Our What’s On in Looe Guide to the 2018 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 2018

Cornwall Spring Flower Show The annual Cornwall Garden Society showcase for the best in Cornish horticulture – in the wonderful setting of Boconnoc Estate April 7&8
West Looe May Fayre Traditional May Fayre May 5
Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature A nine day literary festival based in Daphne du Maurier’s hometown of Fowey. May 11-19
Looe Raft Race & Festival of the Sea Silly antics messing about on the river in a race on anything that floats! And a full day of activities celebrating Looe’s relationship with the sea June 10
Polperro Festival Annual festivals of arts and music June 16-24
Looe Carnival Week Festival atmosphere to kick off the school holidays in traditional style Jul 30-
Aug 4
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.  July 27-29
Port Eliot Festival The UK’s biggest celebration of words, art, music, culture at St German’s July 26-29
British Firework Championships Two nights of fantastic free fireworks displays by competing professionals – best seen from Plymouth Hoe Aug 8-9
Fowey Regatta Week Red Arrows display, carnival, fireworks! Aug 19-25
Great Trethew Rally Tractors, beer tents, farming folk – and plenty of Bank Holiday family fun  Aug 25-7
S.E. Cornwall Walking Festival Varied programme of coastal and valley walks with local guides Sept 8-15
Looe Music Festival Just like Glastonbury without the mud! Looe’s exciting annual music festival. Sept 21-23
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. Nov TBA
New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Fancy Dress 31 Dec

What's On in Looe CornwallIf you’re looking for What’s On in Looe, we’ve listed a few links to websites which provide great information about what’s going on in Looe and South East Cornwall. Remember to come back to our website to make your booking direct!

Cornwall 365
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.