Looe Carnival is on this week

Yes it’s that time again – it’s the Looe Lions Club Carnival Week.

Run by the Lions Club of Looe, Looe Carnival Week starts on Sunday July 26th and finishes on Saturday August 1st.

It’s a wonderful family event and draws thousands of visitors throughout the week from around the area every year.

Looe Lions Carnival weekThe Looe Carnival is the highlight of the Looe Lions’ event calendar.

Looe Lions put on a week of entertaining and family friendly events that cater for all interests and all ages.

Please support the Looe Lions charities if you see people collecting.
Diary of events
Sunday 26th July

Coast and Country 11th Vintage and Classic Transport Display plus all day car boot sale at West Wayland.

Gates open for stalls from 8.00am, with side-shows, rides, demonstrations, bar and refreshments throughout the day.

* Parade of vehicles and entertainment.
* “Delta Dukes” playing Blues & Rock.
* Admission only £2.00 per Car which includes parking all day.

Monday 27th July

Carnival Royalty Choosing. Open to Children of Primary School age and resident in the Club area. Judging at 6.30pm in West Looe Square (outside the Fire Station).

Followed by:

Looe’s own Traditional Floral Dance

* Music by St. Pinnock and Liskeard Silver Bands.
* Adult and Junior Groups (of four).
* Traditional or Fancy Dress – Prizes to be won.
* Souvenir certificates for all entrants.

The Floral Dance starts from West Looe Square at 7.30pm and ends at Buller Quay, East Looe for the prize giving.
Tuesday 28th July

Street entertainment in East Looe, from 11.00am with Chucklefoot.

Annual Carnival Fun Run

Adult and Juniors plus U/13 mini fun run starts on West Looe Quay and continues through the woods!

* Entry fees = £3.00 per adult – £1.50 per person U/18.
* Medals for all finishers plus class trophies.
* Entrants’ registration from 4.30pm with the run starting at 6.30pm

Wednesday 29th July

Children’s Sand Modelling Competition on East Looe Beach

* Starts 2.30 and ends at 3.30 pm.
* Prizes.
* Entry 50p.

Sheila’s School of Dance presents “Zorra Saves the Sun” at Looe Community School 7:30 pm
Thursday 30th July

Polperro Fishermen’s Choir in Concert

* Starts 8 pm
* Venue: Lifeboat House on the sea front

Sheila’s School of Dance presents “Zorra Saves the Sun” at Looe Community Schoo 7:30 pm
Friday 31st August

Traditional seaside entertainment

* Paul Scott’s Punch and Judy Show
* Balloon modelling
* Magical fun
* Cost: It’s free!
* Venue: East Looe Beach
* Starts: 2.00pm

Sheila’s School of Dance presents “Zorra Saves the Sun” at Looe Community School 7:30 pm

Sponsored 3 Legged Race (Fancy Dress optional)

* In aid of Ellie’s Haven
* Meet: 7pm outside the Fire Station in West Looe
* Starts: 7.30pm from The Jolly Sailor ending at The Boscarn.

Saturday 1st August

Fire Station Open Day in aid of the Firemen’s Benevolent Fund.
Grand Carnival Procession

Assemble for judging at 6.00pm prompt at Marine Drive, Hannafore.

The Grand Carnival Procession Parade moves off at 7.00pm to East Looe.

Music provided by:

* St Pinnock and Liskeard Silver Bands
* City of Plymouth Pipe Band
* Majorettes
* Floats and Walkers

Collections for Lions’ Charities – Please give generously.

Please note that all events are subject to final confirmation.

During the week call 07530 690717 for the daily event schedule.

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