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Thursday, 11 August 2011

Looe events in August




We have a lot of events happening in and around Looe throughout the month of August and with such a variety of things to do I am sure there must be something here for everyone to enjoy.

11th Snorkel Safari Looe area
12th Beach Day at the Childrens Centre Looe Childrens Centre
12th New Orleans Jazz & Supper Evening St Martins Church Hall, Looe
14th–20th Fowey Royal Regatta Fowey
14th Family Woods Watch Walk Kilminorth Woods, Looe
14th Burraton Male Voice Choir Riverside Church, West Looe
16th&17th British Fireworks Championships Plymouth Hoe
17th Looe Life at Low Tide West Looe River
17th Polperro Fishermens Choir in concert Polperro Quayside
18th Red Arrows at Fowey Fowey
19th Pirates & Princesses Looe Childrens Centre
20th Killer-The Jerry Lee Lewis Story Sterts Theatre, Upton Cross
21st Antique Fair Millenium House, Pensilva
21st Looe Lions Duck Race Looe Bridge & river
21st–26th Redwing Sailing Championships Looe Bay
21st Canoryon Lowen Choir Riverside Church, West Looe
21st Free Food Foraging Monkey Sanctuary
23rd Pirates of Penzance by Illyria Theatre Co Sterts Theatre, Upton Cross
24th Polperro Fishermens Choir in concert Looe Seafront
24th Marine Mammal Rescue Demo Looe Beach
27th–29th Morval Vintage Rally Nomansland, nr Looe
27th Polperro Fishermens Choir in concert Trewether fete, Lostwithiel
27th Saturday Night at the Movies Adrenalin Quarry, Menheniot
28th Pelynt Male Voice Choir Riverside Church, West Looe
28th The Enchanted Garden Monkey Sanctuary
29th Smite World Championships St Neot
31st Polperro Fishermens Choir in concert Polperro Quayside

I did look at this list and wondered what I would like to take part in and being a beach lover and enjoying anything to do with the sea such as Kayaking and surfing then it would have to be the Snorkeling and the low tide walk. I have done a little bit of snorkeling and found it quite a weird experience but really enjoyed it and will persevere with it.

Another very well known and followed event in Looe is the famous Duck Race which is taking place on Sunday August 21st where around 5000 ducks are floated down the Looe river from the Bridge to the lower ferry steps.

Throughout the year they have been selling the numbers on the ducks to raise money for charity and it a great spectacle watching them jostle and swim down the river with lots of cheering and shouting.

Maybe you would like to organise one of your own or if its just a duck for the bath then I think you will find all kinds of ducks you would like in our shops or on our site, from our Giant Duck to the very funny Creature Rubber Ducks.

1 comment:

Adam McCollough said...

And on that note, if you are wondering which ducks are most suitable for a duck race, then take a look at our which rubber ducks are best for a duck race article.

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