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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.

Email: helenguiding@live.co.uk
Phone: 01803 851309

Access 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.

Email: ace@southdevon.ac.uk

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.

Email: sycamore112@hotmail.co.uk
Phone: 01803 858018

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.

Contact Julia Lee by:

Email: Jlee1512@gmail.com
Phone: 01803 431560

Brixham Battery Heritage Centre

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.

Fishcombe Hill,
Brixham,
Devon, TQ5 8RU

Phone: 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!

Email: lewendonsue@gmail.com
Phone: 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.

Email: info@brixhampiratefestival.co.uk

Brixham Chamber of Commerce

Town Hall,
New Road,
Brixham, TQ5 8TA

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

Email: 2725maher@armymail.mod.uk
Phone: 07713667715

Dart Sailability

The charity enables anybody with any disability to enjoy sailing, boating and social activities on the River Dart. Based at Dartside Quay in Galmpton, the organisation is run by volunteers and is always looking for more helpers! No experience for either sailing or volunteering is necessary. Sailing begins in May 2022 but social events take place throughout the year. It costs about £25,000 pa to keep our sailors afloat so sponsors and donations are very welcome.

Email: info@dartsailability.org

Phone: 07800910413

Brixham Does Care

Brixham Does Care is a registered befriending charity founded in 1978, which attempts to combat loneliness, isolation and despair.

Old Market Hall,
New Road,
Brixham, TQ5 8TA

Email: admin@brixhamdoescare.co.uk
Phone: 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.

Email: clarke1959ra@gmail.com

Phone: 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.

Email: lesleyandjohn@fsmail.net

Phone: 01803 850654

Friends of Furzeham

Community group looking after the Furzeham area of Brixham

Email: carole.morey@southdevon.ac.uk

Phone: 01803 853316

Brixham Future CIC

A `Not for Profit` organization that seeks to deliver small scale,quick win.low cost micro-regeneration projects or events that enhance the community.

We delivered local wall murals to enhance spaces, WW1&WW2 commemorative steel `shadows` art projectsand will total 100 FREE public activities,displays,exhibitions,parades etc with our 75th Anniversary celebrations of D-Day and VE Day for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Tel: 01803 852270

Email: johnjosephmbrennan@hotmail.co.uk

 

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.

Email: Smudgers@aol.com

Phone: 01803 267550