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 Site

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.

Mackerel fishing trips & Cobb sign

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.

The Lyme Lunge
Soup & Ploughman's

Rotary Quiz Night
Easter Bonnet Parade 
Fossil Festival
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: 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

A soggy start for lifeboat week  ....More

Debra Stephenson launches lifeboat week


Beach wheelchairs improve access to
Lyme Regis beach
 ... see Community

The 11th Annual Charity Golf Day ...read more

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

 Get ready for THE LUNGE 2018.
Its not that far off now, so get your fancy dress costumes planned and made up.
The Rotary Club of Lyme Regis New Year's Day swim -  The Lyme Lunge 2017
Download 2018 sponsorship form ....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 web site dedicated to supporting and publicising the many events local volunteers and fund-raisers organise.
Thousands of pounds are raised 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

Survivors will be guests at RNLI Lyme Regis lifeboat book launch ....More

Gym boss boosts lifeboat fund with a dance ....More
B Fit RNLI cheque
Cheque handshake. Mike McAlpine, (left) Deputy Launching Authority at RNLI Lyme Regis, thanks gym owner Craig Bernhardt for his donation. Also pictured personal trainers Duncan Bryant, far left, Josh Armytage, centre, and Scott Bean.    
Four rescued by Lyme Regis RNLI crew as powerboat 'drifts towards rocks' ....More

Lifeboat shop volunteers celebrate a new look ....MoreNew look Lyme Regis Lifeboat Shop
Lifeboat launched to ‘youngsters in trouble’ ....More
Two rescued in broken down boat ....More

Lifeboat volunteers – their dramatic life and times in a new book ....More

Boats are blessed in the sunshine at Lyme Regis ....More
How a yellow welly and a penny farthing set out to boost lifeboat charity  ....More

Dive Boat Towed  ...More

Dory rescue ...More

All invited to Blessing of the Boats ....More
Rescue helicopter exercises with lifeboat crew and coastguards ....More
















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