Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week 28th July - 3rd August 2018
A wide range of events for all the family held at various locations around Lyme Regis www.rnli.org.uk.
Lots of fun all week from the beach and harbour at Lyme Regis. Seven days of activities get under way on Saturday July 28th. Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week is a week full of fun, from a Teddy Bears Picnic, Pavement Art to Swimming in the Bay. There will be various displays, music evenings, fireworks, RAF Displays and Duck race. Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week certainly has something for everyone!
Honiton Show 2nd August 2018
Honiton Show is a showcase for the best of local farming, crafts and rural skills. It draws exhibitors and visitors from all walks of life. Over 20,000 people attend the show and in the region of 1500 livestock entries are received.
The show is proud to host The West Of England Hound Show - a show within a show - which attracts entries from more working packs of hounds than any other event of its kind in the country. There are more than 350 trade exhibitors, which makes the show one of East Devon’s biggest business events. Pedigree and Fun Dog show, Donkey rides and Alpacas make the show fun for the whole family.
Candles on the Cobb 2018
Candles on the Cobb - 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.
2018 Melplash Show - Thursday 23rd August
The Melplash Agricultural Show takes place at the Showground, West Bay, Bridport on Thursday 23rd August. Attracting around 16,000 visitors a year from town and country, it is no surprise that it is regarded as the South West’s Premier one day Agricultural Show, and is known by regular visitors as the ‘friendly’ Show. Show includes many Agricultural exhibitions, heavy horse display, trade stands, food hall, By the sea stand and much much more.... details to follow.
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 - see their website for full details.
Expect more than 30 acts appearing over the weekend at multiple venues.
Bridport Hat Festival 1st September 2018
Eggardon Kite Festival - September 2018
Eggardon Kite Festival 2018
Sunday 23rd September 2018 - 10:30am - 16.30pm
Date to be confirmed
Spooky goings on and Halloween Party - 21st - 28th October 2018
Come and join us for the finale to our spooky Halloween week with the end of season Halloween Party in Dorset.
- 7 days of Halloween fun including;
- The Feely Box Challenge
- Spooky story Telling & Writing
- Creepy Kids Club Games & Crafts
- The Haunted House Experience (Thursday and Friday Evenings)
- Children’s & Family Fancy Dress Competitions
- and much much more...
Then be part of the best Halloween Party on the Jurassic Coast (Friday 27th October). There will be;
- Halloween Haunted House
- Halloween Disco
- Halloween Games
- Fancy Dress – optional
River Cottage day courses and evening events
River Cottage day courses and evening events run throughout the year. Including a four day cookery course at Park Farm. All four days are completely hands on and you will learn all the essential skills based around Bread & Pastry, Meat, Fish, and Vegetables. You will learn about home smoking, cooking offal, marinating fish and some outdoor cooking. There are also events at the Store and Canteen which was featured in the chicken out programme with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and filmed in nearby Axminster.
Upcoming Events and Courses
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