair. On the Village Green.
29th Jun 2014 10.30-16.30 COMING IN JUNE:    Blindcrake and Redmain Garden Safari, including Arts Trail and Classic Cars, is set for Sunday 29th June. More details to follow in due course.