Brighstone and the surrounding parishes have a wealth of clubs and organisations, many of which are listed below. Because of the high turnover of the contact persons for many of them, these are not listed but can be found in the Community Directory which is delivered free to every household and is also available in the village Library.
Blokes, Bacon Butties and Banter. Meets on the 3rd Wed in the month from 10.00-12.00 in Shorwell Parish Hall. There is also a Brighstone Group which meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month in Brighstone Social Club from 10.30 to noon. All welcome.
Brighstone Belles. Ladies Community Choir. Meets on 1st & 3rd Wed in month, (except Aug) in Methodist Church. 19.15 -21.15. All welcome.
Brighstone Busy Bodies. Dance/Exercise Classes to Music. 0930-1030 Mondays during term time. Tap Dancing Beginners/Improvers 1030 -1130 Mondays during term time in Brighstone Scout and Guide Centre and Wednesdays 1900-2000 in the Wilberforce Hall.
Brighstone and District Horticultural Society. Organises three shows a year plus subsidised Garden trips.
Brighstone Football Club. One team in IW Men’s League. Brighstone Recreation Ground.
Training Wed evenings, Saturday Matches.
Brighstone Indoor Bowls Club. Meets Mondays 1400 – 1600 in The Wilberforce Hall (Oct-May)
Brighstone Lawn Tennis Club. Two courts on Recreation ground. Club Member only session times: Mon, Wed, Thurs 1030-1300. Mixed Sat 1030-1300 Men; Sun. 1100 – 1300. Ladies Summer:- Tues from 1830. Mixed Fri from 1800 Mixed. At other times open to all on pay & play basis. Coaching available.
Brighstone History Society. Meets six times a year in Brighstone Methodist Church. Guest Speakers on local/island history.
1st Brighstone Sea Scout Group. Beaver Scouts (5 3/4 – 8 years) Thursdays 17.45 – 1900. Cub Scouts (8 – 10 1/2 years) Wednesdays 1800 – 19.30. Sea Scouts (10 1/2 – 14 years) Tuesdays 18.45 – 20.30. Explorer Scouts (14 – 18) Thursdays 19.30 – 21.00. All groups take boys and girls, all meetings in the Scout and Guide Centre, normally term time only.
Brighstone and Shorwell Guides. Rainbows (girls 5 – 7), Mondays 16.15 – 17.30. Brownies (girls 7 – 10, Mondays 17.30 – 1900). Guides (girls 10 – 15), Mondays 19.00 – 20.30. All meetings in the Scout and Guide Centre, normally term time only.
Brighstone Recreation Ground Committee. Administers the Pavilion and Recreation Ground.
Brighstone Social Club. Social Club in Main Road, including Snooker, Darts, Billiards, Petanque, Licensed bar.
Brighstone Village Art Group. Meets Tues 0930 – 1200 in the Wilberforce Hall. Some equipment provided.
Brighstone Village Society. Raises money through social events and activities for the benefit of the village community. Maintains awareness of village developments.
Brighstone Women’s Institute. Variety of activities. Guest Speakers. Cinema visits . Outings. Meetings – 2nd Thurs in month (except Aug).
Brook Table Tennis Group. Mixed Session: Mondays from 1900. Also Ladies Session Thursday 1000. In the Seely Hall, Brook.
Brookstone Model Yacht Group. Meets at Compton Lake on Military Rd every Tuesday from 1330. Weekly Fee: £1.00.
Church Bell Ringers. Bell ringing before services. Train new recruits on Tuesdays at 7pm in St Mary’s Church Brighstone.
CAMEO (Come and Meet Each Other). Ladies’ Social Group. Meets Third Thursday in the month at 19.00 in the Wilberforce Hall
Five Bells Art Group. Meets 1400 – 1600 Tues in the Seely Hall, Brook.
Island Fitness Club. Safe Professional Instruction, RGN & Registered Personal Trainer. Fri 0930-1030 in Wilberforce Hall. All ages welcome.
West Wight Model Club. Meets at 1900 on 2nd Wed in month from Oct – May.