The Matthew Robins Show

IMG_5235Lyric Theatre, Barrack Street
Friday 18 Dec 8pm; Sat 19 Dec 4pm & 8pm
Tickets: £10 advance, £12 door, £6 kids

Matthew Robins presents his celebrated collection of songs, stories, shadow-puppets, animations, games and adventures. Matthew has made shows for the National Theatre and the Barbican and has a permanent installation at the Science Museum.

  • Matthew will also be running a puppet-making workshop on Sat 19 Dec 12-2pm. £12 adults, £10 kids 8+. Limited places.
  • Book on 01308 423951/
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Democracy in Bridport

Opening Celebration
Bridport Arts Centre
Tuesday 15 September 6pm-8pm
Refreshments provided

The Democracy in Bridport Project, which has received funding from the Arts Council, opens the first of many planned public events with a Timeline created by Dave Rickard, Rebecca Garner, Robert Golden and kids from various local schools, as well as an exhibition of Portraits of Our Neighbours, which is on display in the Arts Centre café.


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Pride and Prejudice

BR Coming SoonOpen Air Theatre, Millennium Green
Saturday 29 August 7pm
Tickets £12/£8 (Arts Centre Box Office)

It cannot have been an easy August for Chapterhouse, a touring theatre company specialising in outdoor shows. First the forecast: cloudy. So it’s worth the risk to see their version of Jane Austen’s classic. Pack a hamper, plus a rug and an umbrella just in case.

  • Read John Pownall’s review on Sunday morning
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Bridport Literary Festival: Sun 9th – Sun 16th November

bridlit_coverWhere on earth and in your imagination might you encounter an empress of China, Queen Victoria, Lawrence of Arabia, Thomas Hardy, W H Auden and the regicides who executed Charles I? And how might you sail the seven seas in cargo ships, be personally guided around Sir Roy Strong’s garden or float down the Irrawaddy from the Himalayas down to the Bay of Bengal?

At the 10th Bridport Literary Festival, which offers those and many further treats. Tanya Bruce-Lockhart, the festival director, has enticed many notable authors, including Helen Macdonald, who has just won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction with H is for Hawk.

The festival runs from Sunday 9 November to Sunday 16 November. Venues in Bridport are the Bull, the Electric Palace and the Arts Centre, as well as Sladers Yard Café and The Riverside restaurant in West Bay.

See for details.

A few tickets are still available from the tourist information centre.


Bridport Review will publish a report/review of one event on each day of the festival. The report will appear on the following morning, in time for breakfast.


If you attend an event, send us your comment or opinion to Please write asap after the event for inclusion the following day, and please be brief.

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