Local Events

Local events in and around Charmouth in 2017

Date Event
4 March Charmouth Heritage Centre Jurassic Rocks and Fossils Day
24-26 March Jurassic Coast Challenge
30 March Secrets of the Jurassic Coast at Hensleigh House
14-15 April Lyme Regis Beer Festival
16 April Easter Bonnet Parade Lyme Regis
17 April Lyme Regis Duck Race
29 April – 30 April Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
30 April Dorset Knob Throwing & Frome Valley Food Festival
20 May Spring Tide Food Festival
26-29 May Lyme Regis Jazz Festival
11 – 17 June Bridport Food and Beer Festival
17 June Guitars on the beach
17 June (to be confirmed) World nettle eating championships – Bottle Inn, Marshwood
17 – 18 June Axe Vale Festival (Country show)
1 July Charmouth Challenge a 8-mile walk, 8-mile fell run and a 2-mile fun run
14 – 15 July Jurassic Fields Music Festival, Bridport
TBA Red Arrows display over Lyme Bay – 19:00
22-29 July Lyme Bay Lifeboat week
5 – 6 August Dorset Food & Arts Festival, Poundbury
5 – 13 August Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival
6 August West Bay Day
11 – 13 August Purbech Steam Rally
13 August Bridport Folk Festival
19 – 20 August Bridport Carnival and Torchlight procession
19-20 August Food Rocks Festival
20 August Buckham Fair – Martin Clunes Pony & Dog show
20 August Bridport Torchligh Procession
24 August Melplash Agricultural Show
24-28 August Great Dorset Steam Fair
1-3 September Lyme Folk Weekend
2 September Bridport Hat Festival
2-3 September Dorset County Show
17 September Autumn Charity Garden Fair at Mapperton
12-29 October Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens Enchanted Illuminations
5 – 12 November Bridport Literary Festival
4 November Charmouth Bonfire and Fireworks on the beach
25 December Charmouth Christmas Day Swim

Regular Events

See our Regular Events page for details of meetings, events, clubs and societies.

Don’t forget Charmouth Market – every Monday to the end of September!

Charmouth Library

The Library page has details of events at Charmouth Central

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