Tuesday 1st June
Wednesday 2nd June 2021 U3A Day
a day dedicated to learning, staying active and having fun in your Third Age
- that’s people who are retired, semi-retired or no longer bringing up a
“We hope this day will help to challenge negative
perceptions of older adults and will bring together all Third Agers in the
community to learn about the contribution u3a makes to the quality of life
for retired people”.
celebrating the learning, activity and fun that happens every day
in u3as across the country. If you are not currently a u3a member,
we’d love you to come along to your local u3a event and help us celebrate
the new experiences and fun we are having in the third stage of our lives.
And if you want to get involved but you are not yet a member – why not
Friday 4th June
Guitars on the Beach
Guitars On The Beach is the UK’s largest guitar festival at
which hundreds of guitarists of all ages and abilities come together to
simultaneously play together a selection of well-known songs and form
Britain’s biggest band, performing on the beach in Lyme Regis in Dorset.
Guitars on the Beach
Sunday 20th 2021
Fathers Day, Summer Solstice
Coast to Coast:
Lyme Regis to
Veteran, Vintage & Post War Classics (in
production in the 1990’s) will again start from Lyme Regis promenade (Guncliff)
and, after the customary call by the Town Crier and address from the Mayor,
will proceed to the Clubs home base at Chilthorne Domer Recreational Club.
Then it’s onto Wells Market Place and Bishops Walk for the lunch stop before
proceeding to the finish and award presentations by the Mayor on
Burnham-on-Sea South Esplanade.
Vintage Motorcycle Club, Dorset
section visit Lyme Regis. Come and view the parade of bikes first at
the Guncliff and talk to the riders
This event is open to motor bikes in production up to and including 1972
including Veteran and Vintage. Departs in small groups from
10am from Cobb Gate/Marine
early to have a good look at the bikes!
Westland Classic Motorcycle Club
Dates to be advised
Boat Building Academy Boat Launch
Just eight months ago this Class was learning how to
sharpen chisels and make dovetail joints. Now they’re making boats as part
of their training
on our intensive 38 week ‘Boat Building, Maintenance and Support’ course.
You can read what brought each student to the Academy
and follow the progress of the boat builds at
At 2.30pm(ish) the boats will be
led from the Academy’s workshops on Monmouth Beach to Lyme Regis Harbour.
Champagne corks will pop and each boat will be launched into the
water for the first time. The launch will celebrate the achievements of the
class, the end of their training at the Academy and the start of their new
lives as boat builders.
the slipway -
This is an approximate time due to the scale of the event.
more info.. see right
Axe Vale Show
hope that in due course, we can plan a Show for June 2022 and to
continue to raise funds to help support local groups and individuals.
Axe Vale Show
Summer Picnic Until
further notice, sadly we are now closed.
To celebrate 80 years of rescuing and rehoming animals, we are throwing a
Big Summer Picnic! Games and activities for all ages and plenty more to be
announced. Stay up to date on our Facebook page
or our website
June: Dogs banned
from the town's main beaches.
(1st May until 30th September)
Permitted on Back Beach & Church Cliff, Monmouth Beach.
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
Come and see 'About a Bee’,
Or Fish for Ivor in the Sea!
Then sing along in seaside rhyme,
And learn how seagulls spend their time!
Running from 19 May until 19
Telling Tales! is the third in a series of solo exhibitions of a
Lyme Bay Artist's work to be held in the Rotunda Gallery of the Lyme Regis
Museum. It is comprised of pictures, words and whimsy created by author
and illustrator Carolyn King for three of her children’s books: About
a Bee, Along Came a
Seagull and The
Fish Lizard of Lyme.
During this exhibition, the Lyme Regis Museum
will be open four days a week, from Wednesdays through Saturdays, with
social distancing in place. For further info and advance booking, see
Lyme Light: Where Sea Meets Sky
From 22 June until 1 August,
the Rotunda Gallery in the Lyme Regis Museum
will be hosting Lyme Light, a solo exhibition of paintings and
drawings by Pauline Sayers, a member of Lyme Bay Arts, which represents, in
her words, “my past year observing the ever-changing sea, sky and coast from
different areas within Lyme Bay, looking out towards the dazzling light on
the horizon in what has been an unprecedented time. My aim is for my
paintings to convey some of the wonder and tranquillity of what we see when
looking out towards the horizon.”
The Museum is open Tues-Suns; 10am-4pm. For further details and advance
LIFEBOAT WEEK 2021
24th - Friday July 31st 2021
Boat Building Academy
boat launch Lyme Regis Harbour
The end of the 38 week Boat Building Course. Students will walk their boats down to Lyme
Regis harbour where they will be launched for the first time. The class have
completed their training and the day marks the start of their lives as boat
Principal of the Academy, says, ‘I’m confident that the students wishing to
work in the marine industry will easily find employment. We have an
excellent relationship with employers and students join our growing
Graduates’ Network which is regularly updated with jobs and opportunities.
There is a skills shortage in boat building, which is a thriving industry’.
After a few words from
Commander Tim Gedge, a Director of the Academy, the boats will launch one by
one into the water. The Academy would be delighted if you would like to join
them to celebrate the achievements of the students
Read about where Academy Graduates go on to work, their
profiles, photographic build diaries and Graduate case studies, see the Academy’s website at:
WALKS and TOURS
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 take a chance!
Liz Jones Memorial Walks
|A selection of 12 walks around Lyme Regis area
to do at your leisure
see here for maps
Lyme History Walks
at the Marine Theatre
“Discover the unique and colourful history of Lyme Regis with experienced tour guide Chris Lovejoy”
May – September From outside Lyme Regis Museum
Lasts 1 hour
0797 0068 700 www.ghostwalkslyme.org.uk
Mary Anning Walks
Mary Anning was a world famous fossil hunter - and was featured in Tracey Chevalier's novel Remarkable Creatures - hear stories of her life and see where she lived and hunted.
Meet at Lyme Regis Philpot
Museum, Bridge Street, Lyme Regis,
Open Air Market
Manor Farm Holiday Centre, Charmouth