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SATURDAY 11 DECEMBER 2021

Tex Mex Superstars LOS PACAMINOS

Eighties star Paul Young brings his Tex Mex band of supergroup musicians to the Marine for a foot-stomping session.  Placing themselves squarely in Americana music, Los Pacaminos must be the first Tex-Mex band to have formed in the UK. Growing from an idea put forward by Paul Young, the band formed in 1992.  Other band members play as session musicians with Queen, The Pretenders, Joan Armatrading and Paul McCartney.   They have played before and it always sells out, so buy a ticket now if you fancy it.  £22.00 advance / £26.00 on the door | 10% discount for members  www.marinetheatre.com

 

 

13th December  2021  20th Anniversary of UNESCO awarding World Heritage Site status to West Dorset and East Devon coasts  (2001) see http://jurassiccoast.org/

 

16th - 19th December

 

Christmas Tree Festival
Christmas Trees decorated by local organisations in the
Baptist Church, Broad Street  Admission free

 

 

 

 

Thursday 23rd December 2021

 

Rotary Carols Round the Tree (Covid permitting)

by the Rotary Club of Lyme Regis with Lyme Regis Town Band
The Rotary Club of Lyme Regis are once again hosting their Annual Carols Round the Tree  at the Shambles in Broad Street. The Lyme Regis Town Band will playing a selection of popular carols for everyone to sing along to and the Town Crier Alan Vian will be the MC. Hot soup supplied by the Royal Lion Hotel will be provided in the interval. A collection will take place,

 

 

 

Friday 24th 2021  Christmas Eve

 

Saturday 25th   Christmas Day 

 

Sunday 26th  Boxing Day Go for long walk! 

See Liz Jones walks  for ideas

 

Thursday December 31st   New Years Eve

 


December  2021  Dates To be advised

 

 

Christmas Morning Fancy Dress 'Swim'
RNLI11am sharp   Charmouth: Swimmers please be there by 10.30 Spectators enjoy seeing all the fund-raisers in their (dry) fancy dress (optional)  They don't stay in the water a minute longer than they

 need to - it's all over by 1 minute past 11!  in aid of Lyme Regis RNLI, kindly sponsored by The Royal Oak. 10.30 for 11am the beach Charmouth.  Just turn up and take the plunge.  This event is weather dependent

 

 

end of term
 

 

Last posting date for second class mail.

 

 

 

  Last posting date for first class mail.

 

 

 


Last posting date for special delivery

 

 

Launch Day


The Launch
After 38 weeks of demanding work, the Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy Class of February 2020 are launching their boats for the first time. The  students are building new build boats, all of which will be lined up for launch.

Launch
at Lyme Regis Harbour
The first boat is due in the water at ? (time subject to change with adverse weather).

All are invited to join us in celebrating the end of the course and the launching of the boats.

 


 


Lyme Bay Chorale Christmas concert
 

 


Lyme Regis Town Band Christmas Concert
The band's popular annual Christmas extravaganza 2.30pm Woodmead Hall

 


Carols by Candlelight
This traditional service of carols and readings will also feature Weldmar Hospicecare "Light up a Life" and the work of the Children's Society. This year gifts are requested for children and adults which will be taken to Women's Refuges in Dorset.  4pm St Michael's, Parish Church followed by seasonal refreshments.

 

Crib Service

 4pm St Michael's Parish Church
 

Midnight Mass
11pm  St Michael's Parish Church

 

Christmas Eucharist Services
at 8am and 10am  St Michael's Parish Church, church Street


Don't forget the Lyme Lunge on New Years Day 2022 -  fancy dress 'swim'
from the sand beach organised by Lyme Regis Rotary.  
1pm from the Sandy Beach (time to watch the Duck Race First) 
 See January page for more details.  This is a Weather Dependent event
 


 

November        January

 

 
 

 
CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

Christmas Trees decorated by local organisations in the
Pine Hall, the Baptist Church,
Broad Street

16th - 19th December

 

Charity Christmas Cards on Sale
at

The Lifeboat Shop, The Cobb (RNLI)

Martin Diplock's, Broad Street (RNLI)

National Trust Shop, Marine Parade (National Trust)

Weldmar Hospice charity Shop, Broad Street (Weldmar Hospice)

 
 
 

 

 

RNLI Christmas Cards

RNLIfor sale
at the RNLI Shop   at Cobb Square

 

Rotary Lyme Lunge: Take a Plunge in the sea for Charity Postponed until 2022

A fancy dress dip in the balmy waters of Lyme Bay, 13.00 hours at the Cobb Beach, (gives you time to watch the duck race first) all for charity.  Everyone welcome, whether ‘dipping’ or contributing to our charity collection. “If you would like to raise funds for the chosen Rotary charities please feel free to use the attached sponsor form, where sponsors can sign up to Gift Aid if they wish. If you have your own charity which you wish to raise funds for then please go ahead.
It would help our cause if you would just email us with the amount raised – secretary@lymeregisrotary.org  If you just want a swim, feel free to join us, there is no obligation”  1pm  1st January from the Sandy Beach (time to watch the Duck Race First).  
Download your sponsorship form here
 

FOSSIL HUNTING WALKS

Get Fossiling on the Jurassic Coast! Join one of Lyme Regis'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.

Learn all about Mary Anning, the famous early paleontologist who once lived on the site of the museum and much more

Each walk is limited to 15 people per guide. Start times for walks vary according to the tides and take about three hours.

Volunteers wanted

for Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Committee 

Tel. 01297 443696  or 442220
or e-mail Secretary  

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