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COTC Riders Training Day

Our 40 Intrepid Candles on the Cobb Riders are busy preparing for their 2 day, 170 mile ride from Lands End to John The Bakers Lyme Regis. On 2nd May they gathered on Marine Parade for a training spinning session and promoted their event to the day trippers. Donate online here

Make A Wish – Chosen Charity For 2015

We are please to announce that Make A Wish has been chosen as our Primary Charity for 2015

Cider and Beer Festivel

Join us on Saturday 11th July 2015 for our first Beer & Cider Festival at Lyme Regis Football Club. We have teamed up with Lyme Regis Football Club to offer a fun filled day of Live Music, BBQ and a selection of locally crafted beers and ciders. All proceeds to our 2015 charities Gates open … Continue reading

Candles on the Cobb Charity Bike Ride 2015

On 2oth June 2015, 45 brave riders are embarking on a 2 day cycle challenge from Lands End to John the Bakers (Lyme Regis). We are looking for sponsors for the event and riders. If you are interested please email If you would like to ride, again, please contact us. The following riders will be … Continue reading

End of Summer Party, Candles on the Cobb – Sunday 25th August 2013

As there is no main event in 2013, we have teamed up with Lyme Regis Powerboat Club who are hosting an end of summer fundraising party on Sunday 25th August from noon until late. Donation entry, all proceeds to Candles on the Cobb 2013. We look forward to seeing you there!

Candles on the Cobb Present Help for Heroes with £11,000 donation

The Candles on the Cobb committee presents £11,000 to Major Peter Smith from Help for Heroes CANDLES on the Cobb raised one of the largest donations in the South West for national charity Help for Heroes. The committee presented the charity with a cheque for £11,000 to help those who have been wounded in Britain’s … Continue reading

Official Photo Book – ON SALE NOW

Grab the hottest gift in town! The 2012 Candles on the Cobb Souvenir Photo Book. 36 pages of stunning photos by the best photographers in the region, and the story behind how we have raised over £22k for charity! A great stocking filler!   Buy your’s now here –

WOW! Over £22k and counting!

Candles on the Cobb Committee are pleased to announce that over £22,000 will be distributed equally between Help for Heroes and Lyme Regis Youth Charities. This is an amazing achievement and the committee are grateful to all who have contributed to the cause. This is a record figure from the five COTC events and at … Continue reading

COTC Teddy Bear Raffle 2012 – “Wickens”

During the Candles on the Cobb week in August 2012, we held a charity auction to win our first ever mascot teddy bear, called “Wickens”. He was made and donated by Alice’s Bear Shop in Lyme Regis. The lucky winner was Mrs Pike from Langport in Somerset. The raffle made an additional £250 towards our 2012 … Continue reading

Candles on the Cobb 2012 – Photos

Following the success of Candles on the Cobb 2012, we have compiled the following photos for you all to enjoy. If you wish to share a photo please email it to us. Enjoy! {Above: Crowds enjoying Candles on the Cobb in Lister Gardens – Copyright: Matt Austin Images} {above: a range of photos from Simon … Continue reading

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