The write thing

Your generosity, however small, means the Bridport Prize can continue to help under represented and disadvantaged writers find their voice. Stories are a road that connects us into a shared community of understanding. Writing and reading comforts us in isolation, improves mental health and helps us see the hope kindness brings.


Words are powerful

We are committed to discovering the best of us. With your help and support we will hear the silent voices.


Your support means we can

* Broaden access to the Bridport Prize competition through our bursary scheme

* Fund Dorset writer residencies to create opportunity and empowerment

* Offer subsidised tickets to people on low incomes for our online events

* Develop hidden potential, raise confidence and improve skills through targeted outreach projects


Arts and minds

The Bridport Prize writing competition raises funds for Bridport Arts Centre, a vital cultural home for everyone to experience the joy of creativity and togetherness. Isolation feeds vulnerability at any age but Bridport Arts  Centre is a welcoming, friendly, inspiring space for all.


Your kindness could change someone’s life and start a whole new chapter.

Thank you.


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