Situated in rural Dorset surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful coast and countryside, Bridport is an attractive and lively market town

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09Sep 16

Bridport in the News

Two of Dorset’s market towns have been named amongst the UK’s favourites. The centre of Bridport comes alive every Wednesday and Saturday when the flourishing market comes to town, attracting…

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16Aug 16
LSI Work Begins

LSI Work Begins

After more than 6 years of planning, Bridport Area Development Trust is about to start work on the restoration of the Literary and Scientific Institute building in East Street.  The…

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11Jul 16
Melplash Show Video

Melplash Show Video This years' show is on Thursday 25th August. The Melplash Agricultural Society Show is the South West’s premier agricultural exhibition and is held at The West Bay Show grounds, Bridport,…

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Upcoming Events

september 2016

2sep - 3All DayBridport Hat Festival 2016

15sep6:00 pmThe Beatles 'Eight Days a Week' at The Electric PalaceLive Screening

16sep8:00 pmPapa George Band at The Electric PalaceBlues Night

17sep9:00 amWest Dorset Open EcohomesTransition Town Bridport

17sep8:00 pmThe Wurzles at The Electric PalaceLive Music

21sep2:30 pmWest Dorset Decorative & Fine Arts SocietyThe Pre-Raphaelites: Their Work & their Women

22sep7:00 pmThe Three Penny Opera at The Electric PalaceLive Screening

23sep7:00 pmNavigating the RoyalsA talk by Captain Peter Chapman-Andrews, Director of the Royal Institute of Navigation

24sep9:00 am- 3:00 pmBridport Town Hall Arts and Craft FairArts and Craft

28sep7:00 pmCymbelineLive Screening

29sep7:00 pmBridport Soup - Live CrowdfundingLive Crowdfunding

30sepAll DayHave Your Cake and Eat It!



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The Bridport Videos

New to the area? These videos – ‘Landscape & Seascape’, ‘Food & Drink’ and ‘Art & Culture’ – serve as the perfect introduction to Bridport, West Bay, and the surrounding area.