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

october 2016

1oct11:00 amAlbee Vector - The Sound Collector at The Bridport Arts CentreChildrens Theatre

5oct8:00 pmComedy Cafe at The Bridport Arts CentreWith Stuart Goldsmith

7oct11:00 amClassic Concerts at The Bridport Arts CentreJosep-Ramon Olive & Ben-San Lau

8oct7:30 pmWill Kaufman's Woody Guthrie: Hard Times & Hard Travelin' at The Bridport Arts CentreLive Music

9oct6:00 pmLes Belles Soeurs at The Bridport Arts CentreTheatre

10oct2:30 pm- 4:00 pm'Deepest Dorset' Exploring England's TuscanyA Very Special Literary Event

12oct7:00 pmKing Lear at The Electric PalaceLive Screening

14oct8:00 pmThe Riotous Brothers at The Electric PalaceBlues Night

14oct8:00 pmJazz Cafe at The Bridport Arts CentreElla Fitzgerald Celebration

15oct9:00 am- 3:00 pmBridport Town Hall Arts and Craft FairArts and Craft

15oct11:00 am- 3:00 pmBridport Community Orchards 9th Annual Apple DayBridport Apple Day

15oct8:00 pmSara Pascoe & Friends at The Electric PalaceComedy Night

16oct4:00 pmThe Golden Age at The Electric PalaceLive Screening of the Bolshoi Ballet

18oct6:00 pmRoyal Opera House - Cosi Fan Tutte at The Bridport Arts CentreFilm

18oct7:00 pmAn Illustrated Account Of The New World VulturesWith Nigel Hughes

19oct2:30 pmWest Dorset Decorative & Fine Arts SocietyDownton Abbey Revealed: The Story of Highclere Castle

21oct7:30 pmBridport Christmas Cheer FundraiserBingo Night

21oct8:00 pmAn Evening With Murray Lachlan Young at The Bridport Arts CentreSpoken Word

22oct7:30 amFun QuizIn Aid of Friends of Bridport Millennium Green

22oct7:30 pmCautionary Tales For Daughters at The Bridport Arts CentreTheatre

22oct8:00 pmDreadzone at The Electric PalaceLive Music

26oct6:00 pmThe Little Mix Experience at The Electric PalaceLive Music

27oct5:00 pmWicked Witches & Femme Fatales at The Bridport Arts CentreFilm

27oct7:00 pmKenneth Branagh's 'The Entertainer' at The Electric PalaceLive Screening

28oct8:00 pmLabels at The Bridport Arts CentreTheatre

28oct8:00 pmHalloween Party at The Electric PalaceLive Music

29oct8:00 pm- 1:00 amMonsters Ball at Bridport Arts CentreHalloween Party

29oct8:00 pmThe South at The Electric PalaceLive Music



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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.