Here are short clips (courtesy of the BBC) of news items broadcast by BBC Spotlight over HatFest weekend.
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 [...]
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Staff at Hays Travel in Bridport raised an amazing £500 for the Bridport Hat Festival charities by sitting two of their number in a paddling pool filled with baked beans for much of ‘Haturday’, September 2nd. Festival-goers inured to unusual [...]
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.
BOYS Sponsored by Nantes Solicitors Click on the images to enlarge! Rafferty Heath, 'Puppet Show', Bridport. Hugh Watkins, 'Cheese Board', Bridport. William Joy, 'Yellow Dumper Truck', Bridport. Oliver Naton, 'Crab Hat', Bridport. GIRLS Sponsored by Nantes Solicitors Grace [...]
WE at HatFest were thrilled by the incredible talent on show at the 2017 Milliners & Hatters Open – our 'serious' hatmakers competition: the 24 worthy shortlisted finalists' hats made for a stunning display in Bridport Town Hall. [...]