For the most up to date information about what’s on in Lyme Regis visit https://www.whatsoninlyme.co.uk/.
Jazz Jurassica – Friday 28th to Monday -31st May – a Festival of Jazz at Marine Theatre. https://www.lyme-regis-accommodation.co.uk/marine-theatre-jazz-jurassica/
Uplyme Village Fete – Sadly this event has been cancelled
Marine Theatre Comedy Club – Saturday 26 June
Farmer’s Market – Friday, 9th July, 9am to 2pm, Marine Parade Shelters. This popular farmer’s market is held on the second Friday of the month until 8th October in the Marine Parade Shelters. More information at https://www.lrdt.co.uk/lymeregisfarmersmarket.
Summer Flower and Produce Fair – 10th July, Saturday 1-5pm, Uplyme Village Hall. The theme is Lavender and the Uplyme & Lyme Regis Horticultural Society will be awarding a prestigious new cup in the form of a small solid silver watering can, for the best exhibit in class. A full schedule of the 115 classes that people can enter and a printed programme of events can be picked up locally at Uplyme Stores, Raymonds Hill Post Office and Ginger Beer in Lyme Regis. More information at https://ulrhs.wordpress.com/summer-show-2021/
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival – 10-11th July, Lyme Regis Beach, Marine Parade. Two fun packed days with live talks and lectures. This is a great for anyone interested in fossils, dinosaurs, palaeontology or just having a nice time on the beach. See the full list of events at https://www.fossilfestival.co.uk/
Lyme Morris Day – Saturday 17th July. Starting at 11am with a procession down the high Street ending up at The Cobb for a fund day of Morris dancing. More information at https://lovelymeregis.co.uk/events/lyme_day_of_morris/s
Lifeboat Week – 24th July – 31st July. A week of family fun including the very popular Duck Race held in the river Lym. The programme is available to buy at the lifeboat station and many retail outlets in Lyme Regis with a donation to the RNLI ( suggested min. £2). More information about the event at https://www.lymeregislifeboatweek.co.uk/
Spectacular Fireworks Display – Friday 5th August at The Cobb. 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. https://lymeregiscarnival.co.uk/fireworks
Regatta & Carnival Week – Saturday 7-14th August. Lyme 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. Events include a dog show, duck race, a town trail, egg catching, tombola, Tano Taiko drummers, welly wangling, gospel choir, children’s beach treasure hunt, sand pie challenge, and a family quiz night. More details at https://lymeregiscarnival.co.uk/events/august/day
Farmer’s Market – Friday, 13th August, 9am to 2pm, Marine Parade Shelters. The Farmer’s Market is held on the second Friday of the month until 8th October in the Marine Parade Shelters. More information at https://www.lrdt.co.uk/lymeregisfarmersmarket.
Farmer’s Market – Friday, 10th September, 9am to 2pm, Marine Parade Shelters. The Farmer’s Market is held on the second Friday of the month until 8th October in the Marine Parade Shelters. More information at https://www.lrdt.co.uk/lymeregisfarmersmarket.
Landance – Friday & Saturday, 10-11 September, 7:30pm, Below Marine Theatre. Landance in Lyme is a special dance and poetry performance. All are welcome at this free outside event starting below the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis. The performance will move along the seafront exploring the effects of climate change on coastal communities such as West Dorset. The event also celebrates this exceptional stretch of Jurassic Coast, which is part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. The project has been developed with choreographer Alessandro Marzotto Levy, City of Bristol poet Vanessa Kisuule, and established and emerging dance artists. More information at http://www.landance.org.uk/
Farmer’s Market – Friday, 8th October, 9am to 2pm, Marine Parade Shelters. The Farmer’s Market is held on the second Friday of the month until 8th October in the Marine Parade Shelters. More information at https://www.lrdt.co.uk/lymeregisfarmersmarket.
Cara Dillon – Friday 19th November, Marine Theatre. Cara Dillon occupies an enviable position at the very top of her genre. This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and achieving exceptional acclaim for over 20 years. She has (according to Mojo magazine) “Quite possibly the world’s most beautiful female voice”. Details at https://www.marinetheatre.com/cara-dillon/
Lyme Regis Christmas Tree Festival – 16-19th December, Lyme Regis Baptist Church, The Pine Hall, 2 Sherborne Lane. Christmas trees decorated by local organisations will adorn the Pine Hall at Lyme Regis Baptist Church. People can wander through the displays during the four-day event and make donations to the organisations. Details at https://www.lymeregistowncouncil.gov.uk/news-article/christmas-tree-festival—16-19-december