Topsham Community Association 


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Matthews Hall hire: 01392 876865 [email protected]

Caretaker: 07736 735181

Saturday market: 07849 121840 [email protected]

Admin: 07940 960560 [email protected]

Matthews Hall and Dorothy Holman Centre 

Community Venues for events, activities & private hire.


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The Topsham Community Association exists to "promote the benefit of the inhabitants of Topsham". Our main activity is managing Matthews Hall, the largest venue in Topsham, with all sorts of activites and events going on. We also run the Dorothy Holman Centre on the recreation ground, Ferry Road. For both venues, ring Veronica on (01392) 876865 to book or see contact details above.

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Topsham Emergency Group has a website giving advice and information about flooding.

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Town Crier

Contact Rogan, the Topsham town crier, via   [email protected] or 07962 971410.

He cries monthly on the first Saturday outside Matthews Hall.


Seniors Group

We host an over 50s "youth" group every Tuesday afternoon at the Dorothy Holman Centre. Free! Come along. Stiill on!



There's usually lots on at Matthews Hall: pilates, yoga, various art classes, parties, films, concerts, talks, dancing, badminton... see What's on or Events Coming Up pages for more details, calendar and links.

The Dorothy Holman Centre usually hosts toddlers, dance school, Pilates, zumba, Beavers and Cubs and seniors and is popular for children's parties.

Saturday market

Our market is bursting with fresh produce, desirable curios and high-quality hand-crafted gifts. Visit between 8am and 1pm every Saturday to find out what's on offer.



Matthews Hall has a great cafe with indoor and outdoor seating areas and free wi-fi. Open 10am to 3pm Tuesday to Friday and 8am to 1pm on Saturdays, the friendly independently-run cafe offers great coffee, fantastic scones and delicious light lunches.

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See Events Coming Up or What's on pages for events and calendar.

Coming out of Lockdown. Matthews Hall and the Dorothy Holman Centre are available for hire, in accordance with government guidelines. Contact Veronica on (01392) 876865 or [email protected] for bookings and conditions. TCA’s Saturday Community Market is open every Saturday 8am to 1pm with strict Covid-19 guidelines. For more information click here.


Matthews Hall and Dorothy Holman Centre are still open!

Despite the announcement on the “Rule of six” on 9th September, as a community hall, we are still permitted to host events with more than 6 people, in accordance with government guidance. Socially distanced Pilates, dance exercise, yoga, art classes, concerts and talks etc are still taking place. The only exception is purely social gatherings such as private parties.