What's on and where to go
Below are some of the main events happening in and around Bridport, also see our calendar for at a glance listings.
Local organisations are invited to add their own events to these listings.
Bridport Hat Festival '16
Briport's famous Hat Festival takes place on Friday 2nd September and Saturday 3rd September 2016 (main day), at locations throughout the town.
The Hat Festival has enough to keep the whole family entertained with Bridport’s eclectic Saturday market, trade stalls and music throughout the town. Children will love the storytelling in the library on Saturday morning at 11, the street entertainment and all the fun goings-on in Millennium Green.
GUITAR ECHOES A unique collaboration between award winning classical guitarist Samantha Muir and Josie Elias RHS Photographer of the Year 2012
Josie's stunning photos will be projected in slideshow videos while Samantha performs works by JS Bach, Tarrega, Torroba, Villa-Lobos, Sor and others. The themed slideshows include photos of the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Minterne Gardens in Dorset, Castles of Spain, Almond Blossom and landscapes of Australia.
Under 6 Football
We are also looking for a local company to sponsor us for a kit, if there's anyone interested in doing so they can contact Rich on the same details.
Antique and Vintage Sunday
The Antique & Vintage Sunday is a monthly affair on last Sunday throughout the year in the Art & Vintage Quarter on the St Michael’s Trading Estate.
All the Antique & Vintage shops and The Alleyways Antique Centre are open so there’s plenty to see, do and buy.
The Red Brick Café will be open 11:00am to 3:00pm serving everything from their amazing cooked breakfasts, gastronomic delights for lunch and there are always their wonderful choices of freshly made cakes to enjoy with a cup tea or coffee.