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Events and what's on in Bridport

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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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16 April 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Symondsbury Estate Country FairJoin us for a fun family day out during the Easter holidays… Including local stalls, food and drink, BBQ, bouncy castle, outside games, donkeys, all day entertainment including interactive creepy crawlies and more. Entry is free and parking is £1 per car. 11am to 4pm.
15 Apr 2020 to 19 Apr 2020

Bridport, Dorset
From Page to Screen Film FestivalFrom Page to Screen Festival aims to look at the relationship between words and film. The objectives of the film festival are to try and inspire all ages to read more, watch more and make films. From previous surveys of the festival the choice of films is the biggest draw for ticket sales, so every year there is an external curator who is employed to pick their perception of adaptions. The main objective though, is for you to sit back, relax and escape into the world of film.
17 May 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport TriathlonThe Bridport triathlon is a pool-based Triathlon aimed at all levels of fitness and ability, the shorter distance option makes this event perfect for someone who is taking part in their first event or if you have entered triathlons before and are looking to improve on your sprint distance ability. We are running the event to encourage people to take on the challenge of this great sport. You can enter the event as an individual and complete all three disciplines over the Sprint or ...
16 May 2020 to 17 May 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Spring Tide Food FestivalThe Spring Tide food festival is an annual celebration of Dorset's finest local produce held at Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock on a weekend in May. In 2020, it will be taking place Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 May, 10am-4pm. If you haven't already discovered the delights of Spring Tide, it's a family-friendly festival with a brilliant atmosphere, entertainment for all ages and a spectacular setting on the Jurassic Coast. It is also a paradise for food lovers, with an array of the finest local ...
14 Jun 2020 to 20 Jun 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Food & Beer FestivalThe week of delicious food events around the town and surrounding area will take place from Sunday 14th June 2020, finishing with the Festival’s main event at Asker Meadows on Saturday 20th June when we join up with the Bridport Round Table Beer Festival. Join the carnival atmosphere and a whole host of food and fun for all ages.
05 September 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Hat FestivalDorset, you’ll need to hold on to your hats for this fabulous festival! Ascot has nothing on this beaut of a hat-themed weekend in Bridport. Originally starting in 2009 as a low-key bit of charitable fun, Bridport Hat Festival has now grown to be an important and spectacular event in the town’s busy calendar. ‘Haturday’ is the big day! Estimates of the number of hats vary but it’s thought to be between 5 and 10 thousand be-hatted folk! There will be pop-up bands and street ...
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2 Dec 2019
Dorset Beaches Dorset is surrounded by an 88-mile stretch of quite remarkable coastline. One of the pleasures of visiting (or living in) Dorset is that you’re never too far away from the beach – whichever beach that may be, because there’s plenty! And by plenty, we mean loads! There are the major beaches such as the award-winning Bournemouth Beach and Weymouth Beach, along with the many smaller beaches such as Church Ope Cove. Take a look at some of many: Chesil ... Read more...
26 Nov 2019
Dog-Friendly Dorset A fully-fledged member of the family, your four-legged friend doesn’t need to feel left out of the holiday loop and will be well-catered for when you come to dog-friendly Dorset. Accommodation When it comes to finding somewhere to stay, there’s no shortage of accommodation to choose from. Whether it’s camping, a caravan, cottage or lodge you’re after, Dorset has plenty of dog-friendly options to choose from to make the perfect holiday for you and your ... Read more...
8 Nov 2019
Dorset’s Christmas Markets and Festive Fairs ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and you will be when you discover the fantastic selection of Christmas markets and festive fairs that are set to be held around Dorset in the coming weeks. If you’re getting organised with your shopping, these events are a great way to find those perfect gifts; if delicious food and drink is on your wish list, then you’ll love the tasty selection available from local producers; or maybe you’d like a day out to get you in the ... Read more...
1 Nov 2019
Dorset Firework Displays in 2019 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...
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...

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