There's a fantastic range of events happening across west Dorset this weekend, from a music festival and food festival by the sea, to looking back at Theresa May's best and worst moments.



  • Jurassic Fields Music Festival kicks off this evening with a great line-up of live music, comedy, entertainment and food at Asker Meadows, Bridport. It will start at 6pm and tickets can be found at or Bridport Tourist Information Centre.


  • The Dorset Street Food Festival returns to Lyme Regis from 12 noon. Expect a range of culinary delights from all over the world, washed down with a pint of craft beer or cocktails. For more information and free tickets, visit


  • Join Pests Productions to celebrate Theresa May’s greatest hits and misses at Theresa May’s Farewell Tour at the Lyric Theatre in Barrack Street from 8pm. Enjoy a night of campaigns, Brexit bingo, cabaret games, the hunt for a new leader and vote for the first ‘Miss Brexit’. Pay what you can on the night. Suggested entry is £10.


  • Cast and crew of Fisherman’s Friends will be at the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis, revealing secrets and anecdotes at a special screening of the film. The film is based on a true story about Port Isaac’s Fisherman’s Friends, a group of Cornish fishermen, who achieve a Top 10 hit after they are signed by Universal Records. Tickets cost £8 in advance from or £10 on the door. The bar opens at 6pm, with the film starting at 7pm.


  • The Lyme Light Singers will present ‘Music for a Summer Evening’ at the Baptist Church, Lyme Regis. They will perform light-hearted music from Orlando Gibbons to Vaughan Williams and beyond, plus solo items. The concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £8 from Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre.



  • Jurassic Fields Music Festival continues today with more music, comedy and entertainment at Asker Meadows in Bridport from 11am.


  • Lyme Regis will be hosting the Dorset Street Food Festival from 12 noon to 10pm. Enjoy a range of different food from numerous food vendors throughout the day.


  • The monthly Bridport Vegan Market returns to the town hall from 10am to 2.30pm. Find food, beauty, gifts and much more.


  • Enjoy a summer garden party at St Swithun’s Church, with music from St Swithun’s Band, dancing displays, games, cakes, ice creams, refreshments and much more from 12 noon to 2.30pm. Entry is free.


  • Author Sue Sims will be giving a talk - ‘Healing Words’ - about the story of a mother and son writing their way through cancer. This will take place at Bridport LSi from 12.30pm and tickets are free, but donations will be accepted for Cancer Research UK and the LSi.


  • Find out more about English landscape painter, Eric Ravilious, at a study day in St Mary’s Church House. Join tutor Pam Simpson to explore his work and life from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Tickets cost £25, which include tea, coffee and cake, and can be booked by calling 01300 321715 or emailing


  • Uplyme and Lyme Regis Horticultural Society will be holding their 90th annual summer show at Uplyme Village Hall from 1pm to 5pm. Learn circus skills, listen to music, take a ride on a steam train, watch the dog show and demonstrations, browse numerous stall and horticultural entries and enjoy a range of food. Entry costs £2.50 and for more information, visit



  • Dorset Street Food Festival continues in Lyme Regis today from 12 noon to 8pm. It will be the last day to try some of the delicious food and drink on offer from a range of vendors.


  • Members of Colmer WI will be offering cream teas from The Salt House in West Bay from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, fundraising for their chosen charities.