Here are some events that have happened in previous years during each month in Lyme Regis. Lyme has so much goign on that we’ve just picked the main events. If you’d like you event added just e-mail us!


1. Fossil Walks – Guided walks along the Lyme Regis beach and cliffs to discover fossils and learn about the area’s history.

2. Lyme Lunge – A New Year’s Day tradition where brave swimmers take a dip in the cold waters of the English Channel.

3. Dorset Brocante – A vintage and antique market featuring a range of items, including clothes, homeware, and collectibles.


1. Lyme Regis Literary Festival – A celebration of literature and writing with talks, workshops, and book signings featuring renowned authors.

2. Valentine’s Dinner – Restaurants and cafes in Lyme Regis offering special Valentine’s Day menus.

3. Seaweed Forage – A guided tour along the shore to collect organic seaweed, followed by cooking and tasting sessions.


1. B Sharp Busking Festival – A weekend of live music featuring local and upcoming musicians, performing in various locations around Lyme Regis.

2. Easter Egg Hunt – Easter-themed treasure hunts for children in various locations around Lyme Regis.

3. Fishing Trips – Deep sea and shore fishing trips for all levels of anglers, taking place throughout the month.


1. Jazz Jurassica – A jazz festival featuring world-class jazz musicians from around the globe.

2. Lyme Regis Fossil Festival – A popular event celebrating the town’s geological history with various activities, talks and interactive exhibitions.

3. Dorset Food and Drink Festival – A two-week festival celebrating the very best of Dorset’s locally produced food and drink.


1. May Day Celebrations – A traditional May Day celebration featuring Morris dancing and live music.

2. Lyme Regis Walking Festival – A weekend of guided walks exploring the local countryside and coastline.

3. Vintage and Classic Car Show – A display of vintage and classic cars from all eras.


1. Midsummer Pantomime – A traditional British pantomime performed by local amateur actors.

2. Ponies on the Beach – A charity event featuring a display of beautiful horses and ponies on the beach.

3. RNLI Lifeboat Week – A week-long event in aid of the RNLI, featuring live music, sports events and displays by the Red Arrows.


1. Lifeboat Week – A popular week of events in aid of the RNLI, including a duck race, live music, and a display by the Red Arrows.

2. Marine Theatre Summer Season – A range of shows, including drama, comedy and music, taking place throughout the month.

3. Lyme Regis ArtsFest – A celebration of the town’s vibrant artistic community, featuring exhibitions, workshops, and performances.


1. Great British Beach Clean – Volunteers gathering to help keep Lyme Regis beach clean.

2. Regatta and Carnival Week – A week of events, including live music, parades, and fireworks.

3. Pop-up Cinema – Outdoor cinema experiences showing classic and contemporary films.


1. Lyme Regis Folk Festival – A celebration of traditional folk music and dance, featuring performances, workshops and sessions.

2. Food Rocks – A food festival showcasing the best of Dorset’s food and drink scene, featuring demos and tastings.

3. Sailing Regatta – A sailing regatta taking place in the beautiful waters off Lyme Regis.


1. Wessex Morris Men – A traditional Morris Dancing group performing in Lyme Regis.

2. Spirit of Bridport Halloween Tour – A spooky guided tour through the streets and alleys of nearby Bridport.

3. Bonfire and Fireworks Night – A spectacular display of fireworks and bonfires on Lyme Regis beach.


1. Lyme Regis Walking Festival – Guided walks along the coast path, exploring the surrounding countryside.

2. Food and Drink Festival – A celebration of local food and drink featuring tastings and demos.

3. Christmas Markets and Fairs – Festive markets and fairs featuring local crafts, gifts, and food.


1. Christmas Lights Switch-On – A festive event to switch on the Christmas lights in Lyme Regis.

2. Christmas Shopping and Late Night Shopping – Local shops extending their opening hours for late night shopping.

3. Pantomime – A festive pantomime performance for all the family.

Please note that events can vary from year to year and these are just a few examples of the many things on.
To find out the latest events happening in Lyme Regis, it’s always best to check the local tourist information or event listing on local websites.