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We invite you to Beat Safari @ the Arts Centre for the Official Hat Festival Fringe Event on Saturday 2nd of September - Doors open from 9pm -1am. Get ready for a night of fabulous dancing music from around the world. From Reggae and Latin to Balkan Gypsy beats and [...]
We are pleased to announce that Bridport’s Electric Palace is supporting the Hat Festival. The Electric Palace is hosting an event in support of the Hat Festival by showing CHURCHILL (PG), a newly released film about the final agonising hours before D-Day in 1944, as a fund-raiser for the festival, [...]
The children's brilliant designs are on display in the Gateway to the World corridor at school. Making hats as part of their project, Bridport Primary School Reception pupils focused on a festival very close to home with the Bridport Hat Festival taking centre stage. Accompanied with their teachers, they took [...]
MEMBERS of the Bridport Hat Festival committee, pictured, have donned their thinking caps and all manner of other headgear - and are working hard to bring this year's festival to fruition over the first weekend in September. But the group are seeking help, as the festival is entirely run by [...]
Liz, our Graphics Guru has designed a new publicity flyer for this year's festival - and here it is!
St. Mary’s CE Primary School, Bridport held their “Night of Honour” on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at Bridport Arts Centre, during which there was an award ceremony and entertainment by the school. Nominees were put forward by the people of Bridport, and we are pleased to report that the Bridport [...]
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!
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!