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

Fossil hunting, Fishing or feeding fish; supping  in a pub or on the water (Stand Up Paddle-boarding); walking or watching a show; studying art studios, exhibitions or with the U3A - Lyme Regis offers it all.

Mackerel fishing trips & Cobb sign

Don't get cut off by the tide


Nick Marks, Lifeboat Operations Manager said
“We would encourage any visitor to the area to check tide times before walking along the beach, either Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre or Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre. It is very important to check.”

 

If you see anyone in trouble in the sea,
call 999 and ask for the coastguard.

 

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

Blessing of the Boats

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
ArtsFest

Rotary Book Sale
Fireworks

Christmas Lights

Christmas Pudding Race
Carols

Christmas Day Swim

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

 

No Red Arrows for 2019Red Arrows over Lyme Regis

 

 

However we have The Red Devils 
for Lifeboat Week

Red Devils formation

Storm over the Cobb, Lyme Regis

Taken across the harbour from the safety of the beach


Lyme Regis has

Seaside Theatre
 

 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.

Uplyme Fete ...more
National Blood Pressure Day ...more
Rotary recycling used cartridges and foreign/old money  ...more
£1042 raised by Rotary for flood victims  ...more
Rotary Soup and Ploughman’s Lunch  ...more
New years Day Lyme Lunge 2019 ...more

Rotary Carols Round the Tree ...more
ROTARY MAKES CANDLES ON THE COBB FUNDS DISTRIBUTION ....more
The Hub Youth Club welcomes Lydia Glover as a volunteer more..

INDONESIA EARTHQUAKE APPEAL

Collection results ....more

School Dictionaries  ....more

Candles on the Cobb Grants ....more
Photo: Ben Kapur

The Devon Air Ambulance that Lyme supports so well is put to good use for an injured workman

Rotary CANDLES ON THE COBB 2018  raises  just over £9,700  ....more

Photo: D Sproule

What a fabulous Entertainment package we have for you for Sunday 26th August, leading up to the evening of iconic Candles on the Cobb.....more

GOT ANY FOREIGN CASH? ....more

LYME REGIS TEAM ENTRY IN ROTARY U 12’S FOOTBALL COMPETITION A MARKED SUCCESS ....more

ROTARY GOLF DAY ....more

KNOW YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE DAY 2018 ....more

Nurse Carys Hollis records the blood pressure of a visitor from Weymouth

ROTARY RAISES £400 WITH
OUT OF CIRCULATION CASH
,
FOREIGN NOTES AND COINS
....more


INVITATION TO DONATE PRODUCTS TO
THE LYME REGIS FOODBANK 
..more


Youth Theatre Launched in Lyme Regis ...more
Improving out-of-hours medical services ..more

Ian Gillan Announced as Patron of the Marine...more 

National Theatre Live Arrives

"We are jumping for joy to announce that the Marine Theatre is presenting National Theatre Live, RSC Live, and other live event screenings.
See 'What's on' daily listings for dates
...

 Rotary Donations ....read more

Attenborough and the Sea Dragon
 

The Ichthyosaur is gently landed in Lyme Regis
See
More January 7th

THE LYME LUNGE 2018 ....read more



Watch 
YouTube 2018 Lyme Lunge 


Lyme Lunge 2018 donation of funds ....read more
The current total raised for the 2018 Lunge is £3,400 for Rotary's charity Shelterbox and at least £850 raised  by individuals for their own charities.

Lyme Regis Rotary Christmas Collection and Carols  ....more

 


Debra Stephenson launched 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


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
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
Rotary

Royal British Legion
TheatreFriends
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
:
so
join in,
enjoy yourself -
and please give generously or ...
 your time is just as valuable as a donation -
 why not lend a hand?

Lifeboat launched to ‘swimmer reported to be in trouble’ ...More
Lifeboat launched to ‘paddleboarders in trouble’ ...More
Lifeboat Week hits a £36,000 jackpot for life-saving charity ...More
Artist Jess  donates to RNLI after national sailing championships ...More
Lifeboat joins big search after ‘flare’ report ...More
Sea anglers net £3,000 for lifeboat volunteers ...More
Lifeboat launched to ‘dinghy on rocks’ ...More
Now lifeboat crew get a floating X-Factor ! ...More
Sailors rescued by Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat crew as their dinghy capsizes   ...More
'Buskers’ 25 years at Lifeboat Week 
First day crowds enjoy sunshine at Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week  ...More
Three thrown overboard as dinghy is swamped by waves  ...More
Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat launched after report of people in the water and a broken down fishing boat ...More
School’s £700 donation to RNLI life-savers ...More
Another close shave for Archie, 14, after rescue by lifeboat crew  ...More

Lifeboat Week Programmes now online. 
Opening by John Challis - 'Boycie'
...More

Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat crew rescue two boys being swept out to sea  ...More
Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week
 2019 aims to be bigger and
 better than ever
...More

Lyme Regis RNLI flag at half mast following French lifeboat  tragedy 
..More
Lifeboat flag day success  ..More
Authors put lifeboat in the picture with photo donation ..More

Blessing of the Boats remembers tragedy and rescues ..More

Lifeboat launched to upturned Kayak ..More
Million-pound training fund helps Lyme Regis RNLI crew learn vital skills ..More
Lifeboat teams welcome all to Open Day and Blessing of the Boats  ..More
Four rescued by Lyme Regis RNLI crew as speedboat breaks down  ..More
‘Deepest Dorset’ helps to keep RNLI Lyme Regis afloat...More
Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat launched  after report of  two people in the water and sinking boat ...More
Lifeboat launched to a Batman balloon...More
Georgia gets her first ‘shout’ as a lifeboat crew member…while she is in the dentist’s chair...More
Midlands coffee club mark Lyme Regis RNLI rescue of soldier with £700 donation ...More
Cliff Warning ...More
Lifeboat called to couple cut off by tide  ...MorePhoto by Mike haines

Nick Marks, Lifeboat Operations Manager said
 “We would encourage any visitor to the area to
check tide times before walking along the beach,
either Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre or
Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre.
This half term week the local area is experiencing
very high tides, so it is very important to check.”

If you see anyone in trouble in the sea, call 999
and ask for the coastguard.

Lifeboat called to five cut off by tide ...More
Christmas 2019 comes early for Lyme Regis
lifeboat families
...More

Charmouth Christmas Day swim brings out the crowds and raises about £1,500...More
 

RNLI wellie dog family has a puppy for Christmas ...More

Lifeboat volunteers honoured for long service  ...More
Lone sailor rescued after bitterly cold night at sea ...More
Man and two dogs in speedboat rescued by Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat crew ...More
Coastguards and lifeboat crew aid woman injured after fall on rocks ...More
Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat launches in Storm Callum ...More
Fish suppers raise a tasty sum for RNLI   ...More
Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat crew called to ‘children in trouble’   ...More
Lyme Regis RNLI station – Mayoral visit  ...More
Bowls club boosts lifeboat week total    ...More
Golden wedding couple donate their ‘presents’ to RNLI   ...More
Fish suppers on the menu for lifesavers at sea ...More
Porsche Marathon  ...More
‘Exhausted’ yachtsmen  rescued by Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat crew  ...More
Council boss joins Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat crew  ...More
Lifeboat Week sets an all-time record with £34,000  ...More
Lifeboat launched to two incidents ...More
Holiday cottage weekend is new lifeboat week prize ...More

Father and son all at sea with the lifeboat   ...More

Colyton Vintage Tractor run presentation ...More
Couple rescued by Lyme Regis lifeboat crew after speedboat is swamped by waves  ...More
Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat rescues eight divers ...More
Mystery of the yellow welly dog’s missing eyes   ...More

The annual Blessing of the Boats service  ...More
 

Penny farthing pair cycle for charity...More
Chairman Mark to lead lifeboat management team...More

 Blessing of the boats service – all welcome
...
More

Volunteers hit the jackpot for RNLI’s life-saving charity ...More

RNLI Lyme Regis lifeboat assists broken fishing boat 30 miles south-west of Portland  ...More

Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat launched twice
in night 
....More
Photo: Seb Cope

Georgia joins the volunteers of Lyme Regis RNLI ....More

How Garry turned old wellies into a fun fund raiser ....More
Lifeboat crew tributes at Christmas party ....More
School visits to lifeboat station are a hit with youngsters ....More

Photo Club puts lifeboat in the picture with £250
   ....
More

Gig club in safety exercise with RNLI crew ....More

Chesil search by Seb Cope
Photo: Seb Cope

 Lyme Regis lifeboat rescues 5 teenagers  ...More

Lifesaver Andy swaps the Thames for Lyme Bay...More
Sea anglers donate another £1,000 to RNLI...More
 
Family of four and dog rescued as yacht sinks ...More
Survivors are 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


How a yellow welly and a penny farthing set out to boost lifeboat charity  ....More

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

 

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