lsi-1The Literary and Scientific Institute is looking to commission an artist to work with community groups to develop a permanent art installation reflecting the literary history and heritage of the LSI, for the interior of the lift carriage.

The project is part of the programme of heritage inspired activities for the restoration project.



king-snakesThe Undisputed Master of the Blues Harmonica, Paul Lamb and his multi award winning band The King Snakes return to the Electric Palace, Bridport on Friday March 4th as part of The Albert Tour 2017 to celebrate the release of their new album 'Live At The Royal Albert Hall" on February 28th.

Tickets are now available to see a "true blues legend" up front and personnel in this fantastic venue from

Spellbinding Puppets, Imaginary Friends and Marvellous Magic!
Live family theatre coming to Dorset this February half-term

malinaWith half term just around the corner, children and families can look forward to some brilliant live theatre events taking place across Dorset through Artsreach, who in 2017 are partnered by local solicitors Blanchards Bailey. Featuring spellbinding puppets, mischevious imaginary friends and mind-boggling magic, three fantastic family productions are set to visit ten venues within the County this February half term…

flea“Roll Up! Roll Up! The Ukulele Opera is coming to town!”
Follow the Fleas!

After three years in the pipeline, a spectacular community theatre production for the people of Bridport is coming our way… UkuleleOpera presents ‘FLEA!’

Based on an original idea by Sally Vaughan and written and composed by Andrew Dickson the show tells the story of Madame Celine, the devious and exotic ringmistress of an extraordinary flea circus, who reaches an epiphany through her introduction to the ukulele.

Weldmar Hospicecare is auctioning a number of items on Thursday 6th October at 10am – in an auction hosted by Busby at their Bridport Salerooms.

All the items being sold by Weldmar have been donated by Weldmar supporters and include jewellery, watches, vintage clothing, art, some vintage Barbie dolls – and much more.

ben-watersBen Waters Band playing Boogie piano at its best on Saturday 1st October at Evershot Village Hall. Tickets £10 on the door

Doors open 8pm
Fully licensed bar

After more than 6 years of planning, Bridport Area Development Trust is about to start work on the restoration of the Literary and Scientific Institute building in East Street.  The Grade 2* listed building in East Street has been empty since 1997 and is currently on the national At Risk register.



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