Events Programme 2019

Salcombe Lifeboat Fundraising Crew

Events Programme 2019 – (150th) Year


14th/16th     Historic Lifeboats Weekend, SYC RNLI Regatta, RYC Rally.

    List of boats attending to date

Oniros                                   Joseph Soar                                        Frank Spiller Locke

City of Bradford                 James and Mariska Joycey

Mary Irene Miller             Michael Stephens

14th     Roger Barrett will be giving a talk on the station history at SYC at 7pm.

15th     10am – 4pm Historic boats will be open to the public alongside Normandy pontoon, together with RNLI Lifeguards, Face to Face team.

            10:30 am A ‘shout’ re-enactment will take place.

             7pm   BBQ at SYC with live music. Tickets can be obtained via 

16th     11 am SYC/RNLI dinghy racing with Historic lifeboat as committee boat, followed by RNLI/Fathers’ day lunch from 1-3pm at the Yacht Club. Tickets available via

22nd/23rd 6pm – 8pm Shakespeare in Woodcot  – Grounds open from 4:30pm if you wish to bring a picnic please do. Free admission with retiring collection in aid of Salcombe Lifeboats and Woodcot House Residents Charities



11am – 5pm Mary Berry at Woodcot – Coffee and Cake in the morning with Cream Teas, Ice Cream and soft drinks in the afternoon. A special guest appearance of Mary Berry who will be signing copies of her latest book at both 11am and 2:30pm. A display centered around the 150th Salcombe Lifeboats anniversary and family friendly amusements.

Tickets on sale from Salcombe TIC, Salcombe Lifeboat Shop & Bonningtons Newsagents. Adults £7 with accompanied children under 15 years having free entry.


1st        Lifeboat Tours – To reserve a place please visit the RNLI Shop in Union Street

4th – 9th     Salcombe Town Regatta Week.

8th     Lifeboat Tours – To reserve a place please visit the RNLI Shop in Union Street

12 – 16th     Salcombe Yacht Club Regatta Week

14th    Lifeboat Open Day – Activities include F2F, Lifeguard Displays and more.

22nd    Lifeboat Tours – To reserve a place please visit the RNLI Shop in Union Street

24th – 26th     Hope Cove Weekend

29th    Lifeboat Tours – To reserve a place please visit the RNLI Shop in Union Street


20th    Yellow Welly Big Bash – SRFC

A music, food and drink party for up to 499 paying guests will be held on the pitch at Salcombe Rugby Club between 18:00 and 23:30 on Friday 20th September.  Marquees to provide shelter for those enjoying the music and for dining. A variety of different food and drink options will be offered, and ticket prices will include a drink and some food. The aim is to start our Anniversary Festival weekend with a popular fun event for all.

For prices and options please visit –

21st        Unveiling of Sculptures – Kingsbridge and Salcombe

Lifeboat Fleet Review


Bazaar – Possibly Cliff House or Marquee

22nd      Church Service


Salcombe Harbour Hotel Drinks Reception.


26th       Autumn Fair – Holy Trinity Church, Salcombe