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

Looe Marine Conservation Volunteers on Winter walks

Beach Watch Beach Clean and Picnic at Downderry

Saturday 16th September, Downderry Beach, 11am to 12 noon Meet at bottom of steps on the beach below the Inn on the Shore, PL11 3JY Beachwatch is the Marine Conservation Society’s national beach cleaning and litter surveying programme. Join volunteers from the Looe MCG for a lit
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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, Hannafore. A YourShore Beach Rangers event for local 9 -24 year olds. Meet: Hannafore Beach below the lifeguard station. A supervised snorkelling event for 9 – 24 year old locals with Cornwall Wildilfe Trust’s YourShore Beach Ranger
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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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Looe Quaysides at Sunset

Past event: Looe Land and Sea Day Challenge – with The Lions Club of Looe

Saturday 26th August. 11.00am – 3.30pm. Meet at East Looe Sea Front. All welcome. Wear Blue, Make a Noise and Help Raise Funds for the Looe Marine Conservation Group The Lions Club of Looe are organising another Land and Sea Day this year, with lots of music and song, on Saturday 26th
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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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Past Event: Training: Riverfly Partnership

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 Partners
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Past Event: Looe Yellow Fish Day Sunday 2 July

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. If
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Past Event: Seaton Beach Clean

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 st
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Common Dolphins

Past Event – Seawatch with Seaquest South West

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.
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Looe Seal Duchess Banana-ing

Past Event – Your Shore Annual Conference – Booking essential, Details to be Confirmed

  Sunday 5th March, All Day, Bedruthan Steps Hotel, Mawgan Porth   Be inspired! Catch up with developments in the world of marine conservation at the essential annual conference. Open to all members and volunteers, but places are limited and booking (through Cornwall Wildlife Tru
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Past Event: LMCG Meeting and Talk: Author and Artist, Biddy Lloyd

Tuesday 21st March, 6.30pm meeting starts. 8.00pm talk. RNLI Station, East 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 our fr
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Past Event: Spring Rockpool Watch: Easter Holiday Rock Pool Ramble

Saturday 8th April. 10am – 11.30am. Hannafore, West Looe. Meet below the Coastguard Station at Hannafore, West Looe – look for the Looe Marine Conservation Group sailflags! A free Easter holiday event suitable for all ages. There’s no need to book. No nets, please – they can harm deli
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Past Event: LMCG Meeting and Talk: Crabs and Crustaceans

Tuesday 18th April, 6.30pm meeting starts. Talk 7.00pm – 9.00pm. RNLI Station, East Looe (Upstairs in 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
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