What’s On?

Strawberry anemoneWelcome to our ‘What’s On’ page. Here you’ll find our event listings for both indoor and outdoor activities.

Looe Marine Conservation Group 2017 Events programme – click to open this one-page list.

Calendar poster 2017 Click to download our colourful poster of 2017 events to pin up or share.

Scroll down the page to read more on each event. Our Facebook page is updated with weather dependent information closer to each event.

Our events are free unless otherwise stated, but donations to the group are very welcome. No booking is required for most events.  If the event requires you to book, please get in touch via the Contact page.

Our meetings are open to everyone. They are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, usually upstairs at the RNLI Station, East Looe at 7.30 pm, but please check the events list as this may vary.

Please note that under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all our events.



Looe Marine Conservation Group Events

Beginner’s Guide to the Rock Pools: May Half-Term Rock Pool Ramble

  Sunday 28th May. 1.30pm – 3pm. Hannafore, West Looe. Meet below the Coastguard Station at Hannafore, West Looe – look for the Looe Marine Conservation Group sailflags! If you’ve never experienced the rocky shore close up, or it’s been a while since you’ve done it, now is the ti
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Looe Festival of the Sea

Festival of the Sea and Raft Race

Sunday 4th June, All Day on the Seafront, Beach, Quayside & Rose Garden Join the Fun and Learn About Marine Conservation and Sustainable Seafood at The Festival of the Sea For full details visit: http://www.looe-festival-of-the-sea.com/ A one day fun-filled programme of activities
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World Oceans Day – Plastics Event and Beach Clean

  Thursday 8th June Plastic Pledge Event – East Looe Beach 10am – 4pm. Beach clean – Millendreath 11.30am – 2pm. Love The Sea?  – Make It Plastic Free! Turning the tide on marine plastic pollution for World Oceans Day in Looe on the 8th June. Looe Marine
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LMCG Monthly Meeting – June

Tuesday 20th June, 6.30pm. RNLI Station, East Looe (Meet upstairs in the crew room) All welcome at our meetings! Whether you’re already a member or just interested in finding out more about marine conservation and getting involved, you will be very welcome to join our friendly m
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LMCG Monthly Meeting – July

Tuesday 18th July, 6.30pm. RNLI Station, East Looe (Meet upstairs in the crew room) All welcome at our meetings! Whether you’re already a member or just interested in finding out more about marine conservation and getting involved, you will be very welcome to join our friendly m
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Seashell flowers

Carnival ‘Seaside Crafty’

Wednesday 2nd Wednesday 2nd August, Fieldhead Hotel, Hannafore, West Looe, 12.00 – 2.00pm Time to turn off the computer games, unplug the internet and leave your phone at home! Looe’s Carnival Week is a great time to get the kids into being ‘Seaside Crafty’ wit
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Radical Rockpooling – YourShore Beach Rangers Event

Friday 11th August, 2.00 – 4.oopm, location to be confirmed. A YourShore Beach Rangers event for local 16-24 year olds. An extreme form of rockpooling mixing snorkelling and coasteering in gullies and around beaches and cliffs. Ideal for the young and adventurous. The YourShore
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National Marine Week Special: Summer Holiday Rock Pool Ramble

Saturday 12th August. 2.30pm – 4pm. Hannafore, West Looe. Meet below the Coastguard Station at Hannafore, West Looe – look for the Looe Marine Conservation Group sailflags! Get Wet and Wild during National Marine Week. If you can’t make it to our Radical Rockpool event on the Friday 1
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Looe Island Surveys and Camp-over: LMCG Volunteer Event

Thursday 24th and Friday 25th August, 1 or 2 day options. Open to committed LMCG volunteers only. Details to follow. Booking essential – places strictly limited. These annual surveys take place on Looe Island Nature Reserve. Seal, bird and intertidal surveys will take place, alo
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Looe Marine Conservation Volunteers on Winter walks

Beach Clean and Picnic at Downderry

Saturday 16th September, Downderry Beach, Time to be confirmed Do your bit for marine conservation on our beach clean. Join in our survey of marine litter and enjoy a walk on the beach with our friendly group of volunteers. Bring a picnic – a great chance to network with like-mi
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LMCG group photo

LMCG Monthly Meeting – Events Planning

Tuesday 19th September, 6.30pm. RNLI Station, East Looe (Meet upstairs in the crew room) All welcome at our meetings! Do you have ideas for events that we should hold? Or perhaps you’d like to get involved in running an event? At this meeting, we will be sharing our ideas for 20
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Snorkelling with the YourShore Beach Ranger Project

Monday 25th September, 5.00pm – 7.00pm, Location to be Confirmed. A supervised snorkelling event for 16-24 year old locals with Cornwall Wildilfe Trust’s YourShore Beach Ranger Project. Discover the secrets of the sea and come face-to-face with some amazing wildlife. Enjoy
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LMCG Monthly Meeting – Details to be confirmed

Tuesday 17th October, 6.30pm. (Venue to be confirmed) All welcome at our meetings! Whether you’re already a member or just interested in finding out more about marine conservation and getting involved, you will be very welcome to join our friendly meetings. We meet on the third
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Autumn Rock Pool Watch: October Half-Term Rock Pool Ramble

  Sunday 22nd October. 1pm – 2.30pm. Hannafore, West Looe. Meet below the Coastguard Station at Hannafore, West Looe – look for the Looe Marine Conservation Group sailflags! A free event suitable for all ages. There’s no need to book. No nets, please – they can harm delicate rock
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Plastic litter

Beach Clean – Location to be confirmed

Saturday 28th October, Time and Location to be confirmed Join us to do your bit for marine conservation on our October beach clean. With your help, we will collect marine litter and survey the types found on our shore. Enjoy a walk in friendly company with like-minded people. All equi
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LMCG Monthly Meeting and Fish Talk by biologist Doug Herdson

Tuesday 21st November, 6.30pm. RNLI Station, East Looe (Meet upstairs in the crew room) All welcome at our meetings! Whether you’re already a member or just interested in finding out more about marine conservation and getting involved, you will be very welcome to join our friend
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CornwallGoodSeafoodGuide

Past Event – Cornwall Good Seafood Guide: A Night of Fish ‘n Tips

  Friday 17th February, 7.00pm – 10.00pm, Millpool Centre, West Looe. Join Us For A Night of Fish ‘N Tips Tickets £5 in advance (£7 on the night if available) – Book now to avoid disappointment A repeat of last year’s highly successful and popular Night of Fish ̵
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Spiny starfish

Past Event – A Winter Wonderland: February Half-Term Rock Pool Ramble

Wednesday 15th February. 1.30pm – 3pm. Hannafore, West Looe. Meet below the Coastguard Station at Hannafore, West Looe – look for the Looe Marine Conservation Group sailflags! Even in February there is an amazing variety of seaweeds and creatures to be found in Looe’s beautiful rock p
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rockpool

Past Event: LMCG Meeting and Talk By Marine Wildlife Photographer, Paul Naylor

Tuesday 17th January, Meeting starts 6.30pm. Talk starts 8.00pm, RNLI Station, Looe (upstairs in the crew room). All welcome! Whether you’re already a member or just interested in finding out more about marine conservation and getting involved, you will be very welcome to join o
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Hannafore Beach Clean

Past event – Looe New Year Beach Clean & Social

Hannafore Beach, West Looe, Monday 2 January 1 pm Join us for our New Year Beach Clean and Social to Announce Looe Marine Conservation Group 2017 Events Calendar. Meet at 1 pm at the Coastguard Station. We’ll work off some Christmas excess on a litter pick (weather dependent) be
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