A few light showers did not damp their enthusiasm and the mass photo was taken, the prizes both canine and human were awarded; and then the heavens opened!
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Hat Festival Video
The 2016 Bridport Hat Festival was caught on film with this short video courtesy of Julie (of Julie Hunt Advertising) who has been made to feel so welcome in Bridport – and loves the Hat Festival!
Abbey104 - 104.7 FM On Air and Online: Broadcasting to Sherborne, Yeovil and the surrounding areas! Jenny Devitt visited the Hat Festival and this extract was broadcast on Thursday 8th September in Jenny's programme "Local World". Abbey 104 have kindly agreed that we may play it on the website. Just [...]
This was a brilliant event with a beautifully lit stage, and with the bar and hog roast in the red brick cafe. The bands and djs play until about 11.30 and people had a fantastic party! We have a few photos here:
Here are the pictures of all the winning dogs!
The judges had a difficult job in deciding the winners from the entries which are by children aged from 8 to 10 years old. 4 first prizes of a £12 book token were awarded with 3 further entries being highly commended and receiving a £6 book token. The competition was [...]
This year's hats were a brilliant display of the weird and wacky world of Bridport - that we have come to expect! Best Girls' Hat The first prize of £30 is sponsored by Nantes solicitors 1. Gemma Fox-Worthington, Olympics hat 2. Holly Mazzel, Spoon hat 3. Mia Wood, Peacock [...]