Brixham

If you have something that will be of interest to over 50’s let us know by email


 

BrixhamMinglesApril19Mingles Night

Wednesday 24th April – 7:30pm-9:30pm

Hosted by Brixham Community Builders, upstairs in Brixham Rugby Club (bar will be open)

Age is just a number

Come and meet new friends

For over 50’s who are “young at heart”

Single people, couples & small groups. Everyone is welcome to join in

Contact Rosemary 07703 715229 or Victoria on 07469 660873 for more information

£2 suggested donation, o cover cost of renting the room

54433559_1756944851118429_6079596649246621696_o.jpgSocial Morning with Community Builder

Hello, over 50 and living alone? Spend lots of time at home alone? Why not come along to…

Social Morning – Join others in a similar situation – Come and chat over a hot drink and biscuits

at Brixham Cricket Club, North Boundary Road, TQ5 8LH, 10:30am-12:30pm on the 1st Thursday of each month.

Families & carers welcome, transport can be provided.

A Brixham Community Builders event – please call Rosemary 07703 715229 for more info, or if you are joining us.

Drum WorkshopDrum Torbay

Join James & Drum Torbay for their world, roots, drum & percussion workshops at Lupton House, Brixham Road, TQ5 0LD, Mondays 7pm-8:30pm from 18th March. Open to all.

Contact James to book a drum, or bring your own.

£6.50 to take part.

Phone 07540 077297 or email drumtorbay@gmail.com

 

Volunteers needed for “Active in Nature” project

If you are a keen, friendly, passionate person and you enjoy helping to get others in your community healthy and active, then becoming an “Active in Nature” volunteer might be fore you!

We know that volunteers are hugely important to help others in your communities have confidence and motivation to get out and about to join local active groups. As a volunteer you will connect, inspire and support people to take their first steps into activity, alongside helping to shape the content and delivery of these outdoor walks. All training will be provided with the opportunity to learn and develop new skills.

To find out more or to become a volunteer, please contact Chloe – call: 01803 696244 email: chloe@countryside-trust.org.uk

Bollywood Dance Fitness Class
Every Monday 7pm – 8pm @The Edge, Bolton Street TQ5 9DH. Contact Nicola 07783 787369. £5.

Acoustic Music workshop

Free weekly workshop, every Saturday, 12pm-3pm at The Edge, Brixham.

Open to singers, anyone who’d like to play an instrument, or open to learning how to play.

Brixham YES Community meal

Every Tuesday, 1pm-2:30pm at The Edge, Brixham. £4.50 for 2 courses and a cuppa. Bok or pot luck.

Call 01803 851414 or email bxyes@hotmail.com to book.

Community meal, includes weekly specials such as cottage pie, homity pie, lasagne, etc.

Chilli and vegan chilli soup, as well as crumble always available.

Create  your own Dreamcatcher workshop

Wednesdays, 1pm-3:30pm at The Edge, Brixham. Contact Victoria Campbell for more info: 07469660873 or victoriacampbell@torbaycdt.org.uk

Job Club

Mondays and Fridays, 11am-12:30pm, The Edge,  Brixham.

Tea & Sympathy

Have you lost someone? Are you grieving? Lonely? We are gathering people like you, to make friends, get and offer support, all for the price of a cuppa, cake is optional.

Come and join us for a cuppa, doesn’t have to be tea,  chat and a bit more.

1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, 2pm-3:30pm.

The Edge, Brixham.

Yestoriation – Gardening assistance

Do you have a garden that you are struggling to manage?

Our young volunteers at The Edge are seeking opportunities to get out into the community and help make a difference.

If you believe you may quality for our help then please contact us with a brief description of your circumstances, and if possible, a photograph of the site.

Call 01803 851414, email bxyes@hotmail.com, or post to The Youth Enquiry Service, The Edge, Bolton Street, Brixham, TQ5 9DH

Simply Yoga

Practise Yoga with Victoria Campbell at The Edge, Brixham.

Mondays – 5:30pm
Tuesdays – 8:30pm
Wednesdays – 10am
Fridays – 5pm & 6pm
Sundays – 10:30am

For more info, contact Victoria – 07469 660873 or victoriacampbell@torbaycdt.org.uk

Yu-Gi-Oh! Card game club

Tuesdays 3pm-4:30pm, The Edge, Brixham.

Open Mic Night

Second friday of the month, 8pm-10pm, Function Room, Brixham Town Hall.

Entry £3

Performers & BTCIO members £2

Fully licensed bar

BDC’s Bingo Group

Every Tuesday, 2pm-4pm, Brixham Does Care.

£2 per person, plus cost of play books and includes refreshments.

For more details, call 01803 857727

BDC’s Bridge Group

Every Friday, starting at 10:30am, Brixham Does Care.

£2 per person, including refreshments.

Call 01803 857727 for more info.

BDC’s Colour & Chat group

Every Thursday, 10:30am-12:30pm, Brixham Does Care.

£2 per person, including refreshments.

Call 01803 857727 for more info.

BDC’s Knit & Natter group

Every Tuesday, 10:30am-12:30pm, Brixham Does Care.

£2 per person, includes refreshments.

Call 01803 857727 for more info.

BDC’s Knit Together group

Every Wednesday, 10:30am-12:30pm, Brixham Does Care.

£2 per person, including refreshments.

Call 01803 857727 for more info.

BDC’s Ladies’ Group

Three Wednesdays every month, 2pm-4pm, Brixham Does Care.

£2 per person, includes refreshments.

Call 01803 857727 for more info.

BDC’s Lunch Club

Every Thursday, starting at 1pm, Brixham Conservative Club.

£6 per person for 2 courses.

Call 01803 857727 for more info.

BDC’s Scrabble group

Every Wednesday, 2pm-4pm, Brixham Does Care.

Beginners welcome.

£2 per person, includes cup of tea or coffee.

Call 01803 857727 for more info.

BDC’s Scribble & Giggle group

Every Monday, 10am-12pm, Brixham Does Care.

£2 per person, includes refreshments.

Call 01803 857727 for more info.

BDC’s Support

Every Tuesday, 2pm-4pm, Brixham Does Care.

£2 per person, includes refreshments.

Call 01803 857727 for more info.

50778332_2287957064784462_2077547522993160192_nBrixham events & festivals 2019

Brixham Pirate Festival, 4th-6th May (Harbour and Quay)
A swashbuckling mix of practical fun and entertainment for the whole family. Become a Brixham Pirate, Arrrh!

Brixfest, 25th-29th May (Harbour, Quay and Town Centre)
An amazing, award-winning family festival full of music, events, fireworks and so much more…

Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta, 25th-26th May (Harbour and Torbay)
A spectacular sailing event which has its roots in the 1800’s, a wonderful chance to see sail at its best.

75th Anniversary of D-Day, 1st-9th June (Brixham Harbour and Town)
A series of events reflecting life in Brixham during the 1940’s and marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Brixham Trawler Race, 15th June (Harbour and Torbay)
Local and international fishing boats battle it out with laps around Torbay accompanied by fun in Brixham Harbour.

Brixham Yacht Club Regatta, 26th-29th July (Brixham and Torbay)
See the very best in Devon sailing with over 30 boats competing

Torbay Steam Fair, 2nd-4th August (Opposite Brixham Park & Ride)
Working steam and vintage gathering, a large event suitable for all. A local visitors’ must do!

Brixham Veteran & Gig Club Regatta, 3rd-4th August (Brixham Breakwater)
Races take place off Breakwater Beach, by the lifeboat station. Exciting, fun and furious – a real test of strength and stamina.

Torbay Lifeboat Seaside Special, 11th August (Harbour, Quay &  Lifeboat Station)
A great day of waterside activities and events around Brixham’s Lifeboat station. All for charity.

Brixham Society Arts Show, 17th-24th (Brixham Scala Hall)
A superb Art Show displaying outstanding works by local artists, any of which can be bought.

England’s Seafood Feast, 20th September-6th October (Brixham & Torbay)
A seafood sense and taste experience, with a chance to eat, celebrate and experience the sea and seafood at its best.

Lights, Lanterns & ‘Luminations, 23rd November (Town and Quay)
Brixham lights up in its own amazing way. Lantern Parade, Christmas Markets and Fireworks. Christmas starts here!

Regular Events:

Easter-October:

Arts & Crafts Markets: Wednesday and Saturday (Quay)
Handmade Arts and Crafts and so much more. Wonderful atmosphere, come and spend the day with us!

Town Market: 2nd & 4th Sundays of the Month (Fore Street)
Food, crafts and local traders. Come and see what delights await at this “Food Lovers” market.

Fish Market Tours (Booking essential – bfmt2014@gmail.com)
Come and see Brixham’s world famous fish market in action, a behind the scenes look at our amazing fishing industry.

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