An award-winning artisan bakery in the South East,

supporting women survivors of human trafficking.

Scrumptious homemade cakes, delicious artisan breads
and a little taste of freedom.

Recipients of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2020

Recipients of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2020

How It Works

The Bramber Bakehouse programme sees up to 10 women join us for 8 weekly sessions. From the first day to graduation, they learn fundamental baking skills and take part in sessions that support and empower them to achieve their aspirations. Every year we welcome up to 30 women. Each programme includes 3 key components…


Baking Skills

Every week we teach baking skills, including an opportunity to complete a Food Hygiene qualification.


Aspirational Sessions

We offer a space to empower women, equipping them with skills for the future, whatever they want to achieve.


Ongoing Support

We celebrate every woman’s success and provide support to help them onto the next stage of their journey.

“Bramber Bakehouse is so different to anything I’ve ever done before, I just love it. The team are very understanding and helpful. Because of them, I am stronger in myself”

– Bramber Graduate


  • Lucy Butt
    Lucy Butt Operations Manager

    Lucy is co-founder. Alongside Hollin, she sets the strategic direction of the charity and is also responsible for the day-to-day operations and programme delivery.

  • Martha Schlee-Bamford
    Martha Schlee-Bamford Baker

    As well as baking from a young age, Martha completed a Masters in Gender, Violence and Conflict and has worked in the women’s sector for a number of years.

  • Natalie Tomlin-Flack
    Natalie Tomlin-Flack Programme Coordinator

    Natalie is driven and passionate about supporting individuals, helping them achieve their goals and fulfil their true potential.

  • Matt Heath
    Matt Heath Trustee

    Matt is involved in a number of businesses – from IT consultancy to a chain of speciality coffee shops.

  • Anne Read
    Anne Read Trustee

    Until recently, Anne held the position of Director for Anti Trafficking and Modern Slavery for the Salvation Army.

  • Alistair Wickens
    Alistair Wickens Chair

    Alistair is  our chair of trustees, alongside being Chief Executive of Goscombe Homes, an innovative start up looking to solve the UK’s housing crisis.

  • Dan Preston
    Dan Preston Trustee

    Dan is a branding & marketing consultant. He’s been with Bramber since the start, and has mastered a lemon drizzle.

  • Hollin Preston
    Hollin Preston Trustee

    Hollin is the co-founder of Bramber, alongside Lucy. She lives by the sea and is employed as a secondary school teacher.

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Bramber Bakehouse is a registered charity; Charity no: 1172837

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