the best of britain

view gallery

The Electric Palace

35 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NY 01308 426 336

We say

You might not know it, but Bridport has a lively arts scene, and the Electric Palace lies at the heart of it. Having lain derelict for years, this wonderful art deco building, a former opera house and cinema, has been beautifully restored to host comedy, theatre, music and films, and has a lively café/bar in its foyer. There are all sorts of events throughout the year, including live opera screenings from the New York Met, complete with dinner served during the interval; there’s a strong showing of folk bands in the music line-up; and it’s also one of the host venues of the popular Bridport Literary Festival (www.bridlit.com), which takes place in early November each year and has attracted big-name authors, such as Minette Walters, Alexander Waugh, Lady Antonia Fraser and Louis De Bernières since its inception in 2005.

Have your say

You must be signed in to leave a review, please sign in or register with us to continue.

Sign In

Are you the owner?

If you're the owner of this place you can sign up for a 'Featured Owner' account so that you can add your own text, images and more...

Owner Sign Up

Facilities

  • Cinema & Film Screenings
  • Live Music
  • Theatre

Looking for...

  • Family-Friendly

In Guides

Know another place like this?