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Events in Lyme Regis – May to August - May 15th, 2015

Lyme Regis Jazz & Blues Weekend (29-31 May)

Jazz & Blues lovers will be flocking to Lyme Regis Jazz & Blues Festival in May.  Live music from the like if Dr Feelgood, Clive’s Smith’s Trio and much more. Tickets for individual events cost from £6 per person. Weekend tickets cost £50 person person and available from Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre on Bridge Street – Tel: 01297 442138

The Big Mix 2015 (4 July)
The Big Mix is Lyme’s own youth music festival by the sea, providing an eclectic mix of upbeat and groove based acts, a showcase of some of the most exciting and vibrant young music acts around.Tickets cost from £5 per person.

Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week (18-25 July)

A week of fun, games, music and displays for all the family. Enter the RNLI Lottery to win £5,000 and raise money for this good cuase.

Regatta and Carnival Week (1-9 August)
The ever popular Carnival draw lots of families into the town. With over 60 events spread across the week helping to raising money for local good causes, including Teddy Bears’ Picnics, sailing races, pavement art competitions, dog shows, sand sports and Fete Games – follow throughout the week, raising money for local causes.

Lyme Folk Weekend (21-23 August)
The 3rd Annual Lyme Folk weekend is one of the highlights of the SW’s music calendar.

Lyme Lympics 2015 (26 August)
Eccentrics of all ages will appreciate the wacky beach races at the Lyme Lympics. The day features such non-Olympic sports as mermaid racing, the eight-legged race, skateboard mackerel relay, tug o’ war, nettle-eating and the old fossils’ electric buggy race.

Lyme Regis Mackerel Festival (4-6 September)

Love Seafood?  Then the Mackerel Festival is for you.  Championed by local celebrity chef Mark Hix Celebrating this harvest festival of Lyme Bay is an opportunity to explore all things fishy: food, fishing and other fun, family focused seaside things!  Tickets cost £25.


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