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 Events 2018 – click to open this summary of all our exciting events for this year.

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

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Love Your Beach! Beach clean at Millendreath

Wednesday 14th February 2018, 10.00am, Millendreath near Looe. What better way to show your love for the beaches this Valentine’s Day than to join our friendly group to clean Millendreath Beach? Equipment provided – wrap up warm and join us. All welcome.  
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Spiny starfish

A Winter Wonderland: February Half-Term Rock Pool Ramble

Saturday 17th February. 12.30pm – 1.30pm. 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 roc
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Birds of Looe – Talk By Derek Spooner. Followed by LMCG meeting

Tuesday 20th February, 6.30pm. Looe RNLI Lifeboat Station – Upstairs in the Crew Room. Followed by LMCG Meeting, 7.30pm – All welcome to the talk and meeting. We are delighted to welcome local naturalist, Derek Spooner, to give this month’s talk. Derek is passionate
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Rockpool Wildlife Training

Sunday 4th March, 12.00 – 2.00pm. Meet on Hannafore Beach below the kiosk/public toilets. Free volunteer training session on rockpool wildlife for anyone interested in helping with our work. Suitable for any level – aimed at beginners and those wanting a refresher. If you&
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Cornish Rock Pools Talk and LMCG Meeting

Tuesday 13th March. 6.30pm. RNLI Lifeboat Station, East Looe, Upstairs in the crew room. Free. All welcome. LMCG Meeting starts 7.30pm. Cornish Rock Pools Through the Year – Talk Heather Buttivant is a local rock pool wildlife specialist and award-winning blogger. Her photos rev
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Ghost netting at Seaton Beach

Beach Clean at Seaton

Saturday 31st March, 11.00am, Seaton Beach near Looe. Join our friendly group to clean the beach and remove harmful plastics and other rubbish from the marine environment. Enjoy the company of like-minded people and warm up in the cafe afterwards. All welcome. Equipment provided.
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Spring Rockpool Watch: Easter Holiday Rock Pool Ramble

Monday 2nd April. 1.00pm – 2.30pm. 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 delic
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Grey seal pup rescued 6/1/14 at St Ives

Film Night: To be confirmed

Sunday 8th April. Time and Venue to be confirmed. Marine film night fundraiser. All welcome. Further details to follow.  
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Join Looe MCG

Looe Marine Conservation Group Meeting

Tuesday 17th April, 6.30pm. Upstairs in the Crew Room, RNLI Lifeboat Station, East Looe. All welcome at our regular monthly meeting. A great chance to meet the volunteers, find out more about our work and get involved.
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Seaweed Training

Sunday 6 May 2.00pm – 4.00pm, location to be confirmed. Learn more about the incredible variety of seaweeds around our coast, their importance in the marine environment and their everyday uses. Find out how to identify common green, red and brown seaweeds. Further details to fol
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Seaweeds Talk and LMCG Meeting

Tuesday 15th May, 6.30pm, East Looe RNLI Lifeboat Station (Upstairs in the Crew Room). Seaweeds Talk Seaweeds come in a stunning array of shapes, sizes and colours. The form the basis of the marine ecosystem and have a wide range of uses in everyday life. See these amazing plants in a
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Beginner’s Guide to the Rock Pools: May Half-Term Rock Pool Ramble

  Saturday 2nd June. 2.00pm – 3.30pm. 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 t
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LMCG group photo

Looe Marine Conservation Group Meeting

Tuesday 19th June, 6.30pm, East Looe RNLI Lifeboat Station (Upstairs in the Crew Room). All welcome at our regular monthly meetings. A great chance to meet the volunteers, find out more about what we do and to get involved. Come along and join us.
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Seal watching Looe

Looe Marine Conservation Group July Meeting

Tuesday 19th July, 6.30pm, East Looe RNLI Lifeboat Station (Upstairs in the Crew Room). All welcome at our regular monthly meetings. A great chance to meet the volunteers, find out more about what we do and to get involved. Come along and join us.
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National Marine Week Special: Summer Holiday Rock Pool Ramble

Sunday 12th August. 12.30pm – 2.00pm. 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 13/ 14
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Radical Rockpooling – YourShore Beach Rangers Event

Monday 13th August OR Tuesday 14th August, Date and time to be confirmed, Hannafore Point, Looe. A YourShore Beach Rangers event for local 8-24 year olds. An extreme form of rockpooling mixing snorkelling and coasteering in gullies and around beaches and cliffs. Ideal for the young an
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Walk to Port Nadler for Beach Clean & Swim

Sunday 16th September, 12.00, Meet at the Coastguard Station at Hannafore Join us for this fun and healthy social event. Walk along the coast path from Hannafore to Port Nadler where we will do a beach clean and relax on the beach/ have a swim, before bringing the rubbish collected ba
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Event Planning Meeting

Tuesday 18th September, 6.30pm, East Looe RNLI Lifeboat Station (Upstairs in the Crew Room). At this meeting we will share ideas for our 2019 events programme. We’d love to hear your thoughts! All welcome at our meetings. A great chance to meet the volunteers, find out more abou
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Talk: Isle of Enchantment and Hurricanes – Puerto Rico

Tuesday 16th October, 6.30pm, East Looe RNLI Lifeboat Station (Upstairs in the Crew Room) Isle of Enchantment and Hurricane: Puerto Rico Local naturalist and author, Derek Spooner, will share photos and stories from his travels in Puerto Rico. Find out about the fascinating wildlife a
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Autumn Rock Pool Watch: October Half-Term Rock Pool Ramble

  Saturday 27th October. 1.30pm – 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
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