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Grab a ticket for town’s inaugural festival of culture
5:00pm Tuesday 31st July 2012 in Local News
TICKETS have gone on sale for the Spirit of Bridport’s inaugural Festival of Culture on August 11 to 27.
The box office has acts, shows and entertainment lined up as the 17-day extravaganza is poised to burst into life. The Festival of Culture – brainchild of Spirit of Bridport group of artists, musicians, community groups, traders and townspeople – is a town-wide celebration of visual arts, music, film, food, theatre, fringe, heritage, sport, dance, exhibitions and fun.
Festival founder Ros Kayes said: “With the Olympic Games taking place 12 miles away in Weymouth and Portland and the eyes of the world sweeping the region, the timing is perfect for Bridport to be recognised as the cultural heart of the Jurassic Coast.
“Given an international stage, Bridport’s noisy, creative and colourful response will make the town’s appeal and wealth of talent visible to a wider audience than ever before.”
Festival director Tamsin Chandler added: “The Festival of Culture is a true example of collaboration and celebration involving the entire community of Bridport.
“We can’t wait to share the best of the town and West Dorset with our visitors.”
Tickets available from the Tourist Information Centre, Bridport Arts Centre and Electric Palace.
Visit festivalofculture.com for more details.