Next year the Hat Festival will be on Saturday 2nd September 2017.This year’s Hat Festival was another great day – see all about it below.
Despite some rather inclement weather the good folk of Bridport turned out en masse, bedecked in their latest festival headwear – ranging from the artistic and inventive to the weird and zany! View photos here…
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!
Photographer Samuel Bradley visits the British town's annual celebration of millinery, to capture its stars and its stalwarts for AnOther AnOthermag.com, AnOther Magazine and Another Man are part of the independent publishing company Dazed Group, alongside Dazed and DazedDigital.com Click here to read their review and see some stunning images [...]
We have received a very nice letter from Brain Tumour Research, together with a certificate for this year's donation: Dear Brian, Thank you so much for your donation of £1,000 raised at your Bridport Hat Festival Wear A Hat Day 2016 event! Please pass on our grateful thanks and appreciation [...]
The Committee Members of The Bridport Hat Festival would like to thank everyone who donated raffle prizes this year, they are: Bella’s, Bridport Music Shop, Bridport PC Repairs, Bridport Yarn, Doug Chalk, Matthew Count, Robert Day, Framptons of Bridport, Greig & Allen, Instant Redress, Judith’s, Naturalife, Ocean Bathrooms & Tiles, [...]
Photograph courtesy of Lottie Welch (View from Bridport) This year the Bridport Hat Festival has given the charities Brain Tumour Research and the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) £1000 each, which was presented at the Ropemakers on Wednesday September 21st. We would like to thank all those who [...]
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: