Looe celebrates its strong fishing and maritime heritage and traditions at a number of key festivals and events. Our What’s On in Looe Guide to the 2014 Calendar of Events is worth considering when planning your holiday to Looe and South East Cornwall.

What’s On in Looe: Events Calendar Looe and South East Cornwall 2014

Cornwall Spring Flower Show At Boconnoc near Lostwithiel. A splash of colour in a beautiful country estate. 5-6 April
West Looe May Fayre Maypole dancing, singing, stalls – all the fun of the fayre! 3 May
Festival by the Sea Fun in and around the water. Grazing on the Quay. The Raft Race on Sunday  7-8 June
Polperro Festival A week of art, music, comedy and dance in this historic smuggling village 14-22 June
Looe Food and Drink Festival Local produce from farm and sea showcased at this annual event for foodies  28-29 June
Boconnoc Steam Fair Vintage steam machinery at one of the best steam fairs in the south west  18-20 July
Port Eliot Festival The UK’s biggest celebration of words, art, music, culture at St German’s 24-27 July
Boconnoc Motorsport Carnival A day to celebrate Cornish motoring, both on and off the road  26-27 July
Looe Carnival Week Festival atmosphere to kick off the school holidays in traditional style  27 Jul-2 Aug
Merlin Rocket Sailing Champs Looe Bay is the perfect backdrop for this fast and furious sailing jamboree 10-15 Aug
Morval Vintage Rally Tractors, beer tents, farming folk – and plenty of Bank Holiday family fun  23-25 Aug
South East Cornwall Walking Festival Varied programme of coastal and valley walks with local guides 13-20 Sept
Looe Music Festival Just like Glastonbury without the mud! Looe’s exciting music festival Year 4! 19-21 Sept

Here’s a few more links to websites that provide good information about what’s going on in Looe and South East Cornwall. Remember to come back to our website to make your booking direct!

Best of South East Cornwall
Visit South East Cornwall
South East Cornwall Tourism Association

Guide on Things to Do throughout Cornwall

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Live Entertainment Venues in South East Cornwall

  • The Eden Project Sessions – a stunning location in front of the Mediterranean and Equatorial biomes
  • The Rum Store at Carnglaze Caverns, near St Neots – a slate mine/tourist attraction by day but with an amazing underground concert stage featuring a regular programme of artists.
  • Sterts Theatre at Upton Cross on Bodmin Moor – an open air theatre under canvas. Brilliant summer productions under canvas and a programme of events continues in the Studio October to end of Spring.