Brighton & Sussex Take Heart Group – Providing Cardiac Rehab Exercise in Sussex for 25 years!

Activities, Social Events & News

Badminton, short tennis, racket ball, squash and table tennis

A weekly drop-in session at Stanley Deason for members where you can meet people and play badminton, short tennis, racket ball, squash and table tennis. Relax in our fully licensed café and bar.

Monday 10.30am - 12.30 pm
Stanley Deason Leisure Centre, Brighton.

£3.80 per session, includes free free racket hire. For further details please call 01273 694381 or visit reception.

Social Events and Trips

BSTHG has a full programme of social events throughout the year. They offer the chance to share experiences in a friendly and mutually supportive environment, and provide a wide range of other benefits and activities for their members.


These include:

  • Quiz Nights
  • Shuffleboard Tournaments
  • Coach Trips - Cite Europe, Windsor Castle, Blenheim Palace, Buckingham Palace, Poppy Factory, Chatham Docks, Bletchley Park, National Trust Places and Gardens.
  • Theatre Trips
  • Picnics, walks and bike rides
  • Christmas Markets
  • Evening meal at a local restaurant
  • Museums

Information about our social events will be announced at your class.


Brighton & Sussex Take Heat Group donates funds surplus to the groups administration to to other charities and good causes. These included the Sussex Heart Charity, the Cardiac Department at the Royal Sussex County Hopsital & the Princess Royal Hoptial and the Cardiac Rehabliltation Departments.

Events include the annual Fun Swim at Lewes Leisure Centre, the Summer Walk & Picnic at Stanmer Park, the Sussex Heart Charity Walk and the London to Brighton Bike Ride.


The BSTHG magazine has been running since 2009 and is published 3 to 4 times a year. It is available to all subscribed members via post or email. Back dated issues are available below and are free to download and print.

Magazines include:

  • news articles and class information
  • events and activities
  • reviews
  • food and drink including healthy recipes
  • clinical and medical information and advice
  • members letters
  • Q&As.

Download previous BSTHG Magazines:

BSTHG Magazine - issue04 2008 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue05 2008 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue06 2008 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue07 2009 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue08 2009 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue09 2009 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue10 2009 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue24 2014 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue25 2014 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue26 2014 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue27 2014 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue31 2016 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue32 2016 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue33 2016 (pdf)
BSTHG Magazine - issue36 jubilee edition (pdf)