The 2016 Hat Festival will be held on Saturday 3rd September!
Don’t miss the opening party at the Palace! Click here for more details.
Fun and frolics after the festival? – how about a Ceilidh? – to find out more click here!
Relax in the sophisticated surroundings of the Bull Hotel Ballroom with our Tea Dance on Sunday 4th September.
Mass photo 2015
Photo by Rob Reeks
Noah McIntyre has made a video of the 2015 festival and you can see it by clicking here!
The finale of the 2015 Festival was a Tea Dance held on Sunday at the Bull hotel. A graceful and elegant event to close a very successful Festival. To see more pictures click here!
Photo by Liz Sporne
The 2015 Hat Festival Bags have arrived!
The new colour range is: Lavender, candy pink, lime green, bayou blue, orange & pewter. The price is the same as last year (£5) and they are available now from Snook’s Hatters and Gentleman’s Outfitters in West Street and the Tourist Information Office.
Mass Photograph 2014
A huge thank you to everyone who took part in previous Bridport Hat Festivals…
Mass Hat Wearing Photographs
Many thanks to all the volunteers, entertainers, activity leaders, competitors, traders, venues and sponsors who have taken part in previous years – and special thanks to all the people (and dogs) who have worn a hat and had a wonderful time. Come back again!