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 2015 Calendar of Events is worth considering when planning your holiday to Looe and South East Cornwall.

What’s On in Looe and South East Cornwall in 2015

Boconnoc Steam Fair Vintage steam machinery at one of the best steam fairs in the south west set in a beautiful country estate at Boconnoc near Lostwithiel.  24-26 July
Looe Carnival Week Festival atmosphere to kick off the school holidays in traditional style July 26 – 1 Aug
Port Eliot Festival The UK’s biggest celebration of words, art, music, culture at St German’s 30 Jul – 2 Aug
British Firework Championships Two nights of fantastic free fireworks displays by competing professionals – best seen from Plymouth Hoe 18-19 Aug
Redwing Sailing Championships Looe Bay is the perfect backdrop for this fast and furious sailing jamboree  22-28 Aug
Morval Vintage Rally Tractors, beer tents, farming folk – and plenty of Bank Holiday family fun  29-31 Aug
South East Cornwall Walking Festival Varied programme of coastal and valley walks with local guides 12-18 Sept
Looe Music Festival Just like Glastonbury without the mud! Looe’s exciting music festival Year 5! 18-20 Sept
Looe Literary Festival A celebration of intellectual minds, thought, debate, literature, creativity and creatives, mixed with Cornish hospitality and a breath of fresh Cornish sea air. 12-15 Nov
New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Fancy Dress 31 Dec

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
Looe Marine Conservation Group

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.