Carnival Week

30th July – 4th August 2018

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.

Sunday 22nd July, then Monday July 30th – Saturday August 4th

Sunday 22nd July
Coast and Country – 20th Vintage and Classic Transport Display
All day – Car Boot Sale – West Wayland – Gates open for Car Booters from 08:00

Parade of Vehicles with side-shows, fun dog show, 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 30th July
Carnival Royalty Choosingopen to Children of Primary School age, resident in the Club area.  Assemble for judging at 18:30
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 19:30

Tuesday 31st July
Annual Carnival Fun Run – Adult and Juniors:
Plus – u/13 Mini Fun Run Start on West Looe Quay
and through the woods!
Entry fee – £4.00 Adult; £2.00 u/18.
Medals for all finishers plus class trophies.
Entrants’ Registration from 16:30 with the Run Starting at 18:30
Sheila’s School of Dance presentation of
“The Lighthouse Mouse” at Duloe Village Hall Jubilee Centre 19:00

Wednesday 1st August
Children’s Sand Modelling Competition – East Looe Beach
14:30 – 15:30. Prizes. Entry 50p.
Sheila’s School of Dance presentation of
“The Lighthouse Mouse” at Duloe Village Hall Jubilee Centre 19:00

Thursday 2nd August
Polperro Fishermen’s Choir in Concert – 19:30
Sea Front/Lifeboat House

“The Ekulele Extravagansa” – 19:30

The Riverside Church, West Looe.

Sheila’s School of Dance presentation of
“The Lighthouse Mouse” at Duloe Village Hall Jubilee Centre 19:00

Friday 3rd August
Traditional Seaside Entertainment for Children ( of all ages )
* Balloon Modelling * Magical Fun  Free!! *

East Looe Beach from 14:00

(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 19:00 Fire Station 19:30
starting from The Jolly Sailor ending at The Boscarn.

Saturday 4th 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 19:00 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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