About Us

Bridport Arts Centre


Situated in the heart of town, Bridport Arts Centre hosts a wide variety of productions in theatre, music, comedy, dance and film alongside an exciting programme of exhibitions. We have an innovative and vibrant participatory programme featuring take part events and activities for all age groups.

We’re also home to the international writing competition The Bridport Prize and organise two festivals – From Page to Screen and The Bridport Open Book Festival.

For more information about events and activities see our What’s On Listing or sign up to our mailing list.

Venue Information

“The Arts Centre provides Bridport with a heart and a meeting place for all kinds of people to come together. It is a landmark and a source of inspiration.”

Focus Group participant, market research study

“Bridport Arts Centre enjoys extraordinary success in reaching the wider community in Dorset with innovative, vibrant participatory programmes.”

Arts Council South West Director – Nick Capaldi


Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR is registered in England and Wales as a Company Limited by Guarantee No 3550280.  Charity number 1069780.

We are grateful to our main funders: