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

Looe Marine Conservation Volunteers on Winter walks

Past Event – Looe Societies Day 25th January

Looe is holding a special ‘Societies Day’ at the Millpool Centre in the Millpool Car Park, West Looe on Saturday January 25th. It will be a great opportunity to come and chat to members of the Looe Marine Conservation Group as we will be manning our stand from 10 am to 4 p
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Lantic Bay In Winter, South East Cornwall

Past Event – Join us on our Winter Walks in Looe

Our first shoreline winter walk of 2013 was on Sunday 17th November – part of the winter walks programme with the Looe Voluntary Marine Conservation Group.  And what a very pleasant morning it turned out to be. There was virtually no wind, it was dry, and high pressure over the
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Looe Bioblitz 2013

Past Event – Looe Bioblitz 2013 June 23 and 24

Looe Bioblitz – the biggest wildlife event ever in Looe in Cornwall National wildlife experts and enthusiasts are coming to Looe to conduct a 24 hour race to find as many different plants and animals as possible in Looe. The Looe Bioblitz is the first time that a wildlife event
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looe marine conservation

Past Event – Beach Exploration

Wednesday 2nd January 2013, 1.30pm – 3.30pm East Looe Beach (or the Rusty Bucket Café if the weather’s bad) Free family fun to start the New Year! Join our volunteers to find and learn about wildlife on the shore. Make your own sea picture. Don’t worry if it’s raining – we’ll me
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Past Event – Winter Rockpool Ramble

Saturday 16th February 2013, 2.00pm – 4.00pm Hannafore, West Looe. Meet below Coastguard Station Wrap up warm and explore the wintery wonderland of Looe’s fantastic rockpools. Bring suitable waterproof footwear. No nets, please – they can harm delicate rockpool creatures. A free event
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Past Event – Annual General Meeting and Seals Talk

Thursday 14th March, 6.00pm -9.00pm Rusty Bucket, East Looe New members welcome at our Annual General Meeting. We’ll be getting together to review and celebrate our achievements and elect our Committee. The meeting will be followed by a talk on seals by seal expert, Sue Sayer. Sue is
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Looe Island, Cornwall

Past Event – Bathing Water Quality Information Day

Saturday 16th March, 10.00am – 1.00pm Rusty Bucket, East Looe Bathing water quality standards are set to get much tougher in 2015 and East Looe could be at risk of failing. We all need to work together to solve the outstanding pollution issues. Come along to find out more &
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looe marine conservation

Past Event – Easter Beach Exploration and Treasure Hunt

Monday 1st April, 2.00 – 4.00pm East Looe Beach Free family fun on Easter Monday! Join our volunteers to find and learn about wildlife on the shore. Try our shore wildlife treasure hunt. Make your own sea picture. No nets, please – they can harm delicate rock pool creatures.
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looe marine conservation

Past Event – Half-term Rockpool Ramble

Friday 31st May, 3.00pm – 5.00pm Hannafore Beach, West Looe. Meet below Coastguard Station Join our expert volunteers on the shore for our ever-popular rockpool ramble. Explore Looe’s rockpools and meet their amazing inhabitants. No nets, please – they can harm delicate rockpool creat
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Festival of the sea

Past Event – Festival of the Sea

Saturday 1st – Sunday 2nd June, All day East Looe Quay Look out for Looe Marine Conservation Group’s stand at this fantastic annual event. Meet our volunteers and find out more about our local marine wildlife. Fun, family activities.
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Looe Island Nature Reserve

Past Event – Looe Bioblitz

Sunday 23rd – Monday 24th June Across the Looe Voluntary Marine Conservation Area – meet Millpool Carpark, West Looe This year, the annual Bioblitz will be coming to Looe! This huge event records species over a 24 hour period and includes lots of free, fun, hands-on activities for eve
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Past Event – Carnival Mask Making

Join the fun of Looe Carnival week and make your own sea creature mask. Learn more about our amazing wildlife with the experts from Looe Marine Conservation Group. Date: Wednesday 31st July Time: 1-3pm Location: Upstairs at the Rusty Bucket Café, East Looe Cost: Free, donations welcom
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