Brixham Town Council

Town Hall, New Road
Brixham
Devon TQ5 8TA
Tel: 01803 859678
info@brixhamtowncouncil.gov.uk

Other Community Organisations

13th Torbay Sea Scout Group
Contact Alex Edinborough
kaa13th@gmail.com
Tel: 01803 315661

4th Brixham Brownies
4th Brixham Brownies meet on a Friday evening at St Margaret Clitherow school during term time. We have a varied programme which has included rock climbing, swimming, knitting, playing games and working towards badges. We run one or two residential events each year including a popular sleepover in the school hall!
We have places for girls aged seven to ten.
Brownies are part of Girlguiding which is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK.



helenguiding@live.co.uk
www.girlguiding.org.uk/joinus
Tel: 01803 851309

Acess to Community Education (ACE)
ACE is a unique organisation which caters for adults with a physical disability. Each week during term-time we offer classes/activities starting with swimming on a Monday at Brixham's Admiral Pool. At South Devon College we offer a Thursday social morning which is led by members and followed by lunch. Thursday afternoon classes are sportmobility, and drawing and painting. Swimming, sportmobility and drawing and painting are taught by South Devon College tutors and supported by a care worker. Email, visit our website or visit us on Facebook: Access to Community Education.
ace@southdevon.ac.uk
www.ACETorbay.org

Admiral Swimming Centre
Indoor swimming pool at Higher Ranscombe Road, Brixham, Devon TQ5 9HF.

The Saloon is an attractive, carpeted room with a viewing window to the pool hall, wifi connection, and an attached 'Galley' with fridge and microwave. There are adjacent toilets and as it can be isolated from the poolside it is ideal to hire for a variety of purposes.
info@admiralswimmingcentre.co.uk
www.admiralswimmingcentre.co.uk
Tel: 01803 857151

Brixham Amateur Boxing Club
We are an amateur boxing club affiliated with England Boxing. Our qualified volunteer staff offer boxing sessions to young people from the age of 5yrs.
dave.watt@rocketmail.com
www.brixhamboxingclub.com
Tel: 07548 924188

Brixham and Paignton Stamp Club
Meet on the second Monday of the month at 7.15pm at Chestnut Community Centre, Poplar Avenue, Brixham (not July and August). We talk stamps, we display stamps, we see stamps. Free membership this year, and free refreshments mid-way through the evening. Loads of free on-street parking. Disabled access and toilet. Average age membership mid-70s, ladies and gentlemen members. Everyone welcome irrespective of age and knowledge.
sycamore112@hotmail.co.uk
Tel: 01803 858018

Brixham Archers
An archery club based in Brixham and Churston. We currently shoot indoors in a unit on Northfields Industrial Estate, and outdoors at Churston behind the Ford garage. We also have woods where members shoot at 3D targets. Archery is suitable for all ages, and most medical conditions can be accomodated
www.brixhamarchers.co.uk

Brixham Art Society
Brixham Art Society has a long tradition of encouraging local art lovers to immerse themselves in the creative process of drawing and painting. We all gain confidence from sharing ideas and encouraging each other. Members also have opportunities to exhibit their work at various exhibitions we hold throughout the year. We hold monthly demonstrations by talented professional artists at Brixham Rugby Club, Rea Barn Road, Brixham. Visitors are welcome at £3.50 per session. Membership is £22.50 and £16 for associate members. Enquiries to Julia Lee or just turn up to one of our demonstrations or exhibitions where someone will be on hand to advise you. Details on our website or find us on Twitter and Facebook.
Jlee1512@gmail.com
www.brixhamartsociety.co.uk
Tel: Julia Lee 01803 431560

Brixham Battery Heritage Centre
Fishcombe Hill
Brixham
Devon TQ5 8RU

The Brixham Battery Heritage Group was founded in 1999. We are a group of volunteers helping to restore the Brixham coastal defence battery built in 1940 and to provide on site information to the general public and other organisations.
www.brixhambattery.net
Tel: Battery Centre: 01803 852 449

Brixham Belles, plus One
A handbell group for adults, we meet every Wednesday evening from 7.30pm-8.30pm at St Mary's Church, Drew Street. An ability to read music is not essential as we use numbered scores however a commitment to meet every week and a willingness to perform in public helps. We aim to have fun so a sense of humour is essential!
lewendonsue@gmail.com
Tel: 07926971756

Brixham Buccaneers
The Brixham Buccaneers invite you to experience their swashbuckling pirate antics; most Thursdays during holiday season and as part of other events. They also organise the Brixham Pirate Festival.
info@brixhampiratefestival.co.uk
www.brixhambuccaneers.co.uk

Brixham Chamber of Commerce
Town Hall, New Road, Brixham, TQ5 8TA
www.brixhamchamber.co.uk/

Brixham Community Partnership
Brixham Community Partnership’s aim is to act as a multi-sector Community Partnership, working with Brixham Town Council and Torbay Council to add value and achieve a better quality of life for the local community.
Follow us on Facebook: Brix Communitypartnership
or twitter: @BrixhamCP
www.brixhaminfo.btik.com/

Brixham Cricket Club
Brixham Cricket Club has modern purpose built premises on North Boundary Road. We run one Saturday side, one Sunday team and play a number of evening 20/20 matches. Our youth teams play in the South Devon league. Cricket practice is every Tuesday for adults, every Wednesday for the 14/19 age groups and every Friday for under 11 and under 13. 6.30pm start in all cases. New players are welcomed at the ground or phone the club secretary, Phil Gregory.
gregory1947pw@yahoo.co.uk
http://www.brixhamcricketclub.co.uk/
Tel: Club Secretary 01803 855 766

Brixham Detachment, Devon Army Cadet Force
Brixham Detachment, Devon Army Cadet Force is an MOD-sponsored youth organisation for young people aged between 12 and 18. The Detachment parades at our unit on Mount Pleasant Road every Tuesday and Thursday between 7pm and 9pm, helping young people have fun whilst learning skills and gaining experiences. Come along or get in touch to find out more!
2725maher@armymail.mod.uk
www.facebook.com/pg/brixhamarmycadets/
Tel: 07713667715

Brixham Development Academy
At Brixham Development Academy we aim to bring the best quality football coaching to Brixham! We do this through our FA qualified coaches and through our different schemes to help you get the best for your children. We offer a range of different services such as school clubs, development camps, development days and more! We also have great links with clubs to give your children the opportunity to play within a team.
brixhamdevelopmentacademy@gmail.com
facebook.com/brixhamdevelopmentacademy

Brixham Does Care
Old Market Hall, New Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8TA. Brixham Does Care is a registered befriending charity founded in 1978, which attempts to combat loneliness, isolation and despair.
admin@brixhamdoescare.co.uk
www.brixhamdoescare.co.uk/
Tel: (01803) 857727

Brixham Fairtrade Working Group
Brixham first achieved Fairtrade Town status in Feb 2015 and again in 2016. This has brought people together, boosted civic pride and offered an opportunity for local people to act together to make a difference. Brixham Fairtrade Working Group was set up to ensure the Fairtrade Town campaign continues to develop and gain new support from people, businesses, schools and local organisations. We are active within the community, putting on events and raising awareness. So please continue to support the work of Brixham Fairtrade Working Group by whenever possible buying Fairtrade goods from our local businesses and using them in your organisation thereby helping other countries to have a better quality of life. You will find Fairtrade coffee, tea, herbal teas, chocolate, cocoa, sugar, bananas, dried fruit, juices, nuts, wines and cotton wool in Brixham. To join in with Brixham's Fairtrade campaign or to register yourself as a Fairtrade supporter in the directory then please get in touch with our Secretary, Rosemary Clarke or join us on https://www.facebook/fairtradebrixham


clarke1959ra@gmail.com
https://www.facebook/fairtradebrixham
Tel: 01803 855 766

Brixham Family Group
Leisure area for small children and young families, based in Higher Brixham, Rowan Avenue, near Chestnut Primary School. Open all day, approx. 10 to 4 pm.
lesleyandjohn@fsmail.net
Tel: 01803 850654

Brixham Gig Club
Cornish Pilot Gig Rowing Club situated in Brixham for all ages juniors and adults. Brixham Gig Club launched their first training boat in 2012 and have raised funds for a racing gig which competes all over the South West during the season. We have around 100 members who are involved both race and social rowing and are raising funds for a second wooden racing gig.
brixhamgig@gmail.com
www.brixhamgigclub.com
Tel: 07503 215 422 Caroline Dadley

Brixham Girls Rugby
Girls Rugby is open to girls aged 13 to 18. Training takes place at the Rugby Club, 18:00 to 19:00 on a Tuesday during the rugby season. The season starts in September.
jcmoss@hotmail.co.uk
http://www.brixhamrfc.co.uk/teams/158499

Brixham Good Companions
We are a friends club. We meet the first Friday of the month at the United Reformed Church. We have speakers, music, and visiting choirs. We also have 6 outings a year, and in December we go for our Christmas lunch. All welcome.
rosapat7@icloud.com
Tel: 01803 851537

Brixham Heritage Museum
The Old Police Station, New Road, Brixham, Devon TQ5 8LZ
mail@brixhamheritage.org.uk
www.brixhamheritage.org.uk
Tel: 01803 856267

Brixham Ladies Forum
Brixham Ladies Forum (founded 1969) holds fortnightly meetings on Tuesdays at the Catholic Church Hall, New Road, Brixham from 10:00am to 11:45am. Tea and coffee served. Speakers.
Contact Val Ellery
Tel: 01803 854 928

Brixham Messy Church
For all the family, songs, games, stories, crafts, activities and food, Fridays once a month (usually the 2nd Friday but do check), St Mary's Church, Higher Brixham, 3.45 to 6 pm.
ra_lawilliams@hotmail.com
Tel: 01803 883489

Brixham Model Engineering and Craft Society
Contact Edgar Lawrence
Tel: 854416

Brixham Operatic and Dramatic Society
Cavern Hill, Brixham
Contact Jean Reid for details on membership and forthcoming shows.
jeanreid1@talktalk.net
www.boads.co.uk

Brixham Orpheus Male Voice Choir
An enthusiastic amateur male voice choir proudly singing for various charities.

Choir Secretary: David Brown

orpheus@aol.co.uk
http://www.brixham-orpheus-choir.co.uk/
Tel: 01803 361 294

Brixham Sea Rangers- SRS/CSRS Churchill
Girls uniformed youth group,aged 9-21. We offer all forms of Nautical Activities, including, rowing,canoeing/kayaking and swimming in the summer. Badge work, water safety, knot work, 1st Aid, cooking etc in the winter. We have lots of fun & adventure on & off the water & is great for friendship & team building DAY/TIME: Wednesdays 6.00-9.00pm

stephanieluscombe@hotmail.co.uk
Tel: 01803 855182

Brixham Soroptimists
Contact Pam Evans
Tel: 01803 853570

Brixham Sports Centre
At Brixham Community College, open to all.
Contact Jeff Gilbert
Tel: 01803 883388

Brixham Theatre CIO
Brixham Theatre, the largest live entertainment venue in Brixham, South Devon. Hosting a wide variety of live music and entertainment all year round.
www.brixhamtheatre.uk
Tel: 01803 415987

Brixham Town Band
We are a traditional town brass band. We play for fun and have a busy calendar including Christmas and summer quayside concerts. We encourage and train players of any ability and ages. The training band is for beginners from 8 to 70+, on Thursday evenings, 6.30pm at the Friends Centre, Penn Lane. The main band meets on a Monday at 7.45pm also at the Friends Centre and then Thursday at 7.45pm. Tuition is free and we can provide instruments.
marvid17@icloud.com
www.brixhamtownband.co.uk
Tel: 01803 853539

Brixham Women's Institute
The WI, inspiring women. Meetings held at Brixham Rugby Club every third Thursday in the month, 2.15 to 4.30pm.
maryconstance40@yahoo.co.uk
Tel: 01803 850440

Brixham YES
Brixham Youth Enquiry Service (YES) is a local charity which supports young people in our community.
Contact Christine Guy
bxyes.org/
Tel: 01803 851414

Friends of Furzeham
Community group looking after the Furzeham area of Brixham
carole.morey@southdevon.ac.uk
Tel: 01803 853316

Galmpton Craft Bee
We are a friendly group of crafters that meet alternate Tuesday and Wednesdays each week at either the Barn Chapel or Flavel Hall in Galmpton between 9 - 12. Come along with your current crafting project and enjoy a morning of tea, biscuits and chat. We also try to do the same projects and all learn some new skills together. Please give a call for further information.
Smudgers@aol.com
Tel: 01803 267550

Lions Club of Brixham
We are a service organisation, fundraising for Brixham and Torbay groups. We meet the first Tuesday of the month at the Berry Head Hotel at 7.30pm. New members always welcome.
cmbeasley@fsmail.net
www.brixhamlions.org.uk
Tel: 07985462995

Lupton Trust
Lupton House, Brixham Road, Churston Ferrers, TQ5 0LD. (Please note, if trying to find Lupton House using a satnav, the postcode can sometimes take you to a non accessible entrance. May be better to follow the directions on the Lupton Trust website.)
janet@discoverlupton.com
www.discoverlupton.com/
Tel: 01803 845800

Muir Festival HQ Limited
Creats festival with in devon and kent and support autistic people
thomas.muir@muirltd.co.uk
Tel: 01622661266

Pilgrim of Brixham BM45
Brixham sailing trawler built 1895. Various volunteering opportunities incl sailing, maintainance, woodwork, egineering and shore based support. Sailing on a big red sailed wooden vessel. No experience required and great food. Short trip or longer. Easter to October. Single berth or whole boat charter. All proceeds to preserve heritage of vessel typical of local victorian fleet.
Info@pilgrimofbrixham.co.uk
www.pilgrimofbrixham.co.uk
Tel: 01803 858148

Play Torbay
A small charity which provides free play opportunities for children and young people across the bay. Free training opportunities for the whole community.
admin@playtorbay.org.uk
www.playtorbay.org.uk
Tel: 01803 850157

Pride in Brixham
A group of volunteers working with the Brixham Harbourmaster and his staff around the Area of Harbour Estates. Throughout the year they raise funds through holding coffee mornings and summer fayre etc and to end off the year they organise the Brixham Christmas Carnival.
www.torcom.org.uk/groups/pride-brixham-volunteers

Quay Harmony
Contact Janet (Secretary)
Tel: 01803 851991

Riveria Singers
A local female voice choir enthusiastically singing for various charities. Contact Christine, Secretary.
www.riviera-singers-brixham.co.uk
Tel: 01803 883 886

Rotary Club of Brixham
We support local charities and international needs, working within the community. We meet in the evening on the second and fourth Tuesdays in the month at Brixham Yacht Club.
homepark@hotmail.com
www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=1022
Tel: 01803 842451

Shoalstone Outdoor Pool
Berry Head Rd, Brixham TQ5 9AE
www.shoalstonepool.com

St Mary's Badminton Club
We play every Tuesday evening in the Sport's Hall at Brixham Leisure Centre (access from Lyte's Road behind Brixham Community College)from 7pm to 9pm. The current charge is £3 per session. We welcome players of all ages but cannot unfortunately accommodate beginners. Please contact Jacqui Tucker.
jacqui008@hotmail.com
Tel: 01803 857 016

St Mary's Park Friends Group
Our aims are to protect and preserve our local park.
We have also upgraded play equipment and installed an Exercise Trail and held various Community events in the past.
hartmegananddave@yahoo.co.uk
Tel: 01803 858023

Swashbuckle Folk and Shanty Group
Contact John Turk
Tel: 01803 856547

The SeaGalls
5 ladies who sing a cappella, songs, modern, folk, shanties, quirky and fun, and Xmas songs.
Proud winners of The Teignmouth Cup,Torbay and South West of England Festival,Palace Theatre. Sung at The Dartmouth Music Fest, twice, Help4Heroes, Diabetes,Cheshire Home,W.I. @next years Pirate Fest, and The Lifeboat. Sang at The Mayors garden party at the Spanish Barn. We would love to sing for Brixham's Christmas and maybe other events. All we ask is minimal expenses. (e.g. parking, a drink/snack.)
alixart@btinternet.com
www.seagalls.wordpress.com
Tel: 07846860973

The South Devon Players theatre & film company
Based in Brixham since 2006. We are a nonprofit group of dedicated, ambitious performers, of all ages, who are working on creating careers in theatre and film, & showcasing the very real talent that exists in Torbay.
We welcome new members, who share our aims, & who, regardless of previous experience, want to join a lively, friendly, hardworking team of performers, hone old skills & develop new ones, and create professional quality new stage and film productions based on local history & legends
southdevonplayers@gmail.com
www.southdevonplayers.com
Tel: 07855 090589

Torbay & Devon Jobsite
A local webpage community for people in Torbay to post local jobs to local people. Free to use for all local people.
tdj@erjobs.co.uk
www.facebook.com/TorbayEmployment
Tel: 01803 618889

Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust
Torbay Council funding cuts to conservation charity.
The Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust (TCCT) manages Torbay’s green spaces, woodlands, nature reserves, beaches and the SW coast path. The Trust has always been part funded by Torbay Council to do this, Torbay Council are now proposing to remove this funding without public consultation.

The Trust cannot continue to manage Torbay's green spaces as they currently do without this funding.

The TCCT mission statement says it all - 'to protect land, conserve nature and strengthen the bonds between people and the natural world of Torbay.'

Noel Hughes, Countryside Officer at Berry Head National Nature Reserve commented “If you feel as passionately about Torbay’s countryside as we do then take action and sign the petition.” (CLOSES BY THE 15TH OCTOBER)

Link to the e-petition: http://tinyurl.com/ol8q3qe

www.countryside-trust.org.uk/save-our-torbay

Torbay Community Bus Association Ltd
We run a community not for profit bus service every evening from Brixham to Furzeham and Wall Park and also an hourly evening service from Brixham to Kingswear. We are all volunteers and are always looking for more help, not necessarily drivers.
brixhambus@aol.com
www.mybus.org.uk
Tel: 07875336672

Vigilance of Brixham Preservation Company Ltd
Vigilance is a restored 78 foot heritage sailing ketch based in Brixham, Devon, England.
mikeagilbert@btopenworld.com

VisualEyes Torbay
Formerly Brixham Blind and Visually Impaired Club, we are now VisualEyes Torbay, a sight impaired charity based in Brixham. Meeting on the first Monday of each month between 2pm and 4pm at the United Reform Church Hall, New Road, Brixham.


Tel: Chris Sumer 01803 853 959

Woody's Wildlife Walks
Short walks around the Brixham peninsula looking at all aspects of wildlife - flowers, trees, butterflies, dragonflies, fungi, folklore and mythology. Meet every Wednesday, 10a m to 12.30pm. Usually finish off in a cafe at Berry Head, Lupton, Churston, Stoke Gabriel, Broadsands etc. These are short slow walks stopping frequently to look closely at whatever catches our eyes.
nigelwood12@gmail.com
www.nigelwoodecology.co.uk
Tel: 01803 851991

Youth Genesis
Based at Brixham United Reformed Church, we are a charity founded by churches in Torbay to work with young people in the community to inspire them with a vision for life.
Contact Jon Oliverio
jon@brixhamurc.org
Tel: 01803 853794

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