Phab Torquay inspires and supports children, young people and adults with and without disabilities to make more of life together.

About Phab Volunteers

About Phab Volunteers

Phab Torquay is an amazingly vibrant club which is run by a team of volunteers.

Find out more at the About Phab tab above


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To raise money for the xmas party and future trips we have arranged a bag pack –  Saturday 7th December 10.45pm to 3pm at Sainsburys Willows.    Need as many as possible to cover 12 tills please.

This proves a great fund raiser for Phab so any help you can give, even an hour will be gratefully received.

Thank you


Unfortunately due to a rescheduled school trip to China, 4 of our members (possibly more) are no longer able to go to Harry Potter in November.

If you would like your young person to go please let Mark have a deposit of £10 or full amount £25 asap.

This will need to be done on a 1st come 1st served basis.

Thank you – Mark

The Ordinary Extraordinary Arts Festival

25-26 October 2019 in Dartington

Festival at Dartington organised by young people with disabilities – Music – performance – Film – The Emoji Movie / Selfless / Peanut butter and the Falcon  – Animation (Some of which might be ours)   –  Chance to take part in workshops for making a film and animation.  Classic gaming area – Silent disco – Open mic – Hoola hooping and much, much more including a seminar which needs to be pre booked due to restrictions on numbers – This will be done around various table conversations embracing the theme of the festival of Loneliness and wellbeing and should be of interest for anyone who would like to find out more around these issues – pre- book with traceyhubbard@lifeworks-uk.org

Free quest on Thursday 24th October at 1.30pm

Help us to lead, make and create – especially ANIMATION


We NEED Your Support

Buy a ticket for your child and one parent goes free as the carer. £5 for one day or £7.50 for both days – Mark has £7.50 tickets at club to sell Now! Buy a ticket for your child and one parent goes free as the carer.

To book just one day, go direct to Dartington box office

If anyone wants to come to seminar included in ticket you must book with,


Do you know a young person aged 16 or 17 in the Torbay or Plymouth area who would like some fun and develop skills this autumn half term? Did you know that the National Citizen Service runs in the Autumn?

Catch22 are delivering teams in Torquay and Plymouth that include:

•       Adventure = 19th – 22nd October = Three night four day residential focusing on team building through challenging outdoor activities that include rafting, climbing, and problem solving
•       Discovery = 23rd, 24th 25th October = 3 days 10am until 4.30pm. Skill building workshops including enterprise and wellbeing sessions. Starting to think about the local community and how to plan and work as a team in preparation for the social action project.
•       Social Action = Saturdays 26th October, 2nd and 9th November = Social action project planning and delivery will take place over 3 Saturdays face to face as a team with NCS staff plus will need an additional 9 hours independent work to complete the 30 hours. The teams will get to design and deliver a social action project that benefits their local community

To find out more about NCS and how to sign up please go to www.ncsyes.co.uk/autumn

If you would like more information or to talk about the programme please feel free to give me a call on 07766426891.

Best wishes


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There was recently a survey done by the Torbay Children and Young People’s Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector Partnership. They visited Phab and we featured in their Update which went out to all the organizations locally that took part. This really is wonderful to read and is testimony to all at the Phab club for the work they do.

Here is an excerpt from the update…

“Me and Tanny had the privilege of going along (on pancake day, we lucked out…) to Phab Club – such amazing work going on there with young people with learning difficulties.  So great to see the variety of activities, and the investment in long term relationships where young people move up through the project to eventually become volunteers.  A brilliant example of co-design with young people.   

The Ocean Youth crew were there, creating radio content with a group of very engaged young people who were clearly getting loads out of the session and taking part in social action.”

Here are some useful events which may be of interest to you:

Calvert Trust – Share Music 2020
Music making workshop, 20th – 24th January 2020.

The popular Share Music week is back again in 2020, and places are already filling. The exciting break mixes at least two adventure activities with music workshop sessions, and includes 4 nights fully catered accommodation.  To book please call Calvert Trust on 01598 76322

Booking is essential for day visits, call 01598 763221 for more details and to book.

Here is the Live Broadcast from the Phab Junior night on March 13th – awesome.

Click the yellow circle.

Listen to “PHAB Juniors” on Spreaker.

and here is the Live Broadcast from the Phab Monday night session

Listen to “Phab FM” on Spreaker.

See our Fee Waiving Policy and all our other policies Here

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What People Say About Us

A safe and fun environment

Committed staff creating a safe and fun environment for young people with additional needs 


My son loves Phab

My son loves Phab club, always different fun activities and friendly experienced staff

Sharon (Parent)

An Amazing Job

James had a great time, thank you for being so great with him and all the children. You do an amazing job and it's REALLY appreciated x

Highly Recommended

"Our James loves the Phab Club. He looks forward to every week and is full of excitement to share with us when he gets home! Highly recommend it."


Hi Guys, I just wanted to say how cool all the photo's are and it looks like you have a fantastic time, I know I do when I'm lucky enough to visit you. Jon has done an excellent job of this website, and I will be following your adventures through it. Carry on having a great time and take care of each other.


Ste Hogan


This looks great.


Jonathan Edwards
Phab Volunteer
phab torquay

Well Done!

This site looks amazing - well done all

Janine Williams
Phab National Manager

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Our Team of Volunteers

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Our Fundraising Projects

Oh What Fun We Have! Click the Images Below to See More

Valentines Meal 2018
Our Valentines Meal was an amazing night. We made over £200 for which we thank everyone that came for a lovely meal.
The young people that helped with the preparation of the food and waiter/waitress service etc did an awesome job and gained some wonderful experience which will stay with them forever and will also aid them if they wish to gain employment in the future.
Our amazing young people cooked and served parents and friends. Thank you to our Chair (Alan) who put a shift in on pot wash  – Alan “Scrubber” Tilley. Also to Jim and Julie Onion, potato peeling stars. Thanks to all who attended without who we would not have an event. Thank you to all that helped or took part, to Scotty ably assisted by Paul and his crew for our Murder Mystery.
Thank you. Well done.
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On November 5th 2017, several members of the Phab club did a Conga from central Torquay to Paignton bus station to raise both funds and awareness for the club.

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Sky Dive

OMG! These amazing people are awesome!

Mark - June - Kerry - Lilly - Alan our Chair and Suzanne his wife DID throw themselves out of a plane - All credit to them.

To see even more pictures click the Learn More button below

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Bag Pack
In December 2017, several members of the Phab club and the committee took part in a fundraising bag pack at Sainsburys Torquay. To see even more pictures click the Lean More button below
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Phab Car Wash
Thanks to all who took part, raising an amazing £173 Also thank you to Richard the Minister at Barton Baptist Church for your help and support. To see even more pictures click the Lean More button below
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Phab Meal Summer 2017
This was a marvellous achievement by the Phab club members and raised approx £300 They hosted and prepared a proper restaurant style meal for friends, family and customers to raise funds and also awareness for the club. To see even more pictures click the Lean More button below
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