September Business Club

28sep5:30 pmSeptember Business Club

Event Details

We look forward to welcoming members to the first Business Club of the new season at the outstanding Brownston Galley followed if you choose, by an exquisite dinner at the White Hart Hotel (discounted for members) on Thursday, September 28th, from, 5:30pm.

The Brownston Gallery is one of the leading contemporary fine art galleries in the region.  Join us for informal networking amongst beautiful art and hear from an insightful panel of local businesses in our area.

We’re thrilled that members and guests will have an exclusive Private View of an exciting new exhibition at the gallery – P A I N T – A CELEBRATION OF THE PRACTICE AND TEACHING OF PAINTING led and curated by RICHARD KENTON WEBB MA (RCA), together with past and present graduates from Arts University Plymouth and University of Plymouth. A unique collaboration bringing together a wealth of painting talent.

Read more about the exhibition here.

Come along and enjoy informal networking amongst beautiful art and with guest speakers from local businesses who will open the conversation about why the South Hams is a great place to live and work.

Our guest speakers:

Josh Newman Co Founder and Director, HolidayHost

Holidayhost, which launched in Modbury in 2020, enables people with holiday homes across Devon and Cornwall to adopt best practice on safety and service thanks to a new more profitable letting model.

Catherine Gillen, Owner, Brownston Gallery

Leading British contemporary fine art gallery in Modbury with diverse collections of original art for sale.

They’ll start the discussions around these four main themes and we’d love your input too!

  1. Why doing business in the South Hams is a rewarding experience
  2. What weaknesses for business here could be improved 
  3. Benefits to business in the South Hams that didn’t exist 5 years ago
  4. Opportunities on the horizon arriving for businesses in the next 2-5 years

Then when the meeting finishes at 7.15pm it’s over the road for a delicious ticketed supper at The White Hart Hotel where we’ll continue our spirited business conversations and networking!

We’ll then move over the road for a delicious three-course ticketed supper at the renowned White Hart (member discount rate £27pp). where you can further your business discussions.



Chicken Liver Parfait, red onion marmalade, toasts
Smoked Salmon, horseradish cream, crispy capers (GF)
Slow cooked tomato and goats cheese tart, basil cream (V)


Braised Pork Belly, celeriac remoulade, caramelised apple (GF, DF)
Day Boat Fishcakes, garden sand, garlic aioli (DF)
Butternut Squash and Mushroom Pithier, truffle comte cheese sauce (V)


Chocolate and boozy cherry brownie, vanilla cream

The meeting will finish by 7.15pm after which we hope you will join us for our ticketed supper over the road at the White Hart Hotel.

TIMINGS: Arrive from 5.30-6pm for networking and drinks for a 6pm start.

Brownston Gallery, 36 Church St, Modbury, Ivybridge PL21 0QR
White Hart Hotel 2 Church St, Modbury, Ivybridge PL21 0QW

***Attendance to this event for Chamber Members is free of charge ***

Ticket prices:

Chamber Member
Meeting only (no meal) FREE (PLEASE make sure you register)
Meeting and (3 course) meal £27.00

We’re delighted to welcome non-members, and there are a variety of options for you to choose how to join us:

Non Member

Meeting only £15.00
Meeting and (3 course) meal £42.00

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Menu Choices

Please confirm your menu choices


(Thursday) 5:30 pm


Brownston Gallery