Julia Hailes MBE

Sustainability Pioneer


Come to Cafe Bridge in Bridport! (17Nov24)

Yes – it’s our second year of Cafe Bridge in Bridport. It will be on 17th November, 2024.


Some of you will already know that Cafe Bridge is a pairs tournament where you play each round in a different restaurant, hotel or cafe. We are making sure that there will be a good lunch wherever you’re playing at that time.

It will follow a similar format as last year’s event with registration from 9am at the Bull Hotel, which is in the centre of Bridport. Play will start at 10.30am and there will prize-giving at about 5pm. We are currently firming up details of which hotels and restaurants will participate – and will post more information when we know.


Date: 17th November, 2024
Timing: Registration from 9am / play from 10.30am / finish by 5.30pm
Cost: £40 per head to include a two-course lunch
Parking: Discounted rates for parking will be available
Extras: Teas, coffees and any other food are not included in the ticket price
Organisers: Julia Hailes & Sara Villiers
Tournament director: Victor Lesk from Brian Bridge
Bridge Club: This event is supported by the Bridport Bridge Club
EBU: This is an EBU registered event
Charities: Profits from this event will be donated to the Prout Bridge Project and West Dorset Wilding
Confirmed Hotels / Restaurants: The Bull, The Olive Tree,
Contact details: cafebridgebridport@gmail.com / Julia Hailes – 07940 715 327 / Sara Villiers: / Victor Lesk:
Places to Stay: Click here for ideas on local places to stay. (To come)


Please send an email to Cafebridgebridport@gmail.com with the following details:

  • Your name, email address and mobile phone number
  • Your partner’s name, email address and mobile phone number
  • If you need us to find you a partner – that’s fine – simply register for one person
  • If you are happy to use scoring app or not – it will be done through Brian
  • If you would prefer not to walk too far
  • If you have any dietary or other requirements
  • Where you live
  • How you will be travelling to the event
  • If you would like any further information
  • How you would like to pay – preferably by BACS but if not by Paypal.

Click here for payment Details – to come.



The Prout Bridge Project

West Dorset Wilding

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