This year the Hat Festival will be on Saturday 2nd September 2017.
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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!
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 [...]
Another brilliant evening hosted by Hat Festival President Roger Snook ably assisted by Symonds & Sampson's very own Jim Rowe, with all the hats sold at bargain prices! Overall the Hat Auction made over £800 - a very satisfactory result which will go to our supported charities. A big thank [...]