Come and visit LYME REGIS CARNIVAL 2011 6th – 14th August Great weather, great events, great people – the perfect place to be in summer
Information to help you plan to get the most out of your Lyme Regis Carnival experience Saturday 6th August Sunday 7th August Monday 8th August
Lyme Regis Carnival Week 2012 Event Guide The best way to get all the information you need whilst you’re at Carnival Week 2012 is purchase
Sunday May 5thAnning Road Recreation Ground
Once again this popular event in the Lyme Regis calendar will showcase local organisations who will have stalls all around an events arena. The Fete will be opened at 2.00 p.m. by the Mayor of Lyme Regis, Councillor Sally Holman, accompanied by the Mayoress Jane Whittington and all the proceeds will go to the organisations present. The young people’s organisations in Lyme will provide some stunning arena events. There will be Maypole Dancing from St Michael’s School, Gymnastics from Honiton Gymnastic Club, a Taekwondo demonstration and a display by the Lyme Regis Majorettes.
Teresa Evemy, Chairman of the Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Committee said, “We always look forward to this event because it organised by Lyme People for Lyme People. We look forward to seeing a big crowd of people as there is a great programme of arena entertainment by the young people of Lyme Regis. We are so lucky to have such talented youngsters who are prepared to support their town.”
There is still time for organisations to book a place for their stall at the May Fete. Contact Alan Vian 01297 442220.
The Lyme Regis Easter Bonnet competition and parade will be held on
Sunday 31st March 2013
Judging will be at 2pm
Parade will be at 3pm, with the Lyme Regis Majorettes
CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL 2012
Lyme Regis Baptist Church
Sherbourne Lane, opposite the Cinema
Tues 18 – Fri 21 December
10.30 - 6.00 every day
Wed 6.30 ‘The Spirit of Christmas’
Words and Music in amongst the Christmas Trees
Late Night on Fri until 7.00
10.30 – 2.00
Christmas Trees decorated by local organisations
Lyme Regis Regatta & Carnival Committee
in collaboration with Lyme Regis Baptist Church
CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL 2012
Aim: To provide a Christmas Tree Festival enabling local good causes to decorate a tree, advertise themselves and collect money.
Where: In Lyme Regis Baptist Church.
When: Between Tuesday 18th and Saturday 22nd December. In addition there will be a concert on Wednesday night amongst the Christmas Trees
Admission: Free – but visitors encouraged to make donations.
Stewarding: Lyme Baptist Church
Cost: Organisation pays for the tree (£12) and decorates it.
- A tree planted in a bucket will be provided (the tree is yours to keep at the end).
- Electricity will be available for you to plug in lights (no more than two sets per tree)
- Christmas Music will be played during opening hours.
- Organisations will need to decorate the tree on Monday 17th December between 18.00 and 21.00 and remove it on Saturday 22nd between 14.00 and 15.00.
- Decorate your tree to reflect your organisation. Leave leaflets or information at the base of the tree. Leave a donations pot if you wish (you keep all you collect! But please tell us for our records).
- Security will be provided by the stewards.
- Donation pots will be removed to safe keeping at the close of each day to prevent theft.
- A Festival leaflet will be printed giving details of your organisation.
Call Alan or Lynne Vian right away (closing date: 1st December) to reserve your tree 01297 442220 firstname.lastname@example.org and to receive further details.
WORDS FOR THE PROGRAMME
What would you like us to put in the programme about you? You may use up to twenty words. Please let us have them by 1st December
Spot the window 2012 Answers
Coombe street gallery emporium. Spanner
Bizley art gallery. Padlock
Coombe street gallery Wooden comb
Mill side. Nail polish
Town mill cheesemonger. White board marker pen
Town mill brewery. Pie dish Paper clip
Town mill shop. Cello tape
The pottery. Blue bottle of wine
Nicola Katherine’s. Dog Biscuits
Fuego. 3 halogen spot lights
Richard Austin Gallery. Pound coin
Dannie 2 Clear bead in flower
Cafe Sol. Little red devil
ML Gibson studio. Pencil sharpener
Blue Lias. Bull dog clip
Lyme Regis Fossil Shop. Weight
Your World. Camel
Aroma. Rupert money box
Cheekies Nail or screw
The Mermaid Shop. Shoe
Finishing touch. Swan
Bridge street down
Tourist information centre. Cup a soup
Philpot Museum. Babys bonnet
The Terrace. Takeaway coffee cup
Escadona. Tea bag
Broad Street left
Lucy Anne. Dice
The Bell Cliff. Polo mint
Hilary Higgett. Ball of wool
The fudge and coffee house Screw
Mulberry Manor. Fuse
Liberty and family. Star shaped fairy
Ginger Beer. Sherbert dip
Options. Dog biscuit
Lyrindas. Chef figure
Susie Cole. Screwdriver
KJ Gifts. WD 40
The Old Forge Fossil Shop. Cif
Presto Pasty. Toy train / car?
Lyme Bay Clothing Company. Oxo cubes
The Good Food store. Bucket and spade
Natwest bank. Fossilised stone
Weld mar hospice care trust. Tea bags
HSBC. Nurses hat
No 27. Teapot
Tenovous. Electrical item
Eco Logical. Bottle of coke
Scott Row. Button
Rummage. pack of coffee
Volunteer Inn. Needle and thread
Absolute cup cakes. Sea glass
Neat. Pudsey bear
Silver street left
Creative Interiors. Coffee jar
Sublyme. Wooden elephant
Ad lucem. Flowers
Silver street down
Feather POhotography. Feather
Lyme Bay Cottages. Cern giant
Making Waves. Elastic band
Lyme Soap. Flying duck
Broad street down
House of flowers. Recipe book
Onni. Sandelwood disc
House of sands
Penny Black cafe. battery
Post Office. Light bulb
Bubble bo ho. Hungry catterpiler
Ammonite fine foods. Crow bar
The Cottage Bakery. Dice
Boots. Paper clip
Fortnam Smith and Banwell. The sun
Primary colours. Flea treatment for dogs
Touch of Vintage. Watch
Palmers Estate Agents. Needle light house
Lloyds Bank. Trolley coin
Alice’s Bear Shop. Spanner
Ruby Rock Cakes. Book
The Royal Lion. Rubber duck
Mikes minerals and fossils. Vanilla extracts
Along Came Polly. Pink peg
Cinderella. Stirrup iron
Broad Street down
Fine art and framing. Eye pencil
The Sanctuary Tucan
Beachcomber Gallery. Battery
Arthur Fordham. Toy
Pilot Boat. Ash tray
Marine Parade Cobb
The Alcove. Tape measure
Boylos Water Sports. Toothpaste
National Trust shop. Toothpaste
Richard Austin Screwdriver
Frills. Nail varnish
Casual wear the bonded shop. Keep calm mug
Calico. Sherry glass
Harbour Stores. Birthday candles
The Slipway. Makeup. Gold medal
RNLI shop. Lighter fluid
Hair and henna gazebo. Cup and saucer
Rinky Tinks. chilli pepper
Cobb Road. Cooking pot
Around 1100 people joined us as we paraded through Lyme Regis town, along the sea front and out on to The Cobb.
It was a beautiful still evening which provided the most amazing experience for everyone.
The parade included the energetic Samba Band Street Heat, who also played in the shelters afterwards.
Photos are welcomed if you would like to send yours, please email info (at) lymeregiscarnival.co.uk.
The first winner of the week is:
Golf Ball Derby 4th August – Number 29 Liz Dombrandt
Carnival Games 4th August
Swimming Medley of beach butterfly, backstroke, breast stroke and crawl.
Finalists in qualifying order
Charlie, May, Emily, Hattie, Jack & Rowan
Bronze Emily with 13.5 marks
Silver Hattie with 14 marks
Gold Rowan with 17.7 marks (amazing backflip from standing!)
Gold Rowan setting new Lyme Record (out of the park)
Crab Catching 10th August 2012
1st Sam Cox
2nd Riley Jessop
3rd Archie Price
Pavement Art 11th August 2012
11-14 year olds
Highly commended by the judges were Leon, Beth, Penny and Makenzie
6-10 year olds
1st Neve Wellman
3rd Abigail Hawkes
Highly commended by the judges were Marianne, Riley and Megan
5 and under
1st Rosie Griffiths
2nd Chloe Robinson
3rd Charlotte Garrard
Highly commended by the judges were Tom, Annabel and Madeline
Check back regularly as we’ll be updating this as the week progresses
Our annual Junk Boat Race was held on The Cobb.
Racing began at 19:00. Competitors raced between the pontoon and shoreline.
This years entries were of an impressive standard, with many sporting keels and outriggers.