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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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16 Dec 2019 to 17 Dec 2019

Bridport, Dorset
High School Musical Bridport Young Performers’ brand new show 2019. Disney Channel’s smash hit movie musical comes to life on your stage! Troy, Gabriella, and the students of East High must deal with issues of first love, friends, and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities. It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes find their cliques, recount their vacations, and look forward to the new year. Basketball team ...
20 December 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Hansel & GretelDeep in an enchanted forest, everybody’s looking for something to eat. A tasty treat, a sticky sweet – some children’s feet? Hansel and Gretel are lost, searching for a way home, only to find themselves on the menu of a sweet-toothed witch. Goody and Storey and Norwich Puppet Theatre present a colourful retelling of the classic Grimms’ fairy tale, serving up a feast of delicious music, dynamic scenery and knock-your-socks-off puppetry. A show to tickle your eyes, your ears, and your ...
21 December 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Show Of Hands: Christmas SpecialShow of Hands fans rejoice as Steve Knightley and Phil Beer, two undisputed kings of the folk, roots and acoustic scene reunite with long-term collaborator Miranda Sykes for a brand-new album and tour. And there’s more, because the trio is expanding to include master percussionist Cormac Byrne who returns with his infectious rhythms by popular demand. With new songs, new sounds, heartbeats and harmonies, the quartet’s first secret gig last year at The Electric Palace sold out ...
28 Dec 2019 to 31 Dec 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Puppet PantoEspecially for families at Christmas, Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company presents PUPPET PANTO. When a bunch of puppets put on a show, how will they cope when everything starts to go wrong? What will they do to make sure the show can go on?! Join our company of puppets on a bold and hilarious adventure full of mishaps, comedy and song. Can you help them solve their problems and put on a brilliant show?! Although based on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Puppet Panto is an original ...
12 January 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Allington Strings Winter ConcertAllington Strings Winter Concert, featuring music from Austria and Germany is at 3pm in the Sir John Colfox School, Bridport on Sunday 12th January 2020. Mark Westwood-Gould conducts and the orchestra are delighted to welcome renowned local pianist Jonathon Delbridge as the soloist in Mozart's Coronation Concerto. Jonathan is well known for his exciting and varied concert programmes on both the piano and organ. Based in South Somerset, he performs at a wide range of small and large ...
21 February 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Comedy: Geoff NorcottGeoff Norcott’s unique brand of provocative stand-up is hitting the road again in the spring, continuing with the success of his critically acclaimed show, ‘Taking Liberties’. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt without being a dick. Mostly. As seen on The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week. Geoff has also appeared frequently on Question Time and can be regularly seen putting the cat amongst the pigeons on UK political debate shows. You may ...
27 February 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Blues: CatfishUK and British Blues Award winners Catfish have so far played in six European countries, won the UK Blues Award for Blues act of the Year (England) to add to their 2016 British Blues Award, written and released their third album, all original material, and met some amazing people on the way round the UK and Europe. With their now legendary passionate live performances, this has become one of the must-see bands on the blues rock circuit. Their previous album Broken Man was voted album ...
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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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