Local Events Calendar

Beach huts, Lyme Regis Beach huts, Lyme Regis
Seatown beach Seatown beach
Local firework displays Local firework displays
Red Arrows, Lyme Regis RNLI Week Red Arrows, Lyme Regis RNLI Week
Many local events all year round Many local events all year round
River Cottage HQ, Trinity Hill, Axminster River Cottage HQ, Trinity Hill, Axminster
Tourist Information Office, Axminster Tourist Information Office, Axminster
South West Coast Path at Seatown South West Coast Path at Seatown
Axe Vale Festival of Gardening Axe Vale Festival of Gardening
Local beer & cider festivals Local beer & cider festivals

All events subject to change as well as the weather! You are welcome to check with us before booking if you are coming for a specific event.

For 2019 River Cottage Food Fair will be held on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May (late May Bank Holiday weekend) and the River Cottage Festival will be held on Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August (Bank Holiday weekend)

January
Tuesday 1st Lyme Lunge - Fancy dress swim in the sea at Lyme Regis

February
Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd Dorchester Beer Festival

March
Sunday 3rd Plant and Gardening Fair, Forde Abbey

April
Sunday 14th Spring Plant Fair, Mapperton Gardens near Beaminster
Saturday 20th Best of Devon Gin Festival, Exeter
Saturday 20th Abbotsbury Food Fair
Sunday 21st Plant Fair, Burrow Farm Gardens near Axminster
Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th Bridport Film Festival

May
Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th Fossil Festival, Lyme Regis and Charmouth
Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th Toby Buckland Garden Festival, Powderham Castle near Exeter
Saturday 4th - Monday 6th May Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink
Sunday 5th Dorset Knob Throwing Festival near Dorchester
Thursday 16th - Saturday 18th Devon County Show, Westpoint Showground, Clyst St. Mary near Exeter
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th Spring Tide Food Fair, Burton Bradstock
Friday 24th - Monday 27th Jazz Jurassica, Lyme Regis
Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th River Cottage Spring Food Fair near Axminster
Sunday 26th May Classic and Vintage Rally, Pecorama, Beer
Monday 27th Sherborne Country Fair

June
Sunday 9th - Saturday 15th Bridport Food and Beer Festival
Saturday 15th Guitars on the Beach, Lyme Regis
Sunday 16th Summer Plant Fair, Burrow Farm Gardens near Axminster
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd Axevale Festival of Gardening and Crafts, Axminster
Sunday 23rd Westland Coast to Coast Veteran and Vintage Motorcycle Run starts in Lyme Regis
Saturday 29th Lets Rock Exeter Music Festival, Powderham Castle

July
Sunday 7th July Classic Car Show, Donkey Sanctuary, near Sidmouth
Friday 12th and Saturday 13th Jurassic Fields Music Festival, Bridport
Friday 12th and Saturday 13th Dorset Street Food Festival, Lyme Regis
Saturday 13th Yeovilton Air Day
Sunday 21st Classic and Supercars Show, Sherborne Castle
Thursday 25th Classic Car Show and Craft Fair, Forde Abbey nr Chard
Friday 26th - Sunday 28th Bridport Folk Festival
Saturday 27th - Saturday 3rd August Lifeboat Week, Lyme Regis

August
Saturday 27th July - Saturday 3rd Lifeboat Week, Lyme Regis
(Firework Display Saturday 3rd August evening)
Thursday 1st Honiton and District Agricultural Show
Friday 2nd - Friday 9th Sidmouth Folk Week
Saturday 3rd - Sunday 11th Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Week
(Carnival Procession normally on Saturday 10th)
Saturday 10th South West Astronomy Fair, Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth
Friday 16th - Sunday 18th Beautiful Days Family Music Festival, Ottery St. Mary
Saturday 17th Bridport Carnival
Saturday 17th Dorchester Cider Festival
Sunday 18th Torchlight Procession from Bridport to West Bay
Thursday 22nd Melplash Show
Thursday 22nd - Monday 26th Great Dorset Steam Fair, Blandford Forum
Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th and Monday 26th River Cottage Festival
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th Sidmouth Regatta (Red Arrows display on Friday 24th to be confirmed)
Friday 30th - Sunday 1st September Lyme Folk Festival. Lyme Regis

September
Friday 30th August - Sunday 1st Lyme Folk Festival, Lyme Regis
Saturday 7th Bridport Hat Festival
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th Dorset County Show, Dorchester
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th Food Rocks Festival, Lyme Regis (hosted by Mark Hix)
Saturday 21st Sidmouth Classic Car Show, Sidmouth Cricket Club
Saturday 28th Sidmouth Illuminated Carnival
Saturday 28th Mapperton House Food Festival near Beaminster

October
Friday 4th - Sunday 13th Sidmouth Science Festival

November
Saturday 2nd Fireworks display, Lyme Regis
Sunday 30th Christmas Light Switch-On, Lyme Regis

December


Useful websites:
www.axminster.biz
www.lymeregis.org
www.whatsoninlyme.co.uk
www.visit-dorset.com
www.bridportandwestbay.co.uk
www.visitsouthdevon.co.uk