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.

Andy Prickett, Chairman of the Council



All events are held in Blindcrake Village Hall unless otherwise stated. The cost of hiring the village hall is £7 per hour (£3.50 for half-hour) for meetings, classes or workshops and £10 per hour for parties and events. There is a returnable deposit on bookings (£50-£100, depending on event), returned in full if the hall is left clean and tidy. For bookings, please text 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
19.00-20.00 Pilates sessions. Every Tuesday. Come along and join up.
23rd Mar 2019 20.00-23.00 The Evening Inn  Evening Inn Village Pub.  Come along for cask beers, fine wine and amazing craic! And this month - LIVE MUSIC with singer Geneva.
29th Mar 2019 19.00 National Parks of the Western USA. Slide show by Rod Moore, in aid of Isel Church. Donations on the door.
13th Apr 2019 10.30-16.30 Bread-making for Beginners. One-day course to learn hand-baking of bread. £25 including lunch, age 15 upwards. Places limited to 10. Contact Rachel on 07503 763590 (text message please). There will be a repeat workshop for families later in the year.
26th Apr 2019 19.00 Village Hall Ceilidh, with the Allerdale Fiddlers. Dance (or listen) to toe-tapping music! Profits to village hall funds and Hospice At Home. £7 adult; £5 u-17; £20 family ticket (2+2) - to include finger buffet. All are welcome and a bar will be available.
2nd May 2019 07.00-22.00 Notice of Election of Parish Councillors. For the statutory notification notice please see under Council>Publications.
Election Image Notice 
2nd May 2019 07.00 The Nominations for Parish Councillors are listed in a document on the Council>Publications webpage
9th May 2019 19.30 Polar bear
Beyond The Arctic Circle
. Talk and slide show of an expedition to the Norwegian arctic islands of Svalbard by Dr Keith Snell. Polar bears and much much more! Entrance £3.00 adults, accompanied children free. In aid of the Village Hall refurbishment fund.
13th May 2019 19.30 Parish Council meeting. All parishioners are welcome and may raise any relevant issues at the start of the meeting.
30th Jun 2019 10.30-16.30 Blindcrake Parish Garden Safari. Our annual extravaganza of open gardens takes place as usual in June. Further details to follow. Contact Rachel at villagehall@blindcrake.org.uk to volunteer for opening your garden or to help with teas etc in the village hall on the day.