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.
A joint, annual Looe and Fowey VMCA social event. Lerryn, Sunday 21st May 2017, 10.30am – 2.00pm approx. This event is for Looe Marine Conservation Group Members – join us now to take part Details: Meet 10.30am in Lerryn Car Park by the stepping stones. Finish 2pm ish. 3-4 hour event.Continue Reading →
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 tiContinue Reading →
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 activitiesContinue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
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 mContinue Reading →
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, 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 and adventurous. The YourShore BeacContinue 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 →
Come to a free yellow fish willow workshop June 17 and 24 in Looe and Liskeard. You’ll make a willow yellow fish to make a splash at the Liskeard Carnival & Show and the Looe Yellow Fish Day in the Looe Valley. All materials will be provided at these free workshops which areContinue Reading →
Hannafore Beach, West Looe, Friday 28 October 10.30am til 12 noon On our October rockpool ramble in Looe, expert trained volunteers from Looe Marine Conservation Group will escort you down to the rocky shore. We’ll help you find and identify multiple species of crabs, starfish,Continue Reading →
Tuesday 18 October 8pm RNLI Station, East Looe *Preceded by LMCG monthly meeting at 6.30 pm Lisa Woollett is writer, photographer and designer of two award-winning books: Sea and Shore Cornwall and Sea Journal. Join us for a fascinating photography talk and learn a few tips on how tContinue Reading →
Friday 5 August 1.45 pm, Hannafore Beach, West Looe Meet below the Coastguard station – look out for our sail flags. Join expert volunteers from Looe Marine Conservation Group on a rock pool ramble to explore the hidden world of the rocky shore. Discover a world full of incrediContinue Reading →
Saturday 4th June, 11.15am – 12.45pm, Hannfore Beach, West Looe. Pack a spare change of clothes and some hot chocolate because this half term we’re going to be holding another one of our rockpool rambles! Come along for a day out exploring the marine ecosystem at your doorContinue Reading →
Saturday 11th June, the Quay, East Looe. Go Plastic Free with Looe MCG by taking part in our new #PlasticPledge campaign. We’re encouraging as many people as possible to pledge to reduce their plastic consumption. The #PlasticPledge campaign sets out to tackle the currentContinue Reading →
Tuesday 17th May 7.30 pm RNLI Crew Room East Looe Guest Speaker, Samantha Davis (IFCA) Chief Officer at Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority, gives us a talk about the rapidly changing face of fisheries and environmental management and how this will affect Cornwall’s Continue Reading →
Sunday 8th May, 1-3pm, Hannafore, West Looe. Sue Pybus, a dedicated LMCG volunteer will be giving an introductory training session on seaweed and its many beneficial uses. Learn about its uses in nutrition, biofuel and hygiene. This talk will highlight why it’s so important to pContinue Reading →
Join us in the historic fishing town of Looe in Cornwall for Looe Festival of the Sea on Sunday May 1st 10 am – 8 pm. Looe is celebrating its relationship with the sea and all things marine! Download a copy of the action packed programme of marine themed activities, music and daContinue Reading →
Saturday 23rd April, 10.30am – 1.30pm, Millpool Carpark, West Looe, SX250538 Come along and discover the wonderful wildlife and habitats of Looe, from its rocky shore and tidal estuary to Looe Island and the Eel grass beds beyond. The guided walk will follow the route published Continue Reading →