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Events and what's on in Bridport

Bridport is an iconic, historical town situated on the west side of Dorset. With attractive buildings deriving from the 18th century and querky street, Bridport is home to many fun and exciting events.

Bridport host the traditional yet popular Melplash show each year, along with their food & beer festival and Bridport Folk Festival.

The fun doesn't stop here - check out more events in Bridport below.

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29 October 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Creepy Crawly Morning at Groves NurseriesGet in the Halloween spirit in the October half term... are you feeling brave enough to come and meet our creepy crawly friends that we have visiting us? Join us in the Ivy House Conservatory to find out more about these exotic animals. World Life Conservation provide an interactive, fun and educational experience. They will inspire learning and both young people and adults will find themselves transfixed as they discover the amazing world of these wonderful creatures. Come along and meet ...
02 November 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Fireworks DisplayBridport Round Table has provided the main public firework display for Bridport for many years. This year we are allowing under 12s to go free! 12 and overs will be £4 on the gate. The firework display has been constantly well supported by the people of Bridport, even in foul weather, and is a firm family evening with stalls and refreshments providing vital fundraising opportunities for schools and clubs. Gates open at 7pm. There will be burgers, drinks, children’s entertainment, candy ...
03 Nov 2019 to 09 Nov 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Literary FestivalOur 15th Bridport Literary Festival is jam packed with 42 events to appeal to book lovers of all tastes. Download the brochure via the website which will give you all the details, including a map of the multiple venues across Bridport where the events are hosted. Details are included of how you can support the Festival via our Friends Membership scheme.
16 November 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Vinyl SaturdayVinyl Saturday - a record and CD Fair held in Bridport United Church from 10am to 4pm.
04 December 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Christmas CheerA FREE community event for all the family to enjoy. With lots of festive entertainment, it’s a time to get in the Christmas mood, find that special Christmas gift and join in the merriment!
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23 Sep 2019
Halloween Events in Dorset The October half-term is now synonymous with Halloween and the themed fun that takes place. If you’re out and about in Dorset, you’ll find many a Halloween event happening, so grab your broomsticks, sharpen those fangs, and prepare to have one hell of a good time! Dorset Halloween events include everything from zombie fests and enchanted illuminations, to pumpkin carving and the Sea Life Ascarium! It's scary how much there is to choose from... Halloween ... Read more...
11 Jul 2019
Dorset Village Fairs Our village fairs pay homage to the rural culture that Dorset is built upon. It’s a way of celebrating Dorset that involves fun for everyone. Dorset village fairs, fetes and festivals range from large to small, such as the Dorset County Show which has been running for more than 175 years and attracts over 60,000 visitors each year! Then, we have local fairs that celebrates life in the smaller villages such as the Milton Abbas Street Fayre which demonstrates the strength of our ... Read more...
11 Jun 2019
Unusual Things to do in Dorset In Dorset, things can get a bit quirky, but quirky often means a fun, unforgettable experience. With a wealth of history, attractions and even animals, the county offers an eclectic mix you’d struggle to find anywhere else. The rural culture that blesses the South West, along with a striking coastline, creates many unique opportunities, meaning you’ve got plenty of choices when looking for unusual things to do in Dorset. From visiting a ‘ghost village’ to ... Read more...
27 Feb 2019
Hidden gems - secret places to visit in Dorset Get off the beaten track in Dorset, and explore some of these hidden locations. Dorset is well-known for some spectacular places to visit, but there’s much more just waiting to be discovered. Some of these are more secret than others, but most are free and well worth adding to any itinerary – there are lots of great hidden things to do here, especially if you’re looking to escape the crowds! 1. Chapman’s Pool A pretty little hidden cove nestled in the ... Read more...
31 Oct 2018
Dorset Firework Displays in 2018 Celebrate with a bang this weekend as Dorset plays host to a wide range of firework displays and bonfire events. A selection of fireworks / bonfire events can be found below: Read more...

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