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 £50 returnable deposit on bookings, rreturned in full if the hall is left clean and tidy. 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
10th Jan 2017 19.00-20.00 Pilates sessions. Every Tuesday. Come along and join up.
16th Oct 2017 17.30-18.30 DUE TO PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCES CAROLE CANNOT START THE CLASSES FOR A FEW WEEKS - WATCH THIS SPACE. Dance and Fitness session. Do you like 'Strictly Come Dancing'?   Would you like to learn some of the steps and get fit at the same time?   Classes every week at Blindcrake Village Hall.  Suitable for adults and secondary-school students (minimum age 11).  £5/session with loyalty-card scheme once the classes are started; this first session is free. For more information, please contact Carole on 07487 224910.
3rd Dec 2017 19.30 Christmas Candlelit Concert at Isel Church. Tickets on the door at £5, to include refreshments, or else from Billy Bowmans (Cockermouth), Margaret Mossop (01900 823492) or Ann Thompson (01900 823763).
10th Dec 2017 16.00 Carol Service at Isel Church.
11th Dec 2017 19.00 Christmas Draw Night - music, mulled wine and mince pies, not to mention lots of great raffle prizes including a meal and a tea for two and much else. And more importantly it is FREE ENTRY! Any questions email villagehall@blindcrake.org.uk.
14th Dec 2017 Bridekirk School Disco.
17th Dec 2017 Children's Committee - Christmas Party.
24th Dec 2017 21.00 Christmas Eve Communion Service at Isel Church.
6th Jan 2018 20.00-23.00 The Evening Inn  Evening Inn Village Pub.  Come along for cask beers, fine wine and amazing craic! And not forgetting the inevitable Pub Quiz too.
20th Jan 2018 19.30 Parish Council Meeting. All parishioners are welcome to attend. There is an opportunity at the beginning of the meeting to raise any local issue of concern.
27th Jan 2018 Burns Night Supper. Further details coming soon.
3rd Feb 2018 20.00-23.00 Evening Inn Village Pub.  Come along for cask beers, fine wine and amazing craic! And not forgetting the inevitable Pub Quiz too.
28th Feb 2018 12.00-19.00 United Utilities Exhibition - information and plans regarding the pipeline works.