The Club is located in the beautiful village of Bere Ferrers which is situated on the Bere peninsula, an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) in the Tamar Valley, West Devon.
We provide a wide range of recreational activities and events.
Family Friendly

Children (accompanied by an adult) are very welcome in the club and are free to join in with many of our activities.

Visitors Wecome

Here at the BFS Club we are wheelchair friendly. We offer unlimited access to our FREE Wi-Fi and we have a well stocked bar plus everyone gets a warm welcome


Our annual memberships are available at very reasonable rates. Call in and pick up an application form or apply online.

Fun and Laughter is at our heart

We encourage and support a number of community activities and events throughout the year

Venue Hire

The BFS Club is a great venue for parties for up to 250 people, whether it's a special birthday, wedding reception, leaving do or just a party! The venue is available for hire to members. Hire charge on application.


We have a large dance floor with space for entertainment


We are abe to comfortably seat 150 people.


We are licensed for Live and recorded music.

Licensed Bar

We provde a fully staffed bar for your function.

We're small but impressive.
The BFS Club was founded in 1947 and in it's current building since 1985, the BFS Club has proved a great asset for the villagers of Bere Ferrers and surrounding communities. Many of the activities in the Club are the result of a desire to support a wide range of charities, community projects and to maintain the Club itself. In 2015, over £3000 was raised at the Club for charities and support groups such as Comic Relief, Chicks, Devon Air Ambulance and the Bere Ferrers Villagers' Group.

Bar Staff
The bar at our club is staffed solely by volunteers. That's ordinary people like you or I who give up their own time so that others can enjoy an evening out. We're always looking for more Bar staff. Whether you can commit to a regular slot each week or maybe just fill in whenever it's more convenient, it doesn't matter. We'll be really pleased that you want to help.
  • Full Training Given
  • The average shift lasts 4 hours
  • Come in and see us if this appeals to you *Over 18's only

The BFS Club is the venue for meetings of various local groups, such as the Bere Ferrers Villagers' Group, the Bere Ferrers Allotment Association, Horsewatch, Tavy & Tamar Apple Group, Tamar and Tavy Gig Club and not forgetting The Tavy Tars.

The Friends of the BFS Club
A loose association of members who have volunteered to put in the extra effort to help make the Club a success, we welcome any member to join this group. The Friends have raised money through the Art and Craft Fairs, Craft Afternoons, Themed evenings like our Bollywood evening. The Friends help to choose and organisation the entertainment and assist in many other ways, if you want to help out and join the Friends please contact Tricia Kent. That little bit of extra effort makes all the difference.

Club Rules

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Activities and Entertainment

There is a regular programme of entertainment at the club, from live events to local groups rehearsing. Throughout the year there are performances from a range of musicians such as the Tavy Tars, Georgia Rolls, Kit Hillbillies and The Rubber Band.

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Guest Speakers

We invite guest speakers to talk about a variety of interesting topics.

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Arts & Crafts Fairs

Craft fairs are a great way to promote a wide range of artisan gifts from local crafts people.

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Table Tennis

We meet for table tennis every *Monday evening from 7pm and again on Thursday mornings at 10am. *Excludes Bank holidays.

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We've got a full sized table in the games room. Get to the back of the cue!

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Supper Night

We hold our supper night on the first Saturday of every month. There's always a great choice including vegetarian. There is always entertainment to follow the meal.

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Eyes Down! We hold bingo nights in the winter months.

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Horse Watch

The local Horse Watch group meet regularly and hold informative talks in the club.

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Comedy Nights

Always a great night out. Come along and have a laugh!

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Come and sing-a-long to your favourite songs at one of our regular Karake nights.

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Quiz Nights

We have lots of fun on quiz nights. Just come along with your own team or join one of the other teams.

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Open Mic Night

Come and join us on the second Thursday of every month for open mic night. Hosted by George Nixs who played lead guitar for The Hollies and has also worked with Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jeff Beck and Dire Straits.

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Euchre & Cribbage

We gather together every Friday evening to play and teach Euchre and Cribbage.

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Charity Events

We hold fund raising events for many local and national good causes.

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Pool & Darts

We've got a pool table and dart board in the main hall.

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We play in the local league in the winter months. Come along and give it a try.

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Tamar & Tavy Gig Rowing Club

The Tamar & Tavy Gig Rowing Club hold their meetings at the club.

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Tavy Tars

The Famous Tavy Tars rehearse and perform in the club.

Our Committee
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Ron Ball
Chairman, Karaoke King and star act on Open Mic nights!
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David Clark
Secretary, keeps us all in order, and is our licensee.
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Marita Wakeham
Treasurer, Membership Secretary, refurbishment (a whiz with a paint brush), and a bar volunteer.
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Frank Mackie
Deputy Secretary and building maintenance and refurbishment.
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Margaret Ball
Entertainment, specialising in Supper nights, Table Tennis and a stalwart behind the bar.
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Keith Blackhurst
Cellarman, his favourite place on Sunday lunchtime is behind the bar.
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Tricia Kent
Entertainment, publicity, social media, Friends liaison, refurbishment and bar volunteer.
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David Mills
Posters and Table Tennis coaching.
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Bob Neale
Our latest committee member, and a long standing bar volunteer.
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Bridget Elgar
Bar rota, refurbishment and cleaning management.

Dates for your diary

All events are subject to short notice change or cancellation

It is not difficult to organise an event at the Club and we encourage other members to follow Caroline, Linda and Tricia’s example and have a go! If you have an idea for a fund-raising event or would like to organise one, contact any member of the Committee. Any of the above ladies are happy to give advice and we are compiling a guide on how to organise a successful event with the minimum of stress.

Our Sponsors


With thanks to Kent Management Services (South West) Ltd for sponsorship of the Club refurbishment project 2018.


With thanks to Adam Smith for his help during the Club refurbishment project 2018.


Comprehensive Fire Risk Management to suit your business needs.

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Opening Hours
Except on request.
    Monday: 20:00 - 23:00
    Tuesday: 20:00 - 23:00
    Wednesday: 20:00 - 23:00
    Thursday: 20:00 - 23:00
    Friday: 20:00 - 23:00
    Saturday: 20:00 - 23:00
    Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00

These times may change at short notice.