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Events and what's on in Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis is home to, well... Its great location on the Jurassic coast, its history and heritage, its popular beach and promenade, its narrow streets surrounded by individual shops and its admirable gardens.

Because of this, Lyme Regis attracts visitors that find it difficult to stay away. This creates a perfect environment for a range of events.



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The next 12 events in Lyme Regis appear below.

02 June 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Torchlight ProcessionLyme Regis Regatta & Carnival Committee are organising a special Torchlight Procession which will take place on the evening of Thursday 2nd June, the first day of an extended 4-day bank holiday. Join in this iconic event as participants walk with flaming torches through Langmoor Gardens down to the seafront and on to the sandy beach where a circle of light is formed before the Mayor of Lyme Regis ignites a beacon on the North Wall of the harbour. We'd love to see as many people as ...
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Jazz JurassicaMind-blowing music. An unbeatable seaside setting. Award-wining performers. Breakthrough acts. And lots of free concerts. It’s a Bank Holiday weekend of music and fun for friends, families and visitors. This year’s festival will be truly memorable.
05 June 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Regis Jubilee PicnicSunday 5 June is the main event of Lyme's Platinum Jubilee weekend, starting with the Jubilee Picnic in the seafront gardens in the late afternoon. The public are invited to bring their own picnics to enjoy with a view of Lyme Bay, while being entertained by local performers on the seafront rooftop. Music will come from the talented young musicians of B Sharp and the traditional brass strains of Lyme Regis Town Band, as well as dancing from Lyme Morris. As evening falls, all ...
05 June 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee: BBC Big Band on the BeachOver the weekend of 2 to 5 June, Lyme Regis will join the nation in marking the historic occasion, with a big finale event on Sunday 5 June. The events are being hosted by Lyme Regis Town Council, in partnership with Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Committee, Jazz Jurassica and the Marine Theatre. Join us for a spectacular open-air performance by the BBC Big Band on Lyme Regis beach on Sunday 5 June. As the sun sets, take your seat on the beach or in the seafront gardens to watch the ...
05 June 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Queen's Platinum Jubilee FireworksA dazzling fireworks display provides a spectacular finale to a weekend of Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Lyme Regis. Lyme Regis harbour offers the perfect setting for an explosion of light and colour with the skies above Lyme Regis seafront illuminated by a stunning pyrotechnic display. Watch from Langmoor and Lister Gardens or anywhere along the seafront near the sandy beach. The event forms part of a weekend of events in Lyme Regis to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The ...
02 July 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
B Sharp's Busking FestivalOur annual busking festival is back on Saturday 2nd July in Lyme Regis. Every year we fill Lyme Regis with music, and our talented young musicians and trainees perform music created at our weekly sessions. They can also busk at one of our busking 'stops' throughout the town. We invite other buskers and performers to join us too – with a special invite to other young musicians from the region.
16 July 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Morris DayCome and watch Morris sides from The South West and further afield in the iconic Jurassic Coast town of Lyme Regis. Performing along the seafront and massed parade through the town and along the seafront.
23 Jul 2022 to 30 Jul 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Regis Lifeboat WeekThe Lyme Regis & Charmouth RNLI Supporters Group look forward to welcoming you to their Lifeboat Week. There are events and activities throughout the week for everyone.
04 August 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Spectacular Fireworks DisplayLyme Regis harbour offers an awe-inspiring backdrop for this magnificent display of sound and light. Watch the pyrotechnic delights from any vantage point along the sea front or in the gardens and enjoy one of the best fireworks displays along the south coast. For safety reasons access to the Cobb will be restricted from 9pm. The Official Bucket Collectors will be out before, during and after the display so please give generously so that we can continue to provide this wonderful ...
06 Aug 2022 to 13 Aug 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Regis Regatta & Carnival WeekLyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Week is packed full of fun events and activities for all the family to enjoy, culminating in the Grand Carnival Procession. Over the years many thousands of pounds have been raised for local good causes.
28 August 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Candles on the CobbCandles on the Cobb is a dramatic and spectacular event illuminating the historic Cobb Harbour at Lyme Regis with 5000 tea-light candles, at the same time raising thousands of pounds for local and national charities.
02 Sep 2022 to 04 Sep 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Folk WeekendLyme Folk Weekend features an irresistible combination - the cream of the crop from the UK folk scene and the very best in local and youth music from our town and its surrounding area. Some of the country’s finest folk acts will be appearing at our a fabulous and atmospheric Marine Theatre, while ‘Out and About’ you can sample everything from Morris dancing to story-telling to shanty singing...Come to the seaside and enjoy music, dancing, storytelling, workshops and entertainment for all ...
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9 May 2022
Queen's Platinum Jubilee Events in Dorset Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with us here in Dorset. Dress for the occasion in red white and blue and join in the fun to be had at events right across the county (scroll down for events listings). Little ones can dress up as princes and princesses and head for Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park where, as well as all the animals to see, there’ll be cream teas to enjoy – just be sure to pre-book! Fancy a celebratory picnic lunch with sea views? Then ... Read more...
18 Feb 2021
Plan your Dorset Staycation We’ve all had better years. If you’re looking for a much-needed break, look no further - here are 10 good reasons you can’t go wrong with a Dorset staycation in 2021. Dorset has lots of outside space. Whether on the coast or out in the country, there’s room to spread out and enjoy the great outdoors. Accommodation – there’s plenty of choice, and accommodation providers, from campsites and B&Bs to luxury cottages and hideaways, ... Read more...
21 Oct 2020
Half-term Fun in Dorset So, it’s the October half term and you may be wondering how you’re going to keep the kids entertained in these restricted times! Well don’t worry, whether you are local resident or are staying in Dorset on a break, there’s lots to do throughout the seasons. Our Resort family has children of different ages and here are some of the things we plan to enjoy; perhaps you will too! Fossil Hunting – you may just discover the next big thing! Do be aware ... Read more...
3 Jul 2020
We've missed you too Firstly, thank you for staying away during lockdown; but now, here at Resort Dorset, we can’t wait to welcome you back. If you are looking for inspiration for this year’s staycation then look no further, Dorset has it all – beautiful beaches, rolling hills, rugged coastline, stunning coastal walks, and countryside rambles – breathe in the fresh air and leave your troubles behind. Dorset is a county of beauty and tranquillity, and although you will ... Read more...
3 Mar 2020
February Photos of the Month Resort Dorset’s second ‘photos of the month’ feature is here! We’ve selected some of our favourite photos from Instagram that either mention @resortdorset or use the tag #resortdorset. Additionally, we select a featured photo of the month (above). Let’s get stuck in! Shots We Love River Stour View this post on Instagram ... Read more...

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