About BLADE

Barnham Leisure and Amenities Development Enterprise (BLADE) is all about Barnham people helping Barnham people!

Comprising local people of all ages and from across the village, BLADE is an ambitious local event organising and fund-raising group dedicated to improving life and amenities in the village.

Since its formation BLADE has already achieved considerable success for Barnham:

  • Over £100,000 has been raised through staging local events, large and small
  • Grant funding of nearly £200,000 has been secured from The Big Lottery Fund, SITA Trust and LEADER
  • Major new community facilities have been planned, built and opened
    • The new Community Park at Murrells Filed
    • The new Childrens Play Area
    • The new ‘Barnham Game Zone’, hard-surfaced multi-use games area
  • Plans are well advanced to construct a new £1million Community Hall

History of BLADE

the background to BLADE

History of BLADE

BLADE began life in the late 1990s, when two surveys, carried out in 1992 and 1994 by the former Barnham Residents Association, revealed a desire among villagers for playing fields, a community centre, leisure park, youth club, and children’s play area.

BLADE – Lending a Hand

How to get involved

BLADE – Lending a Hand

Dozens of local people get involved in organizing and staging events and activities locally... All with the aim of raising funds for local facilities, generating a great community spirit and having a good time!

BLADE - 200 Club

What would You do with £1,000?

BLADE - 200 Club

The BLADE 200 Club is operated by The Barnham Leisure & Amenities Development Enterprise (BLADE) to raise funds for the new Barnham Community Hall and recreational facilities in Murrells Field.

 

BLADE - What We Do

Find out what we do

BLADE - What We Do

BLADE runs many fundraising events including Quiz Nights, Village Fairs, Bonfire & Firework Nights, Music Events, Dog Shows, Childrens Parties and many more. Through this we have provided an excellent new Community Park for our village.

BLADE – Charity Details

The objects of the charity

BLADE – Charity Details

BLADE is dedicated to improving life and amenities in the village of Barnham. An ambitious and successful charitable organization, BLADE has already achieved a great deal for the village with considerable success in fund-raising, event organization and, importantly, the provision of new local facilities.

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