Great Big Green Week 2024

Saturday, June 8th

This year’s Green Week will begin on the bridges of Bridport. West Dorset Friends of the Earth will be s§itting on toilets parked on those bridges discussing the need for an Environmental Rights Act: that we should have rights to clean water (to drink and to swim in), clean air and a right to demand it.

The Environmental Rights Bill

Sunday, June 9th & Tuesday June 11th

Caring for God’s Acre: Count the birds, insects, plants, in your churchyard. Sunday: Holy Trinity, Bradpole, after morning service (begins at 9:30)

Tues: 2pm at St. Mary’s Church, South St. Bridport

Caring for God’s Acre

Monday, June 10th

MMMM! Monday Movie, Meal & Mingling 6-9pm, The White Room at The Chapel in the Garden (entry via Rax Lane) Delicious (mostly organic) vegan curry from 6ish

Film from 7ish: A New We: Ecological communities and ecovillages in Europe (2015) 1hr 56m

Monday night movies

Wednesday, June 12th

Children’s Arts and Food Fair: St Mary’s Primary School, Bridport 3-5pm. Creative activities & games relating to the soil and growing and eating food.

St. Mary’s edible garden

Saturday, June 15th

Bridport’s Food Festival on Asker’s meadow: begins at 9:30 and wraps up at 5. Buy you ticket in advance and save a potentially lengthy wait at the gate.

Bridport Food Festival 2024

Saturday & Sunday: June 15th & 16th

Wilding Weekend at Julia Hailes rewilded garden in Hooke, Nr. Beaminster. 10:30-4:30 both days. Stalls, plants for sale, talks from experts, and food. Giant Puppets on Sunday only. Details below:

Wilding Weekend

Sunday, June 16th

‘Swim & Paddle Out’ against sewage pollution 3-5pm, East Beach, West Bay

Come and find out about our campaign to apply for bathing status. All welcome!  Further details will be added here.

8th – 16th and beyond

Bee Friendly Bridport -follow the trail around the town centre and find the hotels installed for solitary bees. Learn about their lives and the plants they need to survive. Leaflets available from the Tourist Information Centre.