TOUR OF BRITAIN 2016 On Monday the 5th of September 2016, stage 2 of the Tour of Britain Cycle Race comes to Allerdale.  Starting in Carlisle the tour will arrive at Hesket New Market (Sprint) at approximately 12.43pm and Caldbeck at approximately 12.46pm.  For a full map, times and details of related events please see http://www.allerdale.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/tour-of-britain.aspx

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  March 2016. Review of ‘Alice, the Musical’ It is now 20 years since I first saw a Caldbeck Players children’s show and I have seen every one since. But I have no hesitation in saying that “Alice, the Musical”, performed in Caldbeck Village Hall last month, was without doubt the best. The adaptation of

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Caldbeck Players : Tom, Dick and Harry : A Report Ken Woolfenden lay in a wheelbarrow, apparently unconscious, Alastair Macfadzean climbed out from inside a sofa bed and Jennifer Collard fell out through a window not once but three times. These antics all happened in the farce Tom, Dick and Harry by Ray and Michael

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Carol Singing around Caldbeck Parish – the 73rd year. The evening of 22nd December was ideal for carol singing, a dry evening and not too cold. The rain didn’t start until we were on our way back to the Chapel for mince pies and hot drinks! Two groups sang their way around the village of

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The St Kentigern’s Church Flower Festival, held over the Bank Holiday weekend of 22, 23, 24, 25 May, raised a wonderful £9,307.20 for church funds. The Reverend Malcolm Riches expressed his sincere thanks to Margaret Brough who co-ordinated the Flower Festival and to everyone involved. In his email of thanks to everyone he commented: Not

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The Returning Officer for Allerdale Borough Council has announced the results of the uncontested election for Caldbeck Electoral Parish. The new Parish Councillors are: Norman Atkinson, Tim Cartmell, Angela Glendinning, Alastair Macfadzean, Ian Shaw, Colin Smithson, Alan Tyson.

‘The Spice of Life’ CALDBECK Players is a prolific amateur dramatic group that has contributed immensely to the life of the village and area for many years. Their latest production ‘An All Ages (7-77) Variety Show’ displayed once again that the Players can turn their talents to almost anything and put on a show.The show

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