Community Activities

Below is a list of activities and groups which take place in Brading. For further information please contact the individual group or club.

The Old School Cafe

Come along to Brading Youth & Community Centre - every Monday from 10am - 1pm  for delicious refreshments and chat.  You'll be sure of a warm welcome situated in Brading High Street, opposite the car park

Blokes Bacon Butties and Banter

Brading Youth & Community Centre

1st Thursday of month


Contact: Jane 01983 407201

Brading Horticultural Society

Annual horticultural show held September each year

Brading Community Archive Group

Brading Community Archive Group (BCAG) was formed in 2014 in partnership with the Brading Town Trust and Brading Town Council with the aim of creating a Brading Community Archive website, a place where people from the local community and beyond can access and contribute anything related to the heritage of Brading parish. 

 Contact Andrew Culley on

Brading WI

Brading WI meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday, 7pm Brading Town Hall (by the Bull Ring).  We’re a friendly bunch, our meetings include a guest speaker, refreshments, competitions, raffle and chat.  We also have regular outings to places of interest and activities including miniature golf.  You’ll be very welcome to come along and join us at one of our monthly meetings, if only to find out what we get upto and see if it’s right for you.

Brading Town Youth Football Club

Brading Play Makers

​Brading Play Makers - we are a small drama group who meet every Friday at 7.30-9.30 pm. We are currently based in Brading Town Hall. The cost is £2 per week (towards the hire of the hall/refreshments). We always welcome new members.  Further details : 01983 408108.

Scottish Dancers

St Mary's Church Hall.  New members welcome

Brading Bell Ringers

Brading Bell Ringers - The bell ringers of St. Mary’s Brading meet to practice on Thursday evenings from 7pm till 9pm. Everyone is welcome to come along. We ring for all Sunday services at St. Mary’s . Membership costs from £2 per year. For  more information please contact Marghanita Allen (Publicity Officer for Brading Bells) on 07841903039 – 01983 508271 –  

Brading Men in Sheds

Brading Youth & Community Centre.  New members always welcome.

Every Thursday 10-12.00

Brading Art Group

St Mary's Church Hall.  

01983 525708

Rock Solid Club

For 5-8 years old.  01983 407201

Brading Methodist Church

Wight Seated Exercise

Brading Methodist Church - Wednesday afternoons, 2-3pm £3 including refreshments.  Get fit in a fun, social environment.  Contact Lucy on 07561 114143 for more information

Bird Watching Walk

Meet outside St Mary's Church with Fanny Oglander

Memory Club

St Mary's Church Hall

Digital Inclusion

Held at the Brading Centre on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, 10am-12noon.  From October 2019 new days will be the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10am-12noon.  For more information call 01983 525282 or email  These are informal and friendly free community based IT help dop in sessions

Community Navigator

Brading Centre - drop in session - aimed at those aged 50+ - we help people to get out to social activities and give advice and guidance about what opportunities are available locally to help make the most of life.  Judith Stratton is your local Community Navigator and can be contacted on 07736 151632 or (working days Wed-Fri)

Brading Community Choir

Brading Community Choir meets every Tuesday at 7.15pm - 8.30pm at St. Mary's Church Hall.  We sing for fun and everyone is welcome, regardless of ability or level of confidence.  No previous experience is necessary.  There is no audition or any other formality for new members - just turn up and sing!  £2 donation per meeting is requested to pay for the hire of the hall, to cover the cost of sheet music and other necessary expenses.  If you would like any further information, please contact  Vic on 07860 544403.

Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Brading Community Centre

Ages 14-24 years

Brading Beaver Scouts

St Mary's Church Hall.

01983 566399

Brading Youth Club

Senior Club Ages 13-19 years; up to 25 years with special needs.

Community Cafe

Tuesday 9-12.00

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Useful information

Doctors Surgery

Beech Grove Surgery, The Mall   

01983 407775


St Marys Hospital, Newport 01983 524081

Non-Emergency 101

PCSO Karen Allen

PCSO Ashley Moul

School and Nursery

Head teacher: Mrs B Gilbert

Brading Primary School and Pre-School 01983 407217


St Mary’s Church 

Minister Alison Morley 01983 567494

Brading Methodist Church

Minister Frances Watson 01983 404804