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Brain Tumour Research Wear A Hat Day

Friday 31st March 2017 is National Wear A Hat Day organised by one of the Bridport Hat Festival's supported charities, Brain Tumour Research. There are many ways to get involved and taking part is easy: first of all, wear your [...]

March 24th, 2017|Latest News|

HatFest 2017 flyer

Liz, our Graphics Guru has designed a new publicity flyer for this year's festival - and here it is!  

February 24th, 2017|Latest News|

St Mary’s School Night of Honour

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 [...]

February 5th, 2017|Latest News|

Some more photos of HatFest 2016

Here are some great shots by Fran Swan from 2016

February 3rd, 2017|Latest News|

AnOthermag’s Pick of the Best in Show at Bridport 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 [...]

December 31st, 2016|Latest News|

Thank you from Brain Tumour Research.

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 [...]

December 31st, 2016|Latest News|

Thanks for donating raffle prizes

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 [...]

October 8th, 2016|Latest News|

Presentation of £2000 to charity

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 [...]

October 8th, 2016|Latest News|

Broadcasting from 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 [...]

September 29th, 2016|Latest News|

The Moonfayre Stage at the Red Brick Cafe

  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 [...]

September 26th, 2016|Latest News|