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31st July - 5th August 2017

The Looe Carnival is the highlight of the Looe Lions' event calandar with a week of events that cater for the interests of all ages and interests. All the events are entertaining for you and your family and give you the opportunity to support the Looe Lions charities and other local charitable organisations in their good works.

Please note that we are now required, by the police, to shut all of the roads and streets on the parade route to traffic BEFORE the Saturday Carnival Parade can begin. This will undoubtedly lead to frustrated motorists who will be required to wait even when no parade is impacting on their route or even in sight. If we do no comply with this requirement we will not be allowed to have another carnival parade. Please be understanding if this impacts on your journey and if necessary make a detour between 18:45 and 20:30. If you are driving to see the parade please plan to be parked by 19:00 latest.

Based on last year's Carnival's events the following is indicative of what's on:

Sunday 23rd July, then Monday July 31st - Saturday August 5th

Sunday 23rd July
Coast and Country - 19th Vintage and Classic Transport Display
All day - Car Boot Sale - West Wayland - Gates open for Car Booters from 8.00am

Parade of Vehicles with side-shows, rides, demonstrations, bar, refreshments and entertainment.
Admission only £2.00 per Car, including parking all day.
Proceeds in aid of Lions Club Charities & Good Causes

Monday 31st July
Carnival Royalty Choosing - open to Children of Primary School age, resident in the Club area.  Assemble for judging at 6.30pm
in West Looe Square. (outside the Fire Station )
Followed by
Looe’s own Traditional Floral Dance -
led by St. Pinnock and Liskeard Silver Bands.
Adult and Junior Groups (of four)
Traditional or Fancy Dress - Prizes to be won
and Souvenir Certificates for all entrants.
Starts from West Looe Square at 7.30pm

Tuesday 1st August
Sheila’s School of Dance matinee presentation of “Fun Fair Fiasco” at Looe Community School 2:00 pm.
Annual Carnival Fun Run - Adult and Juniors:
Plus - u/13 Mini Fun Run Start on West Looe Quay
and through the woods!
Entry fee - £3.00 Adult; £1.50 u/18.
Medals for all finishers plus class trophies.
Entrants’ Registration from 4.30pm with the Run Starting at 6.30pm
Sheila’s School of Dance presentation of “ at Looe Community School 7:30 pm

Wednesday 2nd August
Children’s Sand Modelling Competition - East Looe Beach
2.30 - 3.30 pm. Prizes. Entry 50p.
Sheila’s School of Dance presentation of “ at Looe Community School 7:30 pm

Thursday 3rd August
Polperro Fishermen’s Choir in Concert - 8:00pm
Sea Front/Lifeboat House
Sheila’s School of Dance presentation of “ at Looe Community School 7:30 pm

Friday 4th August
Traditional Seaside Entertainment for Children ( of all ages )
* Paul Scott’s Balloon Modelling * Magical Fun  Free!! *
East Looe Beach from 2.00pm

(The following event is limited to participants aged 18 or over, photo ID proof of age is required)
Sponsored 3 Legged Race  (Fancy Dress optional) in aid of Ellie’s Haven
meet 7 pm Fire Station 7.30pm
starting from The Jolly Sailor ending at The Globe.

Saturday 5th August
Fire Station Open Day, in aid of the Firemen's Benevolent Fund.The Real Steel Band will be performing in Looe all day.

*  Grand Carnival Procession  *
Assemble for judging - 6.00pm prompt - at Marine Drive, Hannafore. Parade moves off at 7.00pm moving through West Looe, along the quay, over the bridge to East Looe where it will move down Fore Street to the sea front and then back along the river to the Buller Quay Car Park.
The parade will be led by St Pinnock and Liskeard Silver Bands, City of Plymouth Pipe Band, Majorettes, Floats and Walkers.
Collections for Lions’ Charities - Please give generously.

Note - All events subject to final confirmation

During the week call 07530 690717 for the daily event schedule.

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Please support our 2017 Sponsors

This list is shown in random order.Click here for an alphabetical list.
The Mayflower Studio
The Coffee Shop
The Golden Guinea Restaurant
Cameo Stylist
The Sea Kitchen
Papa Nino
The Beauty Boutique
Dolphin Guest House
Looe Taxis
Easy Street Boutiques
16th Century Jubilee Inn, Pelynt
Purely Cornish
Leonard A Gibson Optometrist
The Globe Inn
Earl and Crocker
Trelawney Insurance
Pelynt Social Club
Martin's Dairy
Tony Martin Antiques
The Ancient Mariner Restaurant
Bay Tree Candies
The Grain
The Joke Shop
Ye Olde Salutation Inne
Little Hair Loft
Black Swan
West Wayland Caravan & Touring Park
Miss Marples Tearoom
Looe Bakery
Boxalls Spar Shop & PO, Pelynt
Barbican Inn
Trehaven Manor
Looe Pharmacy
Julies Flower Shop
Ocean & Earth
The Cornish Bakehouse
Bullers Arms
Pelynt Boarding Kennels & Cattery
F J Ede & Son
The Guildhall Market
Daves Diner
The Old Boathouse
Classy Canines
Riverside Leather
Lloyds TSB
Pelynt Garage
Castang Wine Shippers
Well Cutt Unisex Hairstylist, Pelynt
PL13 Festivals
The Ship Inn
Barbican MOT
Sandwich Bar
Crabb Pot
Thomas O'Keeffe
The Courtyard
Portbyhan Hotel
Old Guys Rule
The Warehouse
Rivercroft Hotel
Nigels Taxis
Cafe Fleur
Mark Grassam Solicitors
Black Dog Marine
Madhouse Splinter
Kellys of Looe
Country Goodness
East Looe Tattoo
A E Raddy and Son
Jack Bray & Son
Chris Sandy TV & Electrical
Harbour Moon
G & S Ind. Financial Services
Bartram Deakin Associates
Fisher Management
Tasty Corner Cafe
Simply Fish
The Pasty Shop
Popes, Estate Agency
Carl Prescott
The Old Sail Loft Restaurant
Tiger Treats
Truly Scruptious
Posh and Cosy
West Looe General Stores
Pier Cafe
Barclays Bank