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Talks & Teas – How Bridport Harbour transformed into West Bay – with Richard Sims

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Wednesday 4th December 2024 at 2.00pm

Richard covers the history of Bridport Harbour to its transformation into West Bay. Beginning with how the land looked before the harbour was built, the creation of the harbour & its effect on trade. We will then focus on the shipyard, the build of warehouses, the influence of the arrival of  railway in1857. Then how the decline in economic activity in the 1880s led to the rebrand of the harbour as a seaside resort & the new name of West Bay

Ticket price £5:00, which includes Tea/Coffee

To book either email crewkernemuseum@hotmail.co.uk or in person at the Museum Reception Desk

Limited numbers event so please book early to avoid disappointment.


December 4
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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