gary-slide-guyBridport Folk Festival in association with the Shipton Village Association present a Fringe Event with live music hsted by the New Inn,
Shipton Lane,
Shipton Gorge. DT6 4LT

Sun May 26
12 noon til late.
Free entry.
Donations in support of the Air Ambulance.


wessexPeople from across the Wessex Region are meeting on June 1st 2019 at Salisbury Guild Hall to discuss and sign the declaration below.

Devolution is incomplete in Great Britain with Scotland and Wales enjoying powers denied to the peoples of England who continue to be ruled from Westminster.

FBB3A real coup for The Ropemakers in Bridport as international touring sensation The Freeborn Brothers drop by for a one-off, "Did that really happen?" kind of a gig on Saturday May 25th!

The Polish 5 piece, who describe themselves as a Gypsy Hobo Trash Grass Punk'n'roll Orchestra, are in Dorset for the nearby Cursus Cider & Music Festival, and have added the Bridport date on to their extensive, and seemingly permanent, European tour.

bradpole-feteCome along and support this years Bradpole Village Fete taling place on Saturday 1st June 2019 at 2pm! Show your support and help us raise money for a Defibrillator in the Village.

We have lots on offer for the Whole Family to enjoy! Loders Maypole Dancing, Kids Activties, Puppet Show, Cream Teas, Over 30 Craft Stalls, Local Band, Local Bar & Food and much much more! So, Come along and Join in!

corscombe-festA superb family day out, the very best in the area. The Fest is a lovely traditional event, there is truly something for everyone. Set in the grounds of 13th century Corscombe Court with its Moat and 15th century tithe barn it’s a unique place for a day out.

The Fest kicks off at Mid Day and runs until 8pm on Saturday 8th June 2019

runningDorset Mental Health Forum is excited to announce a new partnership with Bridport Runners. Supported by Tanya, one of the Forum's local peer workers, the 'Running for Wellbeing' group meets every Wednesday evening in Bridport Town. The aim of this initiative is to engage those who are struggling with their mental health into a friendly , supportive running group where the focus is equally on getting out and being social as much as actually running.

Tradgedy strikes as fire rages through St Michael's Artist's Quarter.


The blaze broke out on the St Michael's Trading Estate in Bridport shortly after 18:00 BST on Saturday.

The Prince of Wales makes his first-ever visit to Bridport to see the newly refurbished Bridport Literary & Scientific Institute

prince-charlesHRH the Prince of Wales visited Bridport to see the historic Literary and Scientific Institute (known by locals as the Old Library) which has been totally regenerated to be once again an important part of the future economy of Bridport.   The Trustees of Bridport Area Development Trust (BADT) who have been responsible for rescuing and restoring the building were honoured to have the opportunity to share with Prince Charles some of the history of the building and to show him around the new Town facility.

TeaCupFilm-Apr2018-Weldmar-PatientsWorkingAn animated film made by people attending Weldmar Hospicecare’s Day Services

The Arts Therapy team at Weldmar Hospicecare work with patients and family members using a wide range of creative activities. The aim is to offer people opportunities to express themselves, rekindle skills and maybe gain new ones.


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