Past Event: Beach Clean – Location to be confirmed

Plastic litter
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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Looe Societies Day – Past Event

Looe Marine Conservation Group stand
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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A Night of Fish ‘n Tips in Looe Past Event

Mackerel Wrap
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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Seaside Arts and Crafts for Looe Carnival Week

Common Dolphins
  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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Festive Marine Trail of Looe – Past Event

Festive trail of Looe
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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October Half Term Rock Pool Ramble – Past Event

Sea Hare
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 Beach Clean and Picnic – Past Event

Port Nadler near Looe
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 Festival of the Sea – Past Event

Crab show in Looe
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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May Half Term Rock Pool Ramble – Past Event

Cushion Starfish found in Looe
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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May Marine Cleaning Machine – Past Event

Plastic Litter
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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Annual General Meeting – Past Event

Winter walks
Tuesday 24th March. Millpool Centre, West Looe 7 pm Our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING is an open invitation to members and volunteers of the Looe Marine Conservation Group, sponsors and local supporters to review our achievements over the past year and look to the future.  Followed by a Talk
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Hannafore Beach Clean Success

Hannafore Beach Clean
Beach Clean Event Leader John Meakin writes his review: A beach clean event organised by the Looe Marine Conservation Group, so soon after the New Year’s celebrations, we thought might be a hit and miss affair. But what a fantastic turnout! Never did we expect that in excess of
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Beach Clean: What’s the Tide Washed Up? Past Event

Ghost netting at Seaton Beach
Saturday 21st March  12 noon to 2 pm, Hannafore Beach, West Looe Meet below the Coastguard Station – look out for our sailflags. After the winter storms, it’s time to count the damage as we clean the beach collecting and counting marine debris.  Plastic? Nurdles? Ghost net
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February Rock Pool Ramble – 2015 PAST EVENT

Strawberry anemone
Friday 20th February. 12noon – 1.30pm. Meet below the Coastguard Station at Hannafore, West Looe – look for the Looe Marine Conservation Group sailflags! Join the first of several rockpool rambles run by the Looe Marine Conservation Group over the coming year as we investigate and exp
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History of Looe Island – An Illustrated Talk – 2015 PAST EVENT

Looe island
Tuesday 17th February Upstairs at RNLI Station 7.30 pm Now owned by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, this illustrated talk will bring together information gathered over the years by a succession of authors to tell the story of Looe Island. Local historian, and manager of Looe TIC,  Mark Camp
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Past Event – Wild Looe Book Launch 11 July

Wild Looe - a book by Dr Derek Spooner
A launch event for this new book about Looe’s Wildlife is being held on Friday 11th July at 7.30pm at St Martin’s Church Hall Looe with a talk, book signing by the author Derek Spooner and refreshments. Wild Looe is a new pocket book about Looe’s wildlife written by 
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Past Event – Annual General Meeting 13 March 2014

Seagrass Beds Looe
Our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING is on Thursday March 13 at 7 pm at the Millpool Centre, West Looe by invitation to volunteers, Looe Marine Conservation Group members and various sponsors and local supporters of the group. There will be a short presentation to : Review the group’s 2013 achi
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Past Event – Half Term Rockpool Ramble

Finds on a February rockpool ramble in Looe
Friday 21st February 2.30 – 4.30 pm Hannafore, West Looe. Meet below Coastguard Station How have the recent storms affected our rock pools? Wrap up warm and join local experts  to explore the winter shoreline at Hannafore, West Looe and delve into Looe’s fantastic rockpools. Bri
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Past Event – Looe Societies Day 25th January

Looe Marine Conservation Volunteers on Winter walks
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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