2017 Milliners & Hatters awards

We proudly present the prizewinners of the 2017 Milliners & Hatters Open Competition FIRST PRIZE: 'In an English Country Garden' by Louise Clark Pictured are Louise Clark (right) and her first prize-winning hat, with Monica and Roger Snook [...]

2017-10-13T11:33:59+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Latest News|

Waitrose donates to Bridport Hat Festival

The Bridport branch of Waitrose has donated £230 to Bridport Hat Festival charities thanks to its ‘Community Matters’ scheme. HatFest was one of three local causes chosen for the town centre supermarket’s August ‘green token’ collection box. The early-September festival [...]

2017-10-03T18:55:23+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Latest News|

2017 Photos

You can add your own pictures of the 2017 Bridport Hat Festival by joining this group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/4016657@N24/ And see the photos by clicking on them below:

2017-09-25T14:03:39+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Latest News|

2017 Best Hatted Dogs

Holly and Ivy Holly and Ivy, dressed in full 'Cowboy-and-Indian' style and pictured with their owners Steve and Ellie Ives, were joint winners of the Best Hatted Dog competition (judged and sponsored by Mark Dicker of Animal House). [...]

2017-09-22T15:12:10+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Latest News|

2017 Best Hatted Shop Window

Sponsored by Stags Estate agents As usual it was a difficult decision but the judges shortlisted the following  shopwindows: RSPCA Cancer Research YMCA Weldmar Hospicecare Trust East Street Lavender Blue and declared that the 2017 winner is :RSPCA   Lorna [...]

2017-09-16T10:00:48+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Latest News|

Luke’s Hatted Keep Fit

A new event for 2017 is the Hat Festival Workout. And here are some seriously mad hatters preparing for the great day! Below are a couple of photos - click to enlarge.

2017-09-12T20:02:16+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Latest News|

2017 Hat Auction

The hats were there as was our auctioneer Jim Rowe - and the bar was open! You will not often see so many smiles under one roof: check out these photos! Click on them to enlarge.

2017-09-11T11:07:25+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Galleries|