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 8.00am

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 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 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 4.30pm with the Run Starting at 6.30pm
Sheila’s School of Dance presentation of
“” at Duloe Village Hall Jubilee Centre 7:00 pm

Wednesday 1st 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 Duloe Village Hall Jubilee Centre 7:00 pm

Thursday 2nd August
Polperro Fishermen’s Choir in Concert – 8:00pm
Sea Front/Lifeboat House
Sheila’s School of Dance presentation of
“” at Duloe Village Hall Jubilee Centre 7:00 pm

Friday 3rd August
Traditional Seaside Entertainment for Children ( of all ages )
* 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 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 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.
Black Swan
Portbyhan Hotel
Looe Bakery
Chris Sandy TV & Electrical
Looe Pharmacy
Simply Fish
Purely Cornish
Posh and Cosy
Riverside Leather
Looe Leisure
Rivercroft Hotel
Thomas O’Keeffe
Bartram Deakin Associates
Easy Street Boutiques
Old Guys Rule
Ye Olde Salutation Inne
The Pasty Shop
Kellys of Looe
The Old Sail Loft Restaurant
Ocean & Country
Tiger Treats
Daves Diner
Trelay Holiday Park
Daisy’s Cafe
Black Dog Marine
The Joke Shop
Cafe Fleur
Madhouse Splinter
Truly Scruptious
Hillcrest Nursing Home
The Ship Inn
Pelynt Garage
Village Gossip
Barbican MOT
Mill Pool Centre
Dolphin Guest House
Pelynt Boarding Kennels & Cattery
The Old Boathouse
The Mayflower Studio
The Golden Guinea Restaurant
Trehaven Manor
Trelawney Insurance
A E Raddy and Son
Tasty Corner Cafe
Waylands Farm Cottages
Looe Angling Club
Lloyds Bank plc
Wanless PK
Fisher Management
16th Century Jubilee Inn, Pelynt
West Looe General Stores
Mark Grassam Solicitors
Cornish Horizons
West Wayland Caravan & Touring Park
Little Hair Loft
Tony Martin Antiques
The Cornish Bakehouse
Seasons Estate Agents
Castang Wine Shippers
Country Goodness
Sandwich Bar
Harbour Moon
F J Ede & Son
Ocean & Earth
Jack Bray & Son
Barbican Car Repairs
G & S Ind. Financial Services
Martin’s Dairy
Leonard A Gibson Optometrist
Barclays Bank
Looe Tourist Information Centre
The Coddy Shack
The Guildhall Market
The Beauty Boutique
Cameo Stylist
The Grain
Well Cutt Unisex Hairstylist, Pelynt
The Globe Inn
The Sea Kitchen
Cornish Collection
Luxstowe Vets
Barbican Inn
Bullers Arms
Pelynt Social Club
Looe Taxis
Park Resorts Holiday Homes
Boxalls Spar Shop & PO, Pelynt
Pier Cafe
Carl Prescott
Miss Marples Tearoom
The Warehouse
Bay Tree Candies
Popes, Estate Agency
Crabb Pot
Steve Wills Haulage