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.
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.
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 CoContinue Reading →
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/ 14Continue Reading →
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 forContinue Reading →
Tuesday 21st August, 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.Continue Reading →
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 baContinue Reading →
Tuesday 25th September, 6.00pm, 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 abouContinue Reading →
Tuesday 16th October, 6.30pm, East Looe RNLI Lifeboat Station (Upstairs in the Crew Room) Isle of Enchantment (and Hurricanes): Puerto Rico Derek Spooner has been visiting the large Caribbean island regularly for several years. In this talk he explores the wildlife, especially the biContinue Reading →
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 delicateContinue Reading →