Events – Page 2

FSB Conference Opportunities

There’s an opportunity for local businesses and market stallholders at the FSB conference in Torquay next year, March 23rd – 25th. The conference will feature a ‘market street’ area with sections for food and drink, ‘pampering’, business support services and general sales as below: A “pampering area” where they are looking for pedicurist, hairdresser and someone who… Read More »

Brixfest 2016

Dragon boat racing will feature for the first time at this year’s Brixfest. The free, family-friendly festival is being held in Brixham over the bank holiday weekend from May 28 to June 1, and will also have live music, fireworks, children’s activities and cooking demonstrations. Sophie Bower, chairman of this year’s festival, said: “We are thrilled… Read More »

Public Fish Market

One of the Chamber’s new projects for 2015 is the creation of a regular fish market open to the public to help increase footfall in Brixham. The 14th April is the tentative start date, which coincides with the opening date for the new Rockfish Restaurant. The market is planned to take place every Tuesday morning on the harbour… Read More »

Business Excellence Awards 2015

The 2015 Herald Express South Devon Business Excellence Awards are now officially open to enter. This year’s awards were launched at a networking event at Torquay’s Imperial Hotel. Editor of the Herald Express Jim Parker said: “These awards are now in their eighth year and in that time that have grown in stature and status… Read More »

Winners – Brixham Christmas Challenge

Many thanks to everyone who entered the inaugural Brixham Christmas Challenge. All completed entry forms were put into a clear jar from which the following winners were drawn in public view at the Old Market House on Saturday 3rd January: 1st Prize: (£250 Brixham Shopping Vouchers) Miss Sammy Fowler of Brixham 2nd Prize: (2 course… Read More »

Chips Ahoy!

Join the Fishstock crew aboard the Fairmile on the 25th July from 7-10pm for Chips Ahoy! a summer evening cruise around the bay featuring fun, food and fantastic views. At only £12 per person with Fish and Chips included in the price and part of the proceeds helping to fund Fishstock, what could be better! There… Read More »

The Fringe is here!

It started as an idea a year ago by Anne George and Jay Fortune… “Why don’t we stage a comedy festival in Torbay?” And it begins on Saturday; the first Riviera Fringe Festival – no longer just comedy, but burlesque, magic, art, martial arts, wrestling, acting, poetry, pottery, circus and tons more. There are shows… Read More »

Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2014

We are blessed with a wealth of tourism/hospitality businesses and events in Brixham which are the measure of  any in South Devon and of which we can be justifiably proud whether they enter awards or not. However one way of achieving greater recognition for these and for the town is via regional/national awards. The aim of the Herald Express English… Read More »

BrixFest – better than ever!

Brixham Chamber was proud to be a headline sponsor once again for BrixFest, the community-led celebration of Brixham past and present. Keith Williams of Brixham Chamber said “The BrixFest team of volunteers put in countless hours free of charge over the year and do a tremendous job of planning, organising and delivering a fantastic Festival experience at the end… Read More »

Pirate Festival brings town to life

A huge thank you to Brian Pearce and his team of festival organisers and to everyone who contributed in any way to make the 2014 Brixham Pirate Festival such a tremendous success for the town. Brian said figures were not available yet but the turnout was ‘brilliant’ and shops and pubs reported better trade compared with last year’s event… Read More »