West Bay, Bridport, Dorset
Jurassic Heritage Coast
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West Bay, Bridport

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Main Events

January 2023
1st, 0:00am
New Year Celebrations
Bucky Doo Square
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February 2023
March 2023
18th Anniversary (2005) of the Duke of York (Prince Andrew) visiting West Bay to formally open the new £18 million Coastal Defences and Harbour Improvements Scheme

April 2023
Sunday 23rd
Coast to Coast Challenge
Cycle - Watchet to West Bay
Dorset & Somerset
Air Ambulance
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Weekend 29th & 30th
Power Boat Racing
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May 2023
Sunday 7th, midday - 10:00pm
'Royal' Pirates Day
Fireworks at 10pm
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June 2023
Weekend 10th & 11th
9:00am - 5:00pm

Vintage Tractor &
Stationary Engine Club Rally
Melplash Showground
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July 2023
Lifeguard Cover - East Beach
commences early July
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West Bay - Fun Fair
West Bay Meadows
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Saturday 15th
West Bay Regatta
Racing Gig Clubs Competing
Bridport Gig Rowing Club
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Thursday 27th - 6:00pm
R N L I - Raft Race
Ire Pool / River Brit
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August 2023
Lifeguard Cover - East Beach
continues throughout August
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West Bay - Fun Fair
West Bay Meadows
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Sunday 7th, midday - 11:00pm
West Bay Day
Family Entertainment
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Saturday 19th - 7:30pm
Bridport Carnival
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Sunday 20th - 6:30pm
Torchlight Procession
Bridport to West Bay
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Thursday 24th
Melplash Agricultural Show
West Bay Road
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September 2023
Weekend 23rd & 24th
Power Boat Racing
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October 2023
21st Anniversary (2002) of Prince Charles officially opening the World Heritage Coast Site, West Bay then becoming known as the 'Jurassic Coast Gateway'

Saturday 28th - 4:00pm
Bonfire Night on East Beach
CANCELLED (bad weather)
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November 2023
Saturday 11th - 4:00pm
Bonfire Night on East Beach
Free entertainment
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December 2023
Sunday 3rd - 3:00pm
Xmas Tree on Harbour Green
outside St John's Church
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22nd Anniversary (2001) of UNESCO awarding World Heritage Site status to West Dorset and East Devon coasts

19th Anniversary (2004) of the opening of West Bay's new west pier and naming as the 'Jurassic Pier'

26th - Boxing Day (midday)
West Bay Wallow
Marina (outer harbour)
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31st - Midnight
New Year Celebrations
Bucky Doo Square
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West Bay - Dorset

St. John's Church
Sundays 11:15am
Songs of Praise
West Bay Discovery Centre
Old Chapel, East Beach
Free Admission
West Bay Women's Institute
George Street, DT6 4EY
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Monthly, 2nd Wednesday
West Bay Car Boot Sale
West Bay Road, Car Park
7:30am - 11.30am Sunday
(6:30am sellers setting up)
April to October
weather permitting
(Bridport Town Council)
Mobile Library
2:20pm - 2:50pm at
Harbour Bus Shelter
Fortnightly on Wednesday
(recycling week)
Brit Valley Rotary Club
Haddon House Hotel
Every Wednesday
RAF Association
Haddon House Hotel
Monthly, 1st Monday
7:00pm Summer
2:30pm Winter
West Bay Sea Scouts
George Street (boat park)
Monday, Tuesday and
Thursday evenings
also - Sea Scout Hall
57 St Swithuns Road
Bridport Gig Rowing Club
West Bay (Bridport Harbour)
Every weekend, all year
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Bridport - Dorset

Bridport Street Market
Every Saturday & Wednesday
Bridport Farmers' Market
Arts Centre
South Street
Monthly, 2nd Saturday, 9:00am
Bridport Women's Institute
W.I. Hall, North Street, DT6 3JQ
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Monthly, 1st Tuesday
Colmer's Hill Women's Institute
W.I. Hall, North Street, DT6 3JQ
Monthly, 2nd Thursday
West Dorset Ramblers Club
Various venues
Every Saturday, 10:30am
Bridport Antique & Book Fair
St. Mary's Church
South Street
Monthly, 1st Saturday, 10:00am
Bridport Vintage Market
St. Michael's Trading Estate
March to October
Midday - 4:00pm
Monthly, last Sunday
Bridport Sea Cadets
Plottingham Fields
West Allington
Tuesday & Thursday 7:30pm
St John's Church
Methodist Chapel