Heritage Open Day 2017

We are now planning for the national Heritage Open Day on Saturday 9th September when St Katharine’s Church will be open from 10-4pm. There will be lots of information, photographs and special things to look at, so do call in during the day and enjoy a browse. The Tower Ringing...

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FOSK – Friends of St Katharine’s

Friends of St. Katharine’s are holding a Strawberry cream tea & Prosecco Afternoon from 2-4pm (coffee and tea are available too) On Saturday 12th August At Sylvia & Graham Moss’s garden, in Blackrod £6.50 each Tickets available from FOSK members  

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Coach Trip to Trentham Gardens

Thursday 21st September Depart 9.30am Cost of trip plus entry to gardens £20   Sylvia Gregory is taking bookings with payment. If you wish to hire a wheelchair please let me know at time of booking. The coach should be back in the village by 5.30pm. Last bookings and payment...

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Friends of St Katharine’s (FOSK)

FOSK present a QUIZ NIGHT with a ‘Blackrod Swindle Raffle’ At BLACKROD CRICKET CLUB on FRIDAY 9th JUNE @ 7.30pm Ploughman’s Platter Supper £7.50 Maximum team of 4. Tickets are on sale from members of FOSK — Sarah Skinner, Margaret Sumner, Sylvia or Graham Moss, Jennie Jones and David &...

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May Plant Sale 2017

May Blossoms! Saturday 13th May from 10.00am in church Hanging Baskets and Bedding Plants Refreshments Our monthly coffee morning is combined with the annual Plant Sale will be held on Saturday 13th May – come early and you’ll have lots of choice – starts at 10am on the dot! Plants...

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Wave of Prayer-Thy Kingdom Come 25 May to 4 June 2017

THY KINGDOM COME is a nationwide time of prayer supported by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York between Ascension Day and Pentecost [25th May – 4th June]. We are taking part and some of our churches across the team are opening their doors to offer space and time to pray....

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Rhapsody News – May 2017

Following the success of their childrens’ shows Rhapsody are staging their first adult production   Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn on Friday 19 May – Sun 21 May Tickets are £8.00 each from ticketsource.co.uk/rhapsody Or can be ordered from Heather (693609) Come along to St Andrew’s Place and support local theatre...

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Elaine’s Coach Trip

The date for your diary is Saturday 20th May and the destination is Cartmel and the Priory, stopping on the way for coffee at Carnforth Railway Station (the setting for the film “Brief Encounter”).  The coach leaves from St Katharine’s at 9am and returns about 6pm.  The cost is £11...

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Blackrod Scarecrow Festival Updates 2017

02/08/17 Well we were lucky once again with our British weather and enjoyed near perfect conditions once the early drizzle had disappeared. Business was very brisk throughout the village as visitors got around as many of the wonderful creations as they could. The two schools and the Methodist Church raised...

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