Brading is a vibrant and active town whose community maintains many local initiatives. The Town Council hosts the Annual Town Meeting to celebrate these local groups. It provides an opportunity to promote and recognise the many hours freely given by members of the community. At the 2018 meeting the following groups were represented:
Brading Town Council, Brading Primary School, Brading Town Football Club, Brading Choir, Brading Youth Football Club, Brading Community Archive Group, Brading Residents Association, Brading Drama Group, Community Navigator, Brading Men in Sheds, Brading Bell Ringers, Brading Station Volunteers, Brading Community Partnership, Brading Youth Club, Brading WI, Brading Neighbourhood Plan, Hampshire Police, St Marys Church, Brading Town Trust, Brading Horticultural Society, Brading Methodist Church.