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

Seaton seal pup rescue

Looe Marine Conservation AGM + Cornwall Seal Group talk – Past Event

Tuesday 15th March, 7pm, Hannafore Point Hotel Come along for a night at the Hannafore Point Hotel where you can experience a great talk by Sue Sayer, from the Cornwall Seal Group, on seals, sea birds and cetaceans. Combine a vibrant personality with an intelligence fuelled by a passi
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Rocky Shore ID Course – Past Event

Saturday 12th March, 11.30am -3.30pm RNLI Station and Hannafore Beach (Booking Essential) Come along to an introductory training course where you can gain skills in identifying the most common species found on the beaches of Looe. This event is perfect for those wishing to refresh the
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Past Event: 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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Past Event: 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

Past Event: 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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Your Shore Annual Conference – Past Event

Saturday 27th February, Newquay Representatives from the Looe Marine Conservation Group will be heading out to Newquay to take part in the Your Shore Annual Conference. Whilst attending, they’ll be discussing ideas with various other marine conservation groups, allowing the Looe
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Looe Marine Conservation Group stand

Looe Societies Day – Past Event

Saturday 27th February, 10-4am, Millpool Centre The Millpool Centre will be holding a Societies day from 10-4am on the 27th of February. Here you will be able to find out about all the local organisations you could get involved with, including the Looe Marine Conservation Group. Come
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Mackerel Wrap

A Night of Fish ‘n Tips in Looe Past Event

Friday 19 February, 7-10pm, Millpool Centre, West Looe Local Looe chefs and businesses have joined forces with the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide to hold an evening of fishy food and fun in Looe on 19th February at the Millpool Centre. An informative talk by Matt Slater of the Cornwall W
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Grey seal

Seaquest Southwest – Marine Sightings in Cornwall – Past Event

Tuesday 12th January, 8 pm RNLI Station, East Looe Join us for a talk by guest Speaker Abby Crosby, Marine Conservation Officer at the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, who will truly inspire you to get involved in observing Cornwall’s fantastic marine wildlife. We’ll find out out
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Common Dolphins

Seaside Arts and Crafts for Looe Carnival Week

  Wednesday 2nd August, Time to be confirmed, Fieldhead Hotel, Looe Get crafty making art from things found on the beach. A fun event for children to find out about marine conservation. This is a joint event held by Looe Marine Conservation Group and Fox Club (the junior branch of the
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Hannafore Beach Clean

2016 Beach Clean & New Year Social – Past Event

Sunday 3 January – meet Coastguard Station 2 pm Start 2016 off with a New Year’s resolution to become involved in conserving Looe’s fantastic wildlife and marine environment. Join members of Looe Marine Conservation Group on Sunday January 3 at Hannafore West Looe fo
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Festive trail of Looe

Festive Marine Trail of Looe – Past Event

Saturday 5th December Start 2.00 pm. Arrive RNLI by 4.30 pm Join fellow Looe Marine Conservation Group members during Looe’s Festive Weekend on a festive marine trail through Looe – a guided walk celebrating Looe’s fantastic wildlife. We start at the Coastguard Stati
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Sea Hare

October Half Term Rock Pool Ramble – Past Event

Friday 30th October. 12.30pm – 2pm. Meet below the Coastguard Station at Hannafore, West Looe – look for the Looe Marine Conservation Group sailflags! Autumn is a great season for rock poolers because the tides go out further. This lower shore environment is full of creatures we norma
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Port Nadler near Looe

Port Nadler Beach Clean and Picnic – Past Event

Sunday 13 September, Meet 11 am at the Coastguard Station, Hannafore, West Looe – No ticket required This is a Free Event during the South East Cornwall Walking Festival.  Join Looe Marine Conservation Group volunteers for an afternoon on the coast to the west of Looe. Walk from
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Looe’s Mad About Mud! – Past Event

Fri 14 Aug  Meet Kilminorth Woods, Millpool Car Park, West Looe 11 am Booking essential for Mad about Mud event. Messy, dull, boring, lifeless? Wrong!  The mudflats of the Looe estuary are rich and interesting habitats that support a hidden community of fascinating plants and animals
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Looe Carnival Rock Pool Ramble – Past Event

Friday 31st July. 11.30am – 1pm. Meet below the Coastguard Station at Hannafore, West Looe – look for the Looe Marine Conservation Group sailflags! When it comes to summer holidays, there’s no better place than the seaside and no better way to spend an afternoon than exploring r
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Crab show in Looe

Looe Festival of the Sea – Past Event

Celebrate Looe’s Fishing Heritage at Two June Events Stop Press: See our Facebook page for the Timetable of Events Festival of the Sea During the biennial Lugger Regatta Week starting June 15 in Looe Cornwall, a Looe Festival of the Sea and a talk about the Cornwall Good Seafood
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Cushion Starfish found in Looe

May Half Term Rock Pool Ramble – Past Event

Saturday 30th May. 9.30am – 11am. Meet below the Coastguard Station at Hannafore, West Looe – look for the Looe Marine Conservation Group sailflags! Start off the summer by joining our expert volunteers for Looe’s ever-popular rock pool ramble! Why not spend an hour clambering over ro
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Plastic Litter

May Marine Cleaning Machine – Past Event

Sunday 17 May, Meet 10 am at Downderry slipway. Car parking courtesy of the Inn on the Shore pub Join volunteers from the village of Downderry and the Looe Marine Conservation Group for a 2 hour beach clean that will stretch from the Downderry sea wall to Bass Rock. Great Bottle Top C
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Looe Seal Lucille

Talk: “Wild Looe” – Discover the Book – Past Event

Tuesday 28th April. 7.30pm. Lostwithiel Community Centre, Pleyber Christ Way, Lostwithiel, PL22 0HE. Local wildlife enthusiast and author, Prof. Derek Spooner, shares the inspiration behind his book “Wild Looe“. Focusing on the wonderful diversity of habitats and wildlife
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