What's On in Lyme Regis

Your Complete Guide to Events
 and Organisations in and around
Lyme Regis

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Lyme Regis -
'The Pearl of Dorset'

Set in the midst of the magnificent 'Jurassic Coast'  World Heritage SiteFossil Festival

Whether you fancy fossiling, Fishing or feeding fish; supping (Stand Up Paddleboarding) on the water or in a pub;  walking or watching a show; visiting art studios or exhibitions Lyme Regis offers it all.

Things to do

There's always lots of things going on throughout the year in Lyme Regis. Click on the event to go to the month it happens.

Mackerel fishing trips & Cobb sign
The Lyme Lunge
Soup & Ploughman's

Rotary Quiz Night
Easter Bonnet Parade 
Fossil Festival

Lyme Regis Musical Theatre Show
Charity Golf Day
Jazz and Blues Weekend

Guitars on the Beach
Uplyme Village Fete

Coast to Coast run

The Red Arrows
Summer Show and Country Fayre
Sir George Somers Civic Parade
Lifeboat Week
Regatta & Carnival Week

Folk Weekend

Rotary Book Sale

Christmas Lights

Christmas Pudding Race

Christmas Day Swim

Join in and have fun!
100's of events - see each month for full details



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Storm over the Cobb, Lyme Regis

Taken across the harbour from the safety of the beach

Lyme Regis is one of the smallest towns in England to boast both a

Seaside Theatre
and a

Cinema: listed but sadly destroyed by fire...read more

 Lyme Regis Town Band  plays on the seafront throughout summer and at various concerts throughout the year

The Town Mill
is a working watermill nestling around a cobbled courtyard, with restored mill buildings.

Lyme Regis Museum Built on the site of the home of Lyme’s renowned fossilist Mary Anning, the museum is one of the architectural gems of the town.


The Red Arrows return in AugustRed Arrows over Lyme Regis

Donation from Rotary Selfie Cow Project to Lend with Care charity
...read more

The Rotary Club of Lyme Regis New Year's Day swim -  The Lyme Lunge 2017 and ....read more

ROTARY DONATION TO RNLI ...read more Rotary donation to RNLI

Rotarian John McCallum presents the cheque to lifeboat crew member and vice chairman of the Lyme Regis and Charmouth RNLI Guild, John Rickard. Photo by R Horobin, RNLI.    

Jurassic Coast Ichthyosaur fossils find brought ashore at Lyme Regis harbour  ... see Community

Ichthyosaur comes ashore at Lyme Regis

Picking up the Plastic before it Pollutes  ... see Community
Lyme Regis Beach Clean Volunteers

Over 60 Clubs and Organisations
Here are just a few:

Bowls Club
Film Society
Football Club
Heritage Coast U3A
Lifeboat Guild
Lyme Regis Society
Lyme Regis Sailing Club

Royal British Legion
Twinning Associations

Walks & Walking Groups

No need to be bored here! 
To view more go to Clubs


About 'What's on in Lyme'
'What's on in Lyme' is the only Lyme Regis site dedicated to supporting and publicising the many events local volunteers and fund-raisers organise, raising thousands of pounds for both local and international charities every year:

Lyme Regis is a great community
and a fun place to be
join in,
enjoy yourself -
and please give generously or ...
 your time is just as valuable as a donation -
 why not lend a hand?

The Paras Red Devils freefall team will drop in on Lyme Regis RNLI Lifeboat Week  ....More
Red Devils formation

Rescue helicopter exercises with lifeboat crew and coastguards ....More

‘Three and a dog cut off by tide’ ....More
Lifeboat crew exercise with new search and rescue helicopter ....More

Coastal Review team visits Lyme Regis RNLI ....MoreSir Tim Laurence with Krys Lavery, RNLI shop manager

TV presenter Jeremy Kyle visits ....More Jeremy Kyle with Lyme Regis Lifeboat Crew

More RNLI News
Fund-raisers boost RNLI charity by £65,000 ....More
Town’s lifeboat returns after three month refit ....More
Four lifeboats in search exercise....More
Lifeboat crew exercise with new search and rescue helicopter....More
Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat station gets a makeover  ....More
Lone sailor rescued by Lyme Regis lifeboat crew....More
Lifeboat launched in search for ‘vulnerable’ woman  ....More
Shop volunteers praised for dedication to lifeboat charity  ....More
Store donates a Fat £600 to Lyme Regis lifeboat  ....More
Ex - Army chief joins the RNLI lifeboat crew in Lyme Regis ....More
Lifeboat crew start the year with awards ....More
Top surgeon joins Lyme Regis RNLI crew  ....More
RNLI crew swap boats for a refit   ..More
Dave is ‘dunked’ as he retires from Lyme Regis RNLI  ..More
Ordeal in the dark for broken leg victim rescued by lifeboat crew ...More
Charmouth swim is a crowd puller ...More















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