An artisan bakery in the South East,

providing opportunities for exploited women.

Scrumptious homemade cakes, delicious artisan breads

and a little taste of freedom.

Bramber Bakehouse was born to give exploited women second chances, by providing internships, training and support that help them get back on their feet. We are a soon-to-be registered charity, founded first and foremost to help rebuild lives which have been affected by injustice. We believe in hope, freedom and starting over.

The Plan

The plan is divided into three phases. The first begins in September 2016 and leads towards the launch of the full internship programme.



A workshop programme containing 6 monthly courses, teaching baking and employability skills.



A bakery supplying local businesses, operating alongside ongoing workshops.



A full residential internship programme operating in the bakery, alongside employability and qualifications.

The Vision

Central to our philosophy is a passion to see women who have been exploited set free. It runs through all that we do and every cake that we bake.


Bramber Bakehouse currently provides 6 month workshops, with a view to create an internship in the future. The programmes are constructed to give the best chance of recovery to women who have previously experienced exploitation and will include one-to-one mentoring, support with life skills including budgeting, career advice and, where appropriate, specific and expert counselling.

You’ll use the old rubble of past lives to build anew, rebuild the foundations from out of your past. You’ll be known as those who can fix anything, restore old ruins, rebuild and renovate, make the community livable again.


Isaiah 58:12 (msg)



Restoring women, helping them realise their full potential.


Continuing to follow God in everything, through humility and faithfulness.


Working alongside partners and friends to maintain transparency and integrity.

The BB Team

  • Lucy

    Lucy holds the vision. She has a passion for showing women their true worth, enjoys making people laugh and always arrives with cake.

  • Hollin

    Hollin holds the vision for BB, alongside Lucy. She lives by the sea and is a little obsessed with taking photos of her cat.

  • Dan

    Marketing Manager by day, Marketing Manager by night. Dan is new to baking but has already mastered the lemon drizzle cake.

  • Anna

    Anna is a primary school teacher, compulsive tea-drinker, lover of all things flowery and a self-confessed grammar snob.

  • Liz

    Liz is a keen traveller, an advocate for justice, passionate about people and loves a good spreadsheet.

  • Martha

    Martha was a contestant on the Great British Bake Off and loves any opportunity to combine her passions for baking and justice.

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