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Events and what's on in Bridport

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The next 11 events in Bridport appear below.

07 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Mapperton Gardens, Bridport, Dorset
Secret Garden Easter TrailDiscover the Secret Garden Easter Trail at Mapperton where tiny little doors from another world have miraculously appeared nestled among the trees in the lower garden. Behind each door live native fairies and wood elves who guard the arboretum from mischievous creatures. Children will need to crack the secret woodland code by collecting the letters noted on the tiny doors, which spells out a special word. Let Peaseblossom in the Fairy Tavern know the secret code in return for a mini ...
24 Apr 2019 to 28 Apr 2019

Bridport, Dorset
From Page to Screen Film FestivalBridport is a hub of arts and creativity. The Bridport Prize (International Creative Writing Competition) was the core of the development of this festival dedicated to adaptations and life stories. From 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 ...
05 May 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Half Marathon + 5K & 10K RunsA return of the very popular Bridport 10km & 5km and new for 2019 Half Marathon will start and finish at St Mary's field by the football club on the western edge of Bridport. Registration is at the football club, and parking is in various car parks around the town, all of which are within 500m of registration and the start. The route will be open to traffic, however there are plenty of wide pavements, quiet roads and cycle paths to run on also with plenty of marshals around the course ...
18 May 2019 to 19 May 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Spring Tide Food FestivalTake one West Dorset seaside village on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast; combine with an eclectic mix of local food and drink, an exciting array of local producers, artisans and crafts...and what have you got?...the Spring Tide Festival of course! Join us at Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock where there’ll be lots going on over the weekend to see and enjoy, with a strong community emphasis that will offer an opportunity to discover and meet local food producers who will temp and tantalise ...
08 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Vintage Tractor & Engine RallyVintage vehicle parades, ring displays, steam engines, market stalls and more. Bar and refreshments available. Venue: Melplash Showground, Bridport.
09 Jun 2019 to 15 Jun 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Food & Beer FestivalThe week of delicious food events around the town and surrounding area will take place from Sunday 9th June 2019, finishing with the Festival’s main event at Asker Meadows on Saturday 15th 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.
22 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Beaminster Festival of Music & ArtsMusic, literature, exhibitions and workshops are all on the bill for this year's Beaminster Festival of Music & Art. We have some fantastic events lined up for you with most of the programme settled. We are very excited to announce the appearance of the internationally famous tenor Mark Padmore, who will present a gorgeous programme with Morgan Szymanski, guitar. Right at the beginning of her career is BBC Young Musician, 17 year old Lauren Zhang, piano; once more we feature a future ...
12 Jul 2019 to 13 Jul 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Jurassic Fields Music FestivalFor those who missed last year's event, it will be offering a family a day out of fun and entertainment. Jurassic Fields will be showcasing the best music, comedy, food and entertainment the local area has to offer as well as having some well known artists perform and little gems we have found around the country. Venue Askers Meadow
26 Jul 2019 to 28 Jul 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Folk FestivalThe programme planning for the Bridport Folk festival is well under way. Keep an eye on the website for updates.
22 August 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Melplash ShowThe Melplash Agricultural Society Show is one of the South West’s premier agricultural exhibitions and is held at The West Bay Show grounds, Bridport, Dorset on the last Thursday before the August Bank holiday. There really will be something for everyone at our show. The show is packed full of exhibits including livestock, horses, homecrafts and horticulture. There are over 350 trade stands selling everything from locally produced food to tractors….and plenty in between!
07 September 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Hat FestivalThe town centre will be taken over by thousands of hat wearers throughout Saturday, with competitions, trade stalls, food & drink, live acts, some surprises, and a mass hat-wearing photo-op in Bucky Doo Square.

Latest Bridport Features

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27 Feb 2019
Dorset’s hidden gems - secret places to visit 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...
12 Sep 2018
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 ghoulish ghost hunts and fright nights, to zombie invasions and sea witches! It's scary how much there is to choose from... Halloween Events Read more...

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