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2 April Looe Island Guided Walks
Guided Walks 2019
Join the island’s wardens for a fascinating walk around the nature reserve. These unique, pre-bookable trips are available on:
• Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 17th April
• Thursday 2nd May
• Saturday 1st June
• Monday 1st and Monday 15th July
• Wednesday 11th and Friday 27th September
On Friday 17th May we also have two speciality walks:
• Birds of Looe Island with Derek Spooner
• History of Looe Island with Mark Camp
Places cost £25. For more details including times and online booking (sorry, we aren’t able to offer telephone/postal bookings) see: www.cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk/islandwalks
6 - 26 April Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Cotehele (NT)
Win a Cadbury chocolate prize on this annual Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt around the garden.
6- 25 April Easter at Eden
Join us for a fun-packed day out this spring, at our farm-themed Easter event! We’ve got lots of new indoor and outdoor games and activities for the whole family to try out. Take part in a Golden Egg hunt with a difference and gather up eggs from the egg coop. Challenge friends and family to our giant scramble course to get some farmyard animals safely back in their pens. Plus – pick up special Easter prizes and chocolate treats to enjoy during your visit.
www.edenproject.com
6 & 7 April Cornwall Spring Flower Show - NEW VENUE Royal Cornwall Showground
With a new venue and a new look for 2019, the CGS Spring Flower Show is set to be the best yet. With an enviable reputation on the national gardening calendar it’s the perfect opportunity to get into the gardening mood for the season to come. So do join us to experience our spring oasis within the Royal Cornwall Showground.

Join us on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April 2019 to explore an array of horticultural delights will be wide-ranging, with stunning displays of spring flowers and shrubs, plus beautiful floral art and photographic displays. And if you fancy indulging in a bit of garden-related retail therapy we have everything you could wish for with over 60 prestigious nurseries selling fabulous plants and bulbs and another 50 plus retailers selling garden-related goodies.

With a focus on families we look forward to welcoming lots of youngsters to the show and will be offering a range of activities designed to nurture an interest in gardening, wildlife and the natural world.

All that plus an Artisan Marquee, live music, and a food offering that will get your taste buds tingling.
13 April
10am - 2pm
Liskeard Ploughman's Spring Market
A new event for 2019! A seasonal spring food and craft market with plenty of local producers and crafters selling their wares. 10am – 2pm The Parade, Liskeard In the event of wet/windy weather, the event will move indoors to The Methodist Church Hall on Barn Street.
14 April Looe Craft Market
11:00am - 4:00pm Locally  made crafts and gifts.
Quayside Centre, West Looe
14 April
11am - 2pm
Easter Beach Clean - Seaton
Want to play your part in cleaning up the oceans? Well there’s no better place to start than at your local beach clean! The kit is provided, all we ask is that you come along in suitable clothing and footwear. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Looe Marine Conservation Group looevmca@gmail.com.
looevmca@gmail.com www.looemarineconservation.org
14  April
12.30 - 3pm
MOUNT EDGCUMBE EASTER EGG HUNT 2019
The Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt at Mt. Edgcumbe Country Park is on Sunday 14 April 2019. Collect Clue Sheets from Cremyll Gate between 12.30pm & 3pm. £3 per child which includes a medium sized egg!
17 April Looe Island Guided Walks
Guided Walks 2019
Join the island’s wardens for a fascinating walk around the nature reserve. These unique, pre-bookable trips are available on:
• Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 17th April
• Thursday 2nd May
• Saturday 1st June
• Monday 1st and Monday 15th July
• Wednesday 11th and Friday 27th September
On Friday 17th May we also have two speciality walks:
• Birds of Looe Island with Derek Spooner
• History of Looe Island with Mark Camp
Places cost £25. For more details including times and online booking (sorry, we aren’t able to offer telephone/postal bookings) see: www.cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk/islandwalks
 
20 April
12.30pm - 2.30pm
Easter Rockpool Ramble 2
Venue: Hannafore Beach - meet below the coastguard hut
Explore the rocky shore with local experts. Learn about starfish, crabs, fish, anemones & lots more! Booking not required. Wear with suitable footwear (no flip flops) & leave nets at home as they can harm delicate rockpool creatures. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
looevmca@gmail.com www.looemarineconservation.org
 
20 April
10am - 1pm
Liskeard Book Fair
Liskeard Public Hall
A wide selection to suit all tastes. FREE entry
Enquiries: Jim Cross 01752 965536
Supporting Cornwall Air Ambulance
20 April
2pm
Spring Walk with Easter Egg Trail
Green Cow Dairy, Plushayes Farm, Upton Cross PL14 5BB
Experience a guided tour of the farm and hear our developments towards organic productions. Meet the cows, lambs, pigs and poultry. Easter egg trail for the children. Afterwards adults enjoy a homemade cream tea and the children receive their chocolate eggs.
Fun for all the family!
This is a ticket only event at £5 per person and there is a limited number available. All drinks, food and chocolate eggs are included in the price. Email greencowdairy@outlook.com for tickets.
Please wear clean wellies and bring a waterproof coat.
21 April
2pm
Easter Egg Hunt & Giant Easter Egg Raffle
Venue: East Looe Beach
www.looelions.co.uk

 
24 April
11am
Spring Garden Tour- Mount Edgcumbe
Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cremyll, Torpoint, PL10 1HZ
Take a tour of our Grade I listed gardens and historic buildings while they are surrounded by beautiful spring blooms. Tickets £5.00 p.p. Meet at Cremyll Gate. Booking is essential as minimum numbers are required for this event to go ahead.
27 April
7.30pm
Polperro Fishermen's Choir concert with special guests Porthcawl MV Choir
Venue: Boat Hall, Albatross Lifeboat Station, Seafront East Looe
Joint concert features Porthcawl Choir from South Wales who have a varied repertoire from traditional & Welsh songs to music from shows & modern pieces. Free concert with collections for the lifeboat.
chrisroy@looelifeboats.co.uk
27 & 28 April Port Eliot Country Fair
Port Eliot are delighted to be hosting a country fair in conjunction with the annual Port Eliot Horse Trials and British Arena Eventing weekend on 27th & 28th April 2019.

On Saturday and Sunday (10am to 4pm) The lawn and gardens in front of the house will be transformed into a local country fair, promoting the best products and services that Cornwall has to offer.Tickets are available now just £3.00 (+Eventbrite booking fee) and under 5’s are free
28 April
11am - 4pm
West Looe Craft Market
Venue: Quayside Centre, West Looe
Locally made crafts and gifts.

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