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

on Monday, 29 August 2016 08:53. Posted in What's on?


hat_fest_300Briport'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 Echos

on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 11:00. Posted in What's on?

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

on Saturday, 06 February 2016 12:59. Posted in What's on?

footballpitchNew under 6 football team. The first session will be on Monday 15th Feb, 6-7pm at colfox school. It's for any children that are currently in reception. The first session will be a free taster session. If anyone is interested in coming or wants to know anything else they can contact Rich Shill on 07495427440 or email him on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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

on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:27. Posted in What's on?

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.