What’s On?

  • Robin Ince - spring 2017 photo Timothy Ginn COMEDY: Robin Ince | Thursday 19 April - The star of The Infinite Monkey Cage returns brings his first new solo show for three years to Lyme Regis. Expect a hilarious night-out about love, death and art – with a teeny bit of physics. Fizzing with ideas about creativity in science and art, as well as asking why we believe we see, what […]
  • IMG_0319 MUSIC | THE SUNDAY SESSIONS | SUNDAY 22 APRIL - A post-roast music session in our lovely bar overlooking the Cobb    This is a new relaxed Sunday afternoon event with the best in local talent. It is hosted by Street & Matthews, an acoustic duo who are one half of popular local band DeltaTango7. They play a selection of blues and classic songs, and […]
  • NYC MARINE YOUNG COMPANY | MONDAY 23 APRIL – MONDAY 9 JULY - JOIN THE MARINE YOUNG COMPANY AND EXPLORE YOUR CREATIVITY   Marine Theatre, in partnership with Exeter Northcott Theatre, is offering a regular opportunity for 40 talented young people to make thought provoking theatre together in a professional setting. Previous experience of acting is not required, but desire and commitment are compulsory. The sessions will be […]
  • James COMEDY | LYME REGIS COMEDY CLUB WITH JAMES REDMOND|FRIDAY 27 APRIL - James Redmond headlines a raucous night of four comedians for a bargain ticket price. Redmond is a dry, slick and subtle stand up who delivers unexpected twists and turns during his set as he deconstructs his art. He made his name as a model and actor and is best known for roles in ‘Hollyoaks’, ‘Casualty’, […]
  • Henry Blofeld TALK: Henry Blofeld, 78 Retired | Saturday 28 April | Sold out -   Henry Blofeld has hung up his microphone after 50 years commentating on international cricket. The cherished golden voice of cricket has decided to celebrate by touring the country with his brand-new show, jam-packed full of unheard anecdotes from on and off the pitch, as well as stories from the TMS box not allowed on […]
  • JulieDunn 3 MUSIC | JAZZ IN THE BAR WITH JULIE DUNN | SUNDAY 29 APRIL - Revisit Ella Fitzgerald classics in our bar overlooking the Cobb Vocalist Julie Dunn has released three albums, playing alongside Johnny Dankworth’s son Alec. She sings a variety of well loved jazz tunes, influenced by the great jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, as well as some of her own compositions. She will […]
  • 701_RogerMunns_P10001490 (1) copy TALK: Underwater Sound in Blue Planet II | Thursday 3 May - A talk by a sound recording expert from Blue Planet II with audio and visual clips, followed by audience questions. Intrepid Explorers, an organisation which shares stories of field research, is bringing Blue Planet II to Dorset through a special talk at the Marine in Lyme Regis. Professor Steve Simpson will share his experience as […]
  • AvalonJump-Website MUSIC: Tankus the Henge | Friday 4 May - This is an upbeat festival band that thrills audiences at all of Europe’s biggest shindigs, including Glastonbury, WOMAD, and Montreux Jazz Festival. Most people remember Tankus the Henge for its wild showmanship; frontman Jaz Delorean occupies the stage with jagger-esque aplomb, leaping from on top of a smoking piano and launching into the audience like […]
  • into the groove disco MUSIC | INTO THE GROOVE: DISCO | SATURDAY 5 MAY - Get flared up for a fun disco at the Marine with all your pop, rock, and disco hits from three decadent decades.   It’s back. Our popular disco returns to the Marine. It’s a fun night with drinks deals and pop, disco, and rock classics. This time we’re extending scope, covering music from the 60s […]
  • barn dance MUSIC: Marine May Day | Sunday 6 May - On May Day Bank Holiday weekend, come for a country knees-up with ceilidh band Red Shed. They are playing all night long, with dancing from Uplyme Morris.   Join us at the Marine as welcome Red Shed back to Lyme Regis; the band has played at the Marine at our New Year parties. Red Shed […]
  • Manon SCREENING | ROYAL BALLET: MANON | TUESDAY 8 MAY - KENNETH MACMILLAN’S POWERFUL TELLING OF MANON AND DES GRIEUX’S TRAGIC LOVE IS A MASTERPIECE OF MODERN BALLET Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she can’t […]
  • Macbeth
Royal National Theatre London SCREENING | NT LIVE: MACBETH | THURSDAY 10 MAY - Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy directed by Rufus Norris   Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly […]
  • Steve Dagleish MUSIC | LYME FOLK REVISITED | FRIDAY 11 MAY - A trio of acts headlined by Ranagri, a quartet bringing a little Celtic touch to this corner of Dorset. Toby Noble and Steve Dagleish will also play at this fundraiser for Lyme Folk Weekend.     This one-off special show featuring two solo performers who have featured on smaller stages at Lyme Folk Weekend, and […]
  • S&K Adele 49 COMEDY: Adele Is Younger Than Us | Saturday 12 May - Acclaimed comedy duo Stiff and Kitsch bring their Edinburgh show to Dorset. Adele Is Younger Than Us is the culmination of years of optimistic frustration wedged into an hour of musical stand-up. Watch as Sally and Rhiannon emerge from the cocoon of long and painful adolescence into the world of womanhood, only to realise they […]
  • That Good Night_Image_2 CINEMA | THAT GOOD NIGHT | SUNDAY 13 MAY - John Hurt’s final film: Ralph is in his seventies and terminally ill.    That Good Night stars award winner, John Hurt (The Elephant Man, Midnight Express) in his last leading role as Ralph, a once-famous film director in his seventies who has two missions in life. Ralph wishes to be reconciled with his son, Michael […]
  • 2018 Image MUSIC | ELI WEST | THURSDAY 17 MAY - Well-known for his work with Cahalen Morrison, Tim O’Brien, and Jayme Stone, the Americana and folk singer and instrumentalist oozes understated talent.   This is an intimate show by one of the most tasteful and innovative of young American musicians: Seattle-based Eli West. Old and new, folk and jazz, vocal and instrumental, odd and accessible, subtle […]
  • Persuasion_2048 x 1365 THEATRE | PERSUASION | FRIDAY 18 MAY & SATURDAY 19 MAY - The Jane Austen classic adapted for stage Anne Elliot was young and in love. Engaged to the dashing but poor naval officer, Commander Wentworth, her ambitious family tore them apart. Years later, the tables have turned and a chance encounter could lead Anne towards the true love she has yearned for or a life forever […]
  • Royal Wedding Screening SCREENING | THE ROYAL WEDDING | SATURDAY 19 MAY - If you haven’t received an invite, you can watch the Royal Wedding live in Lyme on the big screen. Hurrah! Enjoy everything British with strawberries and cream, homemade victoria sponge, cucumber sandwiches, and Pimms at this community screening of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. Wedding outfits, hats, buttonholes. and corsages are encouraged.     […]
  • Frankenstein 2 THEATRE | FRANKENSTEIN | TUESDAY 22 MAY - Mary Shelley’s masterpiece is re-imagined to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the novel’s publication. Angel rising… Slowly, painfully, out of the fusion of rabid light and impenetrable darkness, Angel emerges, alien and alienated. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein translated in a free form modern interpretation to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the novel’s publication.  The new play embraces the […]
  • georgie_fame__400dpi_ MUSIC: Georgie Fame | Thursday 24 May | Sold out - The jazz and rhythm and blues star opens the Jazz Jurassica Festival in a special concert   One of a very select number of UK tour dates, Georgie Fame appears in the intimate setting of Marine Theatre. With a blend of jazz and R&B, Georgie Fame has consistently worked in the highest musical circles and […]
  • Fliss Gorst MUSIC | FLISS GORST BAND | FRIDAY 25 MAY - An evening of good-time sophistication, with swinging originals and dance classics.   This a London based band who perform authentic swing, original tunes, and new takes on old classics. The 6 piece band is led by saxophonist Fliss Gorst and consist of a stellar line up of London’s finest musicians. Guest vocalists is  the acclaimed Canadian […]
  • james taylor quartet MUSIC | JAMES TAYLOR QUARTET | SATURDAY 26 MAY - Acid Jazz legend plays in Lyme   For a quarter of a century, the James Taylor Quartet have set the standard for the coolest sounds in funky acid jazz. On dozens of mighty albums and at their legendary gigs at home and around the world, they’ve quietly become a byword for distinguished British creativity. The […]
  • JazzBabylon MUSIC | JAZZ BABYLON | SUNDAY 27 MAY - This nine-piece mini orchestra brings the infectious rhythms of the Caribbean to an energetic live performance fusing ska, reggae, and jazz.       Taking inspiration from the highly acclaimed Jazz Jamaica, Jazz Babylon marry reggae riffs to classic and contemporary jazz with a full rhythm section, saxophones, flute, trumpet, brass, and a female vocalist. […]
  • Liane Colour (Photographer Greg Heath) MUSIC | LIANE CARROLL TRIO | SUNDAY 27 MAY - A pillar of the British jazz and soul scene for over thirty-five years. Pianist and singer Liane Caroll, regularly receives rave reviews for her albums in the broadsheets; according to The Guardian, she is “a powerful, soul-inflected performer with an Ella Fitzgerald-like improv athleticism and an emotional frankness on ballads”. She’s recorded for Ronnie Scott’s Jazz […]
  • Ivo2 COMEDY | LYME REGIS COMEDY CLUB WITH IVO GRAHAM | MONDAY 28 MAY - A Bank Holiday edition of our popular Comedy Club run by Bridport’s funny man Tom Glover; there are four comics on the bill!   With regular appearances on Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo, this is a great chance to see Ivo Graham in a small venue. Apologetic Eton and Oxford alumnus Ivo […]
  • fowokan-band MUSIC | REGGAE NIGHT WITH FOWOKAN | FRIDAY 1 JUNE - The sounds of Jamaica will be in the air in Lyme Regis once again with the return of this popular event that features live music, DJs, and drinks offers. Headlining is authentic Reggae band Fowokan, who are currently touring their new album ‘Shadow of Rasta’. The band was formed by Jamaican-born drummer Sam Kelly, who […]
  • Romeo & Juliet Marine Theatre THEATRE | ROMEO AND JULIET | SATURDAY 2 JUNE - The popular Handlebards theatre company return to Lyme Regis for an outside performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy.   The HandleBards are the world’s first cycling theatre company. Before touring their “seriously silly” production of Romeo and Juliet around the world, they pedalled it 1500 miles around the UK by bicycle, with all the necessary set, props […]
  • an ideal husband SCREENING | AN IDEAL HUSBAND | THURSDAY 5 JUNE - A new production of Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece will be broadcast from the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End. An Ideal Husband explores corruption and morality, bringing an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. An ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured. Until Mrs Cheveley appears in London […]
  • Martin Harley Solo Press Shot MUSIC | MARTIN HARLEY | FRIDAY 8 JUNE - A show from the acoustic roots and blues guitarist with an international reputation.   The new studio album ‘Static In The Wires’ was released in February 2017; it was recorded in Nashville. It follows the critically acclaimed ‘Live At Southern Ground. A ‘Spellbinding 50 minutes’ as The Observer put it. It is Martin’s 7th album […]
  • The greatest showan CINEMA | THE GREATEST SHOWMAN | SATURDAY 9 JUNE - Starring Hugh Jackman, this popular film celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.   Orphaned, penniless but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American Phineas Taylor Barnum will always be remembered as […]
  • coppelia SCREENING | BOLSHOI BALLET: COPPELIA | SUNDAY 10 JUNE - A Bolshoi ballet screening   Swanhilda notices her fiancee Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppélia who sits reading on her balcony each day. Nearly breaking up the two sweethearts, Coppelia is not what she seems and Swanhilda decides to teach Franz a lesson…  The Bolshoi’s unique version of Coppélia exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original […]
  • Jesse Molins MUSIC | JAZZ IN THE BAR WITH JESSE MOLLINS | SUNDAY 10 JUNE - A jazzy session in our bar overlooking the bay Jesse Molins is a popular jazz guitarist who has evolved his sophisticated style working in the South West and London. As well as leading his own groups he is a regular with the Dave Hankin Big Band and has been described as “a hard swinging jazz […]
  • swan lake2 SCREENING | ROYAL BALLET : SWAN LAKE | TUESDAY 12 JUNE - Screened from the Royal Opera House, this is a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreographyby Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov […]
  • ronnie_scotts with logo MUSIC | THE RONNIE SCOTT’S ALL STARS | FRIDAY 15 JUNE - From the legendary Soho haunt, its resident musicians perform a vast repertoire of jazz music, alongside narration and rare archive images in ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Soho Songbook’   From London’s world-famous jazz club, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars take to the stage to celebrate ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Soho Songbook’. Since its humble beginnings as a basement music […]
  • guitars on the beach MUSIC | GUITARS ON THE BEACH AFTER PARTY | SATURDAY 16 JUNE - Come in for a drink and after-show shindig for the UK’s biggest guitar festival, which takes place in Lyme The UK’s largest guitar festival takes place on the beach in Lyme Regis, when thousands of guitarists simultaneously play a selection of well-known songs and form Britain’s biggest band. Our bar will be open all night, […]
  • Father's Day Brunch MUSIC | FATHER’S DAY JAZZ BRUNCH | SUNDAY 17 JUNE - Treat your father to a delicious brunch made by the ‘Feasting House’ of Ottery St Mary, The Rusty Pig, whilst listening to Californian jazz vocalist Allison Adams-Tucker. Allison is an internationally acclaimed artist and has entertained audiences in Japan, Europe, Mexico, and the US, including performances at the Blue Note in New York, Ronnie Scott’s, […]
  • Back to the Shack 213 kb MUSIC | BACK TO THE SHACK | FRIDAY 22 JUNE - Back To The Shack play a heady brew of foot-stomping blues and classic Americana, all performed in their own distinct style.   The band features dobro, guitar, accordion, double bass, and vocals, and is led by Julian Phillips and Izi Onslow Julian has played in concerts and festivals in Europe and America and is highly […]
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA COMEDY | LYME REGIS COMEDY CLUB WITH SEAN MCLOUGHLIN | SATURDAY 23 JUNE - Four comedians perform in one night for our excellent value Comedy Club. June’s edition is headlined by Ricky Gervais’s support act, Sean McLoughlin alongside Phil Cooper, Paul Ricketts, and host Tom Glover. You might have seen him on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Comedy Central’s Live, or Brexit Stage Left. Sean has performed at Just For […]
  • IMG_0319 MUSIC: The Sunday Sessions | Sunday 24 June - A post-roast music session in our lovely bar overlooking the Cobb    This is a relaxed Sunday afternoon event with the best in local musical talent. The launch is hosted by Street & Matthews, an acoustic duo who are one half of popular local band DeltaTango7. They play a selection of blues and classic songs, […]
  • Glyndebourne_2018_VANESSA_Landscape_[TEXTLESS] SCREENING | GLYNDEBOURNE: MADAMA BUTTERFLY | TUESDAY 26 JUNE - Puccini’s opera​ is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action. When an innocent young Geisha meets an American naval officer she falls instantly and deeply in love. Giving up her family and her faith, she risks all in marriage to […]
  • Glyndebourne_2018_SAUL_Portrait_[TEXTLESS] SCREENING | GLYNDEBOURNE: SAUL | THURSDAY 26 JULY - George Frideric Handel’s Saul, which was recorded live at Glyndebourne in 2015 David has vanquished the giant Goliath, but not everyone rejoices in his victory. Jealous of the young warrior, King Saul turns against him, descending into violent, destructive madness that forces his children to choose between loyalty and love, tearing both a family and […]
  • Glyndebourne_2018_VANESSA_Landscape_[TEXTLESS] (1) SCREENING | GLYNDEBOURNE: VANESSA | TUESDAY 14 AUGUST - Samuel Barber’s Vanessa broadcast live from Glyndebourne   A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.   Abandoned by her lover Anatol, Vanessa retreats from the world, waiting and hoping with only her mother and her niece Erika for company. But […]
  • Tom-Robinson-2017-Band-Tour MUSIC: Tom Robinson | Friday October 5 - The 70s singer, 6Music DJ, and activist plays the classic album Power In The Darkness, alongside other hits. Born in Cambridge in 1950, Tom Robinson first became known in the late 1970s as a musician and LGBT activist with the Tom Robinson Band (TRB) who were early supporters of Rock Against Racism and Amnesty International. […]