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About Babbacombe and St Marychurch Lions Club

Welcome to the web pages for our Club. We are based in  Devon, England (MD105SW). Babbacombe and St Marychurch Lions Club  is made up of both men and women aged 18 and over who all share the common goal of serving the local community and supporting local causes and charities. However the club also supports national and international causes as well. 


The Club, formed in 1983 and has been serving the bay since. The club has several projects they focus on throughout the year which work with both the demands of the community and the meeting needs with in the tourist season. 

During the summer months the Club host Race Nights at the THL Carlton Hotel on a Thursday and Sunday night throughout the summer holidays. The club also hosts the hugely successful Lions on the Downs family fun day on the first Sunday of July.  The club also attend local fayres such as Cockington, Ipplepen and The Ram Fair

our most noteworthy events throughout the year include Christmas and Easter Raffles, Seniors Christmas Lunch, Carols in St Marychurch Precinct and an annual day trip with visiting children from Chernobyl. These can be found on our events page 

About Lions Club International

Lions Clubs International, a service organisation, was was founded in the United States on June 7 1917 by Melvin Jones. For more especially relevant information on the History of Lions Clubs International Click Here

Lions Clubs support programs such as:

  • Sight Conservation
  • Hearing and Speech Conservation
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Youth Outreach

In addition to the above, other programs supported by Lions includes Message in A Bottle, Life Skills, Young Leaders in Service International Disaster Relief, Environmental Issues and Community Welfare.  Please click here to request more information on these projects. 

Lions Clubs International is the largest service organisation in the world and has over 1.4 million members. This covers approx 46,000 clubs in over 200 countries.