Welcome 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 is run entirely by volunteers. We’d love to hear from you if you have an interest in marine wildlife and would like to help out at our events or in any other way. No experience or knowledge is required as we provide training. Please use the Contact page to get in touch.
To find out more about joining Looe Marine Conservation Group, see our membership page.
Tuesday 18th July, 6.30pm. Millendreath Meeting 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 meetings. We meet on the third Continue Reading →
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’ witContinue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
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 1Continue Reading →
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, aloContinue Reading →
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-miContinue Reading →
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 20Continue Reading →
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. EnjoyContinue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
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 rockContinue Reading →
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 equiContinue Reading →
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 friendContinue Reading →
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 ̵Continue Reading →
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 pContinue Reading →
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 oContinue Reading →
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) beContinue Reading →
Thursday 5 January: 10.30 – 4.00pm in Looe Booking essential – for further details and bookings contact Cornwall Wildlife Trust on 01872 240 777 (ext. 240) / Iain.Barker@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk Survey being launched by Cornwall Wildlife Trust and The Riverfly PartnersContinue Reading →
Come and Make a Splash in Looe at a Yellow Fish Parade Meet 12 noon at the Rose Garden in Looe to join the Yellow Fish Parade. Or just follow the route of the Looe River to Sandplace by car, bus or train to arrive from 1 pm onwards for an afternoon of music, dance and storytelling. IfContinue Reading →
Sunday 12th March, 12.00 – 1.00pm, Seaton Join us to do your bit for marine conservation Hopefully coinciding with Clean Cornwall Week, this beach clean is well timed to clean up one of our beaches which suffers alot from ghost fishing gear and marine debris after the winter/spring stContinue Reading →
Sunday 19th February, 11.00am – 1.00pm, Polruan Polruan NCI Station, St Saviours Hill, Polruan-by-Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1PQ Grid reference SX 125 508 Seaquest Southwest is a citizen science marine recording project run by Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Living Seas Marine Team.Continue Reading →