Smuggling exhibit at Museum

Brixham Heritage Museum recently reopened with a new exhibition ­featuring true stories about the port’s smugglers. Details about the smuggling ­operations have been uncovered by museum researchers during the ­winter. The tales revealed range from well-armed smugglers, who fired a broadside at a customs cutter, to a smuggler hiding lace inside the ­carcass of a… Read More »

Epic Award for South Devon Players

The South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company are excited to announce that on the evening of March 19th, 2017 at an awards ceremony at the Sage conference centre in Newcastle, they were presented with the Epic Award for England. Laura Jay, one of the founders, and Michael Mirsadeghi, who is the head of editing,… Read More »

Tooth and Claw

Tooth & Claw are husband and wife design duo, Andrea Carless and Jamie James. Their story began when they met in a Goth club in Birmingham in the mid 1980’s. Having both grown up in the industrial heartlands of the West Midlands with a desire to express their creativity, their love of style and design… Read More »

In memory of Jackie Robinson

Chamber member Jackie Robinson, co-owner of the Golden Hind museum ship in Brixham, has died aged 56, having been diagnosed with a head tumour in the Autumn. Her husband, Neil Worrell, said she died peacefully at home. Jacqui Shaw, Chair of Brixham Chamber, said ‘Jackie was so vibrant, such a joy to have a conversation with… Read More »

The Coroner films in Brixham

Brixham’s Berry Head is to star in an episode of the new series of daytime drama The Coroner. The country park was one of the latest South Devon locations to be used as a stunning backdrop by the team for the second series of the show produced by BBC Birmingham. It stars Claire Goose as solicitor Jane… Read More »

How grandma’s passion became my life

Sandy Richards was a dedicated police officer who has now become a creative force within South Devon’s sewing community running the highly successful Brixham Sewing Box. Anita Newcombe met Sandy to hear her story of work, love, play and self-discovery. The first time I met Sandy was at Brixham Sewing Box, her treasure trove of… Read More »

Member subscriptions 2016

Thank you for your support over the last year. It is now time to renew your membership for 2016. The price for membership in 2016 has been held at £35, that’s less than 10p per day and your membership fee helps us to support Brixham businesses, the town and community. Please visit to renew your… Read More »

Bertie and Crew

On paper, Bertie and Crew the newest shop on the marina in Brixham shouldn’t really work, selling as it does an off the wall mix of products for man’s best friend, clothes for their owners and coastal themed gifts. But in practice, half way through their first year the business is proving to be a… Read More »

Ron Campion – The Interiors Store

Ron Campion, The Interiors Store, based in Brixham, is 50 years old this year but the store has hardly had time to celebrate, as it’s been as busy as ever. With the business growing well, it’s also been steadily refurbishing its showrooms and has done much to move the business online. Ron Campion has been… Read More »

South Devon Players invited to film/TV convention

A Westcountry theatre group and film company will be heading up a film production panel at a movie and TV convention alongside stars from Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Star Wars and Ghostbusters. Chamber member, The South Devon Players Theatre and Film Company has been invited by the organisers of the Optimus film and TV convention… Read More »