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what’s on in Lyme Regis in august 2018?

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August 14, 2018

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa is nestled in the beautiful Axe Valley, with views reaching to the Devonshire Coastline. This relaxing oasis is an ideal holiday getaway along the Devon/Dorset border, with the beautiful Ezina Spa on site offering a range of Aromatherapy Associates treatments and The Beeches Restaurant serving delicious food, you’ll never want to leave.


Lyme Regis folk festival 2018

At: Marine Theatre, DT7 3BS
When: 31st August – 2nd September
Prices: Vary depending on event

Enjoy a full weekend of Folk music from local and national musicians at one of the areas most popular summer events. The festival has a history of showcasing fantastic young talented artists that may not get the chance to show their skills elsewhere, the festival takes places at different venues around the town and a full programme of events where you can find them can be found on the theatre website.


candles on the cobb

At: The Cobb, DT7 3JJ
When: 26th August
Prices: TBC

An annual and breathtaking event illuminates the historic Cobb Harbour in Lyme Regis with over 5000 tea light candles! When you purchase your candle you’ll be helping to raise funds for local and national charities, including the Lyme Regis Youth Projects and the British Royal Legion, the tea lights help to transform the harbour into an amazing sight as the walls turn into an endless chain of illuminations. The event has previously raised up to £40,000 for chosen charities.



At: The Courtyard, DT7 3PU
When: 31st August – 12th September. 10.30am – 4.30pm
Prices: Free

Four fantastic artists of different mediums have joined together to showcase their impressive talents. Celia Goodman and Kathy Collins are glass artists, Martin Collins is a potter and Jasper Jacob is a watercolourist, they are all inspired by landscapes and seascapes and will be demonstrating how they are inspired by and use colour, light and shape to create their beautiful pieces of work.


anonymous festival 10th anniversary

At: Weymouth Avenue, DT1 1QZ
When: 25th August. 11am – 6pm
Prices: Free

A wonderful one day family fun festival in Dorchester, which is now its 10th year! The festival showcases a whole host of fabulous activities and events for the whole family, including graffiti art workshops, freerunning, wall climbing, circus shows, craft sessions, a bungee run, as well as live music and delicious food available! Enjoy a day out at a family friendly festival where you can get stuck into all the activities and have a blast this bank holiday!


the maori murders

At: Hannah’s at Seale-Hayne, TQ12 6SU
When: 25th August. 7pm
Prices: £25 (including 3 course meal)

Enjoy a fabulous night of fancy dress and a delicious 3 course meal while you solve the murder of the century! Discover the secrets of the characters and try to find out who is guilty, was the death an accident or is something more sinister afoot? You be the judge, and don’t forget to don your best 1920’s fancy dress to really enjoy the fun!


Book your Hawkchurch Resort & Spa holiday this August be sure to join in on these exciting events, and after a full day’s exploring you can retreat back to luxury for some much need rest, soaking up the beautiful views from your private decking and wonderful hot tub.

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