Lyme Regis Events 2018

Below are some of the key event dates in Lyme Regis during 2018. Not to be missed!


Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week 27th July – 3rd August 2018

Fantastic fundraising at the beach to support our lifeboats! Events run all week including the Red Devils Parachute Display. Book early for this week!


Regatta and Carnival Week 4th August – 12th August 2018

The biggest fundraising week in Lyme Regis with fireworks, carnival processions and regatta races.


Candles on the Cobb Sunday 26th August 2018

“A magical, stunning event when 5000 tea lights candles are placed at thirty centimetre intervals around the historic Cobb and North Wall of the harbour at Lyme Regis and lit”.

Lyme Regis Youth Causes have received 50% of all funds raised and Help for Heroes, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, Diabetes Research, Cancer Research & CLIC/Sergeant and the Devon & Cornwall & Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulances have all received significant donations from the remaining 50% of the proceeds raised. Attracts an audience from around the World!


Lyme Folk Weekend 31st August – 2nd September 2018

Lyme Regis is aiming to become a top annual folk destination so come along to the seaside and enjoy music, dancing, storytelling, shanty singing, workshops and entertainment for all the family. The Summer Festival is starting on Friday 31st August and finishing Sunday 2nd September 2018 and there are events and sessions around Lyme Regis. Expect more than 30 acts appearing over the weekend at multiple venues.

1st March 2018
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