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

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West Dorset, UK

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Main Events

January 2024

1st - 0:00am
New Year Celebrations
Bucky Doo Square
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February 2024


March 2024

19th 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 2024


May 2024

Saturday 18th
Coast to Coast Challenge
Cycle - Watchet to West Bay
Dorset & Somerset
Air Ambulance
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Sunday 26th
midday - 5:00pm

Pirates Day
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June 2024

Weekend 8th & 9th
9:00am - 5:00pm

Vintage Tractor &
Stationary Engine Club Rally
Melplash Showground
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Weekend 15th & 16th
Model Power Boat Racing
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Saturday 29th
West Bay Regatta
Racing Gig Clubs Competing
Bridport Gig Rowing Club
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July 2024

Lifeguard Cover - East Beach
commences early July
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West Bay - Fun Fair
West Bay Meadows
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Weekend 6th & 7th
Power Boat Racing
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Thursday 25th - 6:00pm
R N L I - Raft Race
Ire Pool / River Brit
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August 2024

Lifeguard Cover - East Beach
continues throughout August
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West Bay - Fun Fair
West Bay Meadows
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Sunday 4th
midday - 11:00pm

West Bay Day
Family Entertainment
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Saturday 17th - 7:30pm
Bridport Carnival
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Sunday 18th - 6:30pm
Torchlight Procession
Bridport to West Bay
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Thursday 22nd
Melplash Agricultural Show
West Bay Road
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September 2024


October 2024

22nd Anniversary (2002) of Prince Charles officially opening the World Heritage Coast Site, West Bay then becoming known as the 'Jurassic Coast Gateway'

Saturday 26th - 4:00pm
Bonfire Night on East Beach
Free entertainment
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November 2024


December 2024

23rd Anniversary (2001) of UNESCO awarding World Heritage Site status to West Dorset and East Devon coasts

20th 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
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)
Brit Valley Rotary Club
Haddon House Hotel
Every Wednesday
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
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Monthly, 1st Tuesday
Colmer's Hill Women's Institute
W.I. Hall, North Street
Monthly, 2nd Thursday
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