Lyme Regis Events 2020


Below are some of the key event dates in Lyme Regis during 2020. Not to be missed!

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival TBC

The Lyme Regis Fossil Festival has both free and ticketed events which provide fun for all the family. For the programme and more information please visit:

Jazz Jurassica Friday 22nd May – Monday 25th May 2020

Get into the groove over the Spring May Bank Holiday Weekend at Jazz Jurassica, the four day festival of jazz, blues and soul in the stunning seaside setting of Lyme Regis. Music at the Marine Theatre, on the seafront and around town. More information at:

River Cottage Food Fair TBC

Join Hugh and the River Cottage Team for a weekend of fun at the farm. For more information please visit:

Lifeboat Week Saturday 25th July – Friday 31st July 2020

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 & Carnival Week Monday 3rd August – Monday 10th August 2020

The biggest fundraising week in Lyme Regis with 60 events throughout the week including fireworks, carnival processions and regatta races. More information and schedule at:

River Cottage Festival Saturday 24th August – Sunday 25th August 2019

Join the team at River Cottage for a weekend of music, food and fun on the farm. More information available at:

Candles on the Cobb Dates TBC

This is a spectacular events which illuminates the Cobb Harbour in Lyme Regis with 5000 tea-light candles. The events raises thousands of pounds for charities across the UK every year. For more information and to sponsor candle please visit:

Lyme Folk Weekend Friday 28th August – Sunday 30th August 2020

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. Expect more than 30 acts appearing over the weekend at multiple venues. For tickets and further information please visit:

Food Rocks Saturday 5th September – Sunday 6th September 2020

Mark Hix’s Food Rock is back! A popular food and drinks festival with things to eat and drink from Dorset and the surround areas. For more information please visit:

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