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The Bull Hotel Ballroom | Thursday 19th May 2022

With Spring awakening our thoughts turn to travel and we are delighted to welcome two intrepid travellers – BARNABY ROGERSON and JASON GOODWIN  who both publish and write about their adventures.

The price includes the two talks and delicious tea and cakes with the Authors

Tickets £25£20 for Friends

The tickets can be obtained from Bridport Tourist Office in South Street, Bridport

Either in person or by phone on 01308 424901

Bridport Literary Festival 2022

The 18th Bridport Literary Festival 2022 is scheduled for Sunday 6 – Saturday 12 November and we hope to bring a varied and exciting programme of events to lighten the dark days of Winter. Keep in touch with our progress both on the website and social media and we look forward to welcoming audiences of all interests and ages to Bridlit 2022 – a true celebration for all those who read books and love literature.

Bridlit 2021

Revisit some of the fantastic events from BridLit 2021. Follow the links to see them in full: Marina Wheeler, James Rebanks, Peter Hain, Jonathan Sumption.

Bridlit Schools

When We Went Wild by Isabella Tree

Although she couldn't make it to BridLit this year to introduce her new book for children, Isabella Tree kindly agreed to film herself reading it for us.  It will be going up on the website, and out to schools, in November, along with [...]

Festival Highlights

Bridport Literary Festival 2020 Highlights

Welcome to the Bridport Literary Festival. A short glimpse into BridLit’s place as part of this wonderful town, with highlights from the 2020 festival. Credit Isaac Maccy.

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