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Thursday August 4th



Grand Firework Display

Joint Event in aid of Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week and Regatta and Carnival Week charities



Saturday 6th August 2022 - Saturday 13th August 2022

  Regatta and Carnival Week

Saturday 13th

11am Gig Regatta 

    Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Week Carnival Procession
8pm from top of Broad Street

Thursday 18th August

Lyme Regis Carers’ Café
  The Driftwood Café, The Baptist Church, Lyme Regis  The Third Thursday of every month –   Thursday 15th September.  From 11am till 1pm – stay all morning or just drop in.  Anyone who looks after a friend, relative, partner or neighbour is welcome.  You do not have to be a registered carer.  lymeregiscarerscafe.co.uk

Wednesday 24th August

An illustrated talk: ‘Take 2 Artists’  By local Artists Lynda White and Sam Cannon   2:30 – 4:00 pm  Uplyme Village Hall  Tickets £10 (includes refreshments)  Contact Sheila 01297 445464 sheila.lyme@gmail.com   Sponsors:  LF Webb&Partner  Architectural Design      www.lfwebb.co.uk


Sunday 28th August




Thousands of candles, sponsored by members of the public, will light up the famous Cobb harbour in memory of loved ones.








Thanks to Ben Kapur Photography for permission to use this superb photograph from 2018 'Candles'




Monday 29th August  Summer Bank Holiday




2022 dates to be advised


  LRSC Regatta






Organ recital


Lyme Regis Society  invite you to their Annual Coffee Morning
at the Alexandra Hotel  https://www.lymeregissociety.org.uk


Whitchurch, Morcombelake & Ryall Flower & Dog Show.
The show is a traditional village show with a mix of stalls, games and music, together with a fun Dog Show and a Flower and Garden Produce competition. Based at the Village Hall and grounds in Whitchurch Canonicorum (Postcode DT6 6RQ)
 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Extensive parking on site




Uplyme Morris Dancers







Music by the Sea’  
Lyme Regis Town Band, 8pm - 9.15pm The Shelters, Marine Parade. 
Weather permitting


July     September 



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If you have to park in the road please do so considerately - remember to leave space for wheelchairs and Blue Light Vehicles


Dogs now banned

from the town's main beaches.  (1st May until 30th September, then must be on a lead)
Dogs need to be on a lead all year on
Marine Parade, Cart Road, Gun Cliff, Church Cliff Walk, the Harbour, the Cobb, Lister & Langmoor Gardens

Please check notices locally to verify this information


will be on duty in Lyme Regis


If you’re bringing an inflatable to the beach, remember these safety tips:
§  choose a Lifeguarded beach
§  use your inflatable close to shore and between the red and yellow flags
§  make sure children are supervised
§  never use inflatables in big waves or when orange windsock is flying.
And remember, if you see someone in trouble, dial 999 or 112 and ask for the Coastguard



What's On in The Galleries

Portland Coast

26 July - 4 September

Fascinated by the rocky coastline of Portland, Dorset artist Leon Dore was determined to find a less figurative and more authentic response to its unique mixture of Mesolithic geology, quarrying, natural rock fall and erosion.  Form was for him the dominant feature, and colour would be minimized to black, white and brown, with the blues behind changing with the weather and the seasons.  The results of his developing vision are on show chronologically in this exhibition.

Rotunda Gallery, Lyme Regis Museum

Bridge Street, Lyme Regis DT 7 3QA

Open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 10am-4pm



 Richard Kaye, Recent Work 2018-2022


Richard Kaye’s Art Exhibition at The Malthouse Gallery, Lyme Regis


Saturday 13th Aug to Thursday 25th August



Featuring works by Richard Kaye, including Painting, Printmaking and Drawing

unusually shaped paintings to be shown in Malthouse


Richard has been living in Ottery St. Mary with his family for over 17 years, moving down from London to bring his two children up in Devon, close to his parents, who lived in Lyme Regis. He has a deep love of the area, having lived in both Lyme Regis and Bridport as a young man.


Prior to moving back down to Devon, Richard had an interesting career in music, which involved a year touring the world with the rock band Ash as their scratch DJ. During this time Richard played on the main stage at Glastonbury and appeared on Top of the Pops.  While living in Ottery he also appeared on the TV show Come Dine With Me, which he thoroughly enjoyed!


Art has always been an important part of Richard’s life, whether it’s been simply sketching a view or someone who’s fallen asleep on a train, right through to his recent obsession with painting and printmaking. This exhibition is focusing on his last 5 years, which have been some of his most productive.


This exhibition includes Richard’s recent paintings, which are painted on unusually shaped canvasses. This came about as an evolution of some work he did during the last three years focusing on architectural shapes and forms expressed in bold colours in order to capture the attention of the viewer. Wanting to make the work even more punchy he decided to also stretch the canvasses into shapes that reflect the architectural and geometric forms that he was now becoming fascinated by. This was by no means a simple process, and in itself threw up many challenges with stretching the canvas and then making the frames.


Some of the more traditional paintings in the exhibition are landscapes, although they are imagined, they are certainly influenced heavily by the coastline local to Lyme Regis and the surrounding area. You can also see the architectural forms in these paintings that go on to dominate the later works.


The “magnified” series of work is also on show, designed as a means of making bolder statements, with the shapes being enlarged to create more dramatic compositions on the canvas. This work comes across as far more abstracted and bold.


The recent print work on show includes a screen printed series of work focusing on brutalist architecture in London, but bought to life using neon colours to force the viewers attention. These works include the Nationlal Theatre and the Barbican.


The Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU  Opening times: 10 – 5 daily (including Sundays)


August 25th – 27th:



10:30 am to 4:30 pm


Exhibition and Sale of work by local Artists.



Refreshments available.

In support of local and international charities.


An illustrated talk: ‘Take 2 Artists’
By local Artists Lynda White and Sam Cannon

Wednesday 24th August 2:30 – 4:00 pm   Uplyme Village Hall

Tickets £10 (includes refreshments)  Contact Sheila 01297 445464 sheila.lyme@gmail.com    Sponsors:  LF Webb&Partner  Architectural Design      www.lfwebb.co.uk



Do take advice about safe tide times before setting off for more than fifteen minutes hike, without a guide, along our beautiful beaches: - what appears to be an easy bit of ground to scramble over is more likely to be a treacherous mud slide - don't risk it!

Liz Jones Memorial Walks
A selection of 12 walks around Lyme Regis area  to do at your leisure  see here for maps


Get Fossiling on the Jurassic Coast! Join one of Lyme Regis Museum’s famous fossil walks along this historic stretch of Dorset coast with Geologist Paddy Howe and Marine Biologist Chris Andrew. Some families return time and again to search with Paddy and Chris among the sand and rocks for fossils that have been washed down onto the beach after 190 million years. For adults and children alike, it’s an unforgettable experience.

Lyme History Walks


 Meet at the Marine Theatre at 11.00am


 “Discover the unique and colourful history of Lyme Regis with experienced tour guide Chris Lovejoy”


 01297 443140



Charmouth Marine Week

Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre


Volunteers are always welcome....
During Carnival Week to assist in manning events, taking collections, etc: 


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