What’s On?

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Welcome to our ‘What’s On’ page.

Thank you for your continued support during the pandemic. Please look after others by only attending events if you are feeling well and taking suitable precautions against transmission. Please check our social media pages for any changes to our event schedule. 

Our monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. They are open to everyone and are often preceded by a talk.

A downloadable version of our event list will be made available soon – event details are listed on our Facebook page.

To book onto our events, please visit our Eventbrite page.

Our events are free unless otherwise stated, but donations to the group are very welcome. All ages are welcome unless otherwise stated, but please note that under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all our events. Our Facebook page is updated with weather dependent information closer to each event. Booking is currently required for all in-person events.

To donate to Looe Marine Conservation Group via PayPal, please click on the button below. Thank you!

Joining In

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. New Members are always welcome – find out more here.



Looe Marine Conservation Group Events

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June Meeting

When: Tuesday 21st June, 19:00-20:00 Where: Zoom Lead: Amelia Bridges Join volunteers as we sit down at our monthly meeting finalising upcoming events & ongoing campaigns. All welcome. For any more information please email looemcg.events@gmail.com.   This event is free but we
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July Meeting

When: Tuesday 19th July, 19:00-20:00 Where: Zoom Lead: Amelia Bridges Join volunteers as we sit down at our monthly meeting finalising upcoming events & ongoing campaigns. All welcome. For any more information please email looemcg.events@gmail.com. This event is free but we rely o
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Snorkel Safari

Snorkel Safari

When: Monday 1st August, 13:30-16:00 Where: Hannafore beach, meet below the coastguard station Lead: Matt Slater (Cornwall Wildlife Trust) Join marine biologists for a supervised snorkel event to reveal the secrets of the sea and come face-to-face with some amazing marine wildlife. It
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National Marine Week Rockpool Ramble

When: Monday 1st August, 14:00-15:30 Where: Hannafore beach, meet below the coastguard station Lead: Matt Nott (LMCG) Join local marine biologists during National Marine Week to explore the rocky shore! delve into gullies, crevices & rockpools to uncover some of the amazing critte
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Summer Rockpool Ramble

When: Sunday 14th August, 13:30-15:00 Where: Hannafore beach, meet below the coastguard station Lead: Matthew Nott Come and join local experts as we explore the rocky shore, finding lots of the amazing critters that live on it! Learn about starfish, crabs, fish, anemones and lots more
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August Meeting

When: Tuesday 16th August, 19:00-20:00 Where: Zoom Lead: Amelia Bridges Join volunteers as we sit down at our monthly meeting finalising upcoming events & ongoing campaigns. All welcome. For any more information please email looemcg.events@gmail.com.   This event is free but
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Port Nadler Beach Clean and Picnic

When: Sat 10th September, 11:00-14:30 Where: Meet at Hannafore fields gate at the end of Marine Drive Lead: John Meakin Join us for this fun and healthy social event. We’ll meet at the Hannafore fields gates at 11am and walk along the coast path to Port Nadler where we will do a beach
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2023 Events Planning Meeting

When:  Tuesday 20th September, 18:00–20:00 Where: Zoom Lead: Amelia Bridges All are welcome as we begin crafting our events calendar for the coming year. Please sign up via our Eventbrite page: www.looemarineconservation.eventbrite.com, and for more information, contact looemcg.events
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Talk & Meeting: Floating Offshore Wind in the Celtic Sea: Progress, Challenges & Solutions

When: Tuesday 18th October, 18:00 – 20:00 Where: Millpool Centre, ground floor meeting room Lead: Amelia Bridges In the age of the climate crisis, moving away from the use of finite fossil fuel resources and towards renewable sources of energy is imperative. The area off the coast of
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Autumn Rockpool Ramble

When: Saturday 29th October, 14:30 – 16:00 + Where: Hannafore beach, meet below the coastguard station Lead: Matthew Nott Fancy finding some cool crabs & stunning starfish? Well why not join local experts as we explore the rocky shore! We ask that all attendees come along with sui
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Talk & Meeting: ‘All at Sea…Watching Wildlife from a Kayak’ with Rupert Kirkwood

When: Tuesday 15th November, 18:00 – 20:00 Where: Millpool Centre, ground floor meeting room Lead: Amelia Bridges Known as ‘The Lone Kayaker’, Rupert Kirkwood has been capturing incredible images of marine wildlife for over fifteen years, clocking up over 27,500 paddled miles in the p
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Seagrass Talk

Past event: Talk & Meeting: Seagrass: A Secret Superhero of the Ocean!

When: Tuesday 19th April, 18:00 – 20:00 Where: Millpool Centre, ground floor meeting room Lead: Amelia Bridges Come along to find out about the secret superhero of the Ocean, seagrass!  Covering only 0.2% of the seabed but accounting for 10% of the ocean’s carbon storage, this blue ca
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Seal Talk

Past Event: Talk & Meeting: Our Iconic Seals

When: Tuesday 17th May, 18:00 – 20:00 Where: Zoom Lead: Amelia Bridges An illustrated talk on the observations of natural wild seal behaviour gathered over two decades. If we begin to imagine what it might be like to be a seal, we can better appreciate what seals need from us. Beautif
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Past Event: May Rockpool Ramble

When: Sunday 29th May, 11:30-13:00. Where: Hannafore beach, meet below the coastguard station Lead: Matthew Nott Come and join local experts as we explore the rocky shore, finding lots of the amazing critters that live on it! Learn about starfish, crabs, fish, anemones and lots more a
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