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Celebrations in and around Bridport

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SATURDAY, 28th MAY 2022

The Rotary Club of Bridport Presents The Bridport Big Band
To celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth
United Church, East Street, Bridport DT6 3LJ
Tickets £12.00
Tickets here, or call Bridport TIC 01308 424901


10.30am – 5.30pm
Explosion of Colour and Texture Exhibition, through the medium of ceramics and photography, EYPE Centre for the Arts, Bridport. Plenty of parking! Free Entry.

Two Bridport women, Margaret Preuss-Higham and Shirley Holbrook Cooper (aka Zeba Arte) have come together to exhibit photography and ceramics from their own unique perspectives. Margaret serves as a priest in Portesham and artist Zeba spent 28 years in Ibiza before returning home to Bridport. Expect to see an explosion of colour in their joint exhibition.


Time: TBA
Charmouth Village people Jubilee Party
The Village Hall, Wesley Close, Charmouth, DT6 6BE
Open to public, advance booking/ticket required
This party is for the senior residents of Charmouth. They are welcome to dress in 50’s style clothes, there will be 50’s music coronation chicken, trifle, bubbles and lots more food. The Lyme Regis Moonrakers will be singing sea shanties and lead the National Anthem.
Find out more: 07906 840950


11.00am – 4.00pm
Symondsbury Estate Garden Party
Symondsbury Estate, Manor Yard, Bridport, DT6 6HG Bring the whole family to Symondsbury Estate and enjoy some good old-fashioned British fun. There is something for everyone, including live music, children’s entertainment, creative workshops, fête games, competitions and of course delicious homemade food!

Bucky Doo Square
Skalatans Live

Bucky Doo Square

Proclamation by Mayor and Town Crier

7.00pm to late
Platinum Jubilee Hog Roast, Live Music, Beacon & Bonfire

Cooper’s Field, Allington Hill 7pm.
Entrance: Main Gate, Hospital Lane, North Allington
Hog Roast with vegetarian option
Live Music with Rough Assembly
Bonfire at 7.30pm
Torch procession to top of Allington Hill
Jubilee Beacon lit at 9.45pm
Advice: Please bring a torch as paths are uneven
Payments: Cash Only.

8.30pm – 11.00pm
The Pymore Inn, Bridport, DT6 5PN

Jubilee Beacon – Coneygar Hill

Time: TBA
Wanderwell Farm House – Party in the Garden
Wanderwell Farm, Farm Lane, Bridport, DT6 4JW

Just holding a lunch to celebrate and raise the profile of our association of child protection professionals we move to include vulnerable adults …
Open to public, advance booking required – details to follow.

FRIDAY, 3rd JUNE 2022

Civic Service at St Mary’s.
Mayor to attend

12.00noon – 6.00pm
Dance The Day Away – Summer Vibes with James Baker
The Bull Hotel, East Street, Bridport
DJ in the courtyard

8.30pm – 11.00pm
The Pymore Inn, Bridport, DT6 5PN

Stomp & Circumstance Jubilee Rave
Bridport Youth & Community Centre
Tickets here:



12.00noon – 11.00pm
Pirates Day
West Bay
Fun for all the family
West Bay Days Café open from 12.00noon to 5.00pm
Live music on the mount from 1.00pm to 11.00pm
Games, Craft Stalls, Entertainment and Music on the Green
Outside bar and BBQ on The Mound
Fireworks at 10.00pm

12.00noon – 4.00pm
Al Fresco BBQ Jubilee Lunch
Bridport Arts Club Restaurant
2 sittings: 12.00noon to 2.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm

2.00pm – 5.00pm
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Tea Party
Gore Cross Recreation Area

Light refreshments available – children’ activities – music – tree dedication
Bring your own picnic, chairs, blankets etc.
A FREE event arranged by Bradpole’s Community Groups.

Jubilee Cake Giveaway 
The Bull Hotel, East Street, Bridport
A toast and a big cheer to the queen at 3.00pm

Songs of Praise
Held at Holy Trinity Church, Bradpole

8.30pm – 11.00pm
Double D Junior
(Shelby’s Elbows four piece band)
The Pymore Inn, Bridport, DT6 5PN

SUNDAY, 5th JUNE 2022

10.00am – 4.00pm
Jubilee Fete

Mapperton House & Gardens
Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at Mapperton this year at an English Fete!
More details and information coming soon.

2.00pm – 4.00pm
Jubilee Picnic Lunch
Mountfield Lawn.

Live music from local bands.  Bring your own picnic and rugs.  Free, but donations towards the upkeep of the Green appreciated.  Cake stall.  Details Sandra Brown, 01308 423078.

3.00pm – 6.00pm
Jess Upton and The Guilty Pleasures
The Pymore Inn, Bridport, DT6 5PN

Time: TBA
Community Picnic
Allington Hill – details to follow

Time: TBA
Platinum Praise

Churches Together. Harbour Green, West Bay.
Outdoor service followed by a tea party



Celebration Organ Concert
Bridport United Church

SUNDAY, 19th JUNE 2022

Queen’s Jubilee Concert
St Swithun’s Church, Bridport

In celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee, the Bridport Chamber Orchestra is presenting an afternoon of popular classical music, including the dramatic Egmont Overture by Beethoven, Richard Strauss’ Concerto for French  Horn No. 1 (soloist Laura Morris) and Haydn’s Drumroll
Symphony No. 103.  The string orchestra will be augmented by guest wind and percussion players for this special occasion and teas will be served after the concert.  You can obtain tickets in advance for £10 from The Bridport Music Centre and The Book Shop, as well as on the door, and student admission is free.




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