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Lyme Regis Jubilee Picnic

When? 05 June 2022
Where? Lyme Regis

  • Lyme Regis Jubilee Picnic

Sunday 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 attention will turn to the main stage on the beach, where the spectacular BBC Big Band will perform.

The orchestra comprises of 18 or more musicians, including a full brass section and vocalists, in full black tie, playing a wide repertoire of genres, from rat pack, to swing and Last Night at the Proms.

There will of course be some rousing British songs to celebrate the occasion, including the National Anthem to close the evening.

Following the BBC Big Band’s performance, a magnificent fireworks’ display over the Cobb will round off the weekend’s celebrations with a bang.

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