What’s On?

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Welcome to our ‘What’s On’ page. Scroll down to read more about our indoor and outdoor activities held throughout the year.

Our meetings are open to everyone and are often preceded by a talk. They are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, upstairs at the RNLI Station, East Looe. We usually start with hot drinks from 6.00pm followed by a talk at 6.30pm and our meeting from 7.30pm, but please check the events list below as this may vary.

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

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 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all our events. Our Facebook page is updated with weather dependent information closer to each event. No booking is required for most events.

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

Past Event: 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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Throw Jelly Not Balloons

Past Event: Throw Jelly Not Balloons

Looe Raft Race June 10 Looe Marine Conservation Group launched its Throw Jelly Not Balloons campaign by staging a 5 a side jelly fight at Millendreath Beach, east of Looe.  This was in preparation for the annual raft race in Looe taking place on June 10 (2.30 pm). As the season of wat
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LMCG group photo

Past Event: Looe Marine Conservation Group Meeting

Tuesday 19th June, 7.30pm, 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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Past Event: Radical Rockpooling – YourShore Beach Rangers Event

Sunday 1st July, 2.00pm – 4.00pm, Hannafore West Looe. A YourShore Beach Rangers event for local 9-24 year olds. Booking is essential, see below. Do you like to pop on a snorkel and mask and get extreme? Then this is the activity for you! An extreme form of rock pooling mixing s
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Seal watching Looe

Past Event: Looe Marine Conservation Group July Meeting

Tuesday 17th July, 7.30pm, 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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Past Event: Looe Summer Snorkel – for 9-24 year olds

Wednesday 1st August, 4.00pm – 6.00pm, Hannafore Beach, West Looe Dive into the Blue Planet and see life below the waves for yourself. A supervised snorkelling event for 9 – 24 year old locals with Cornwall Wildilfe Trust’s YourShore Beach Ranger Project and Looe Marine Co
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Past event: 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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Rock pooling with Looe Marine Conservation Group

Past Event: Nature Discovery Day

Thursday 16th August. 10.00am – 5.00pm Join us for a day of wild discovery on Marine Drive, Hannafore, West Looe (near the Coastguard station). Get involved with rock-pooling, wildlife spotting, explore microworlds and make your own beach art or wildlife feeders to take home for
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