Still time to help Lyme Regis celebrate the Queen’s 90th

PUBLISHED: 14:18 23 May 2016 | UPDATED: 14:29 23 May 2016


Tickets to all town council events are available until Tuesday, June 7.

Tickets are still available for a number of special events to be held in Lyme Regis in celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday.

A full programme of activities including parties, displays, fireworks and parades will take place from Wednesday, June 8 to Sunday, June 12.

There are several events which are ticket only and numbers are limited.

Tickets for the children’s party on Saturday, June 11, are free to Lyme Regis children of primary and preschool ages, available from St Michael’s Primary school. Proof of Lyme Regis residency will be required for non-pupils.

The party will be held at the Woodmead Halls from 2.30pm to 4.30pm and preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult.

Music will be provided by Wessex Star Disco and party games and food will be included.

Tickets for the disco on Saturday, June 11, are also free, available from the Hub and the town council offices for 11 to 16-year-olds.

It will be held at the Woodmead Halls from 6.30pm to 9.30pm and hot dogs and soft drinks will be provided.

On Sunday, June 12, an adults’ lunch will be held at the Woodmead Halls from 12.30pm to 4pm, with entertainment from the Lyme Luggers ukulele group.

Tickets are £5 and are available from the town council offices.

These events have been organised by Lyme Regis Town Council and all tickets are available until June 7.

Other events include a cream tea for the Over 70s at the Alexandra Hotel on Wednesday, June 8, at 2.30pm, with tickets available from Hallett Court.

Celebration mugs will be presented to children at St Michael’s Primary and Preschool by the Mayor, Cllr Owen Lovell.

A full peal of bells will ring for three hours on Saturday, June 11, from 3pm, followed by fireworks at the Cobb at 10pm.

The annual civic parade will be held on Sunday, 12 June, leaving from Langmoor Gardens at 9.40am, leading to St Michael’s Parish Church for the civic service at 10am.

The Jubilee Pavilion will host a photographic display of life in Lyme Regis during the Queen’s life, compiled by Lyme Regis Museum.

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