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Every Sunday Looe Lions Car Boot Sale @ West Wayland
The Looe Lions Car Boot Sale takes place every Sunday morning (subject to weather conditions) throughout the summer months (June to September) mid way between Looe & Polperro at West Wayland next to the camping and caravaning holiday camp. The official open hours are 08:00 to 12:00 although many regular sellers arrive from 06:30. The location is rural with extensive sea views adding to the enjoyment of the occasion.  More info:
Open Sundays Gribbin Daymark Open Days
Visible from land and sea, Gribbin Head is Fowey's sentinel. It is a striking landmark due to its red and white daymark tower. The daymark has sat upon the Gribbin since 1832, providing a navigational aid to mariners. Walk out to the Gribbin Headland, take a picnic or stop off at Polridmouth Beach perhaps. National Trust volunteers will have the Daymark open so you can climb up the steps to the top. The fantastic views from the top are ample reward for the climb! Open Sundays from 7 July to 15 September (11am - 5pm) £1 adults; NT members and children free.
30 July - 4 August Looe Carnival Week
The Looe Carnival is the highlight of the Looe Lionís event calendar with a week of events that cater for the interests of all ages & interests.
5 August Classic Car Show and Summer Fayre at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park
Cremyll, Torpoint, PL10 1HZ
The annual Classic Car Show and Country Fayre will take place at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park. Classic, American and kit cars will be on show along with military vehicles. Spectators Free entry to the event for spectators, parking charge of £5 per car. Car parks open at 8am.
8 - 9 August Annual British Fireworks Championships Finals - Plymouth Hoe / Plymouth Sound 9:30pmAnnual British Fireworks Championships Finals - Plymouth Hoe
The British Firework Championships will take place in Plymouth in August. Once again, six of the best UK firework display companies will compete in the hope of becoming the British Firework Champions for 2018. The best place to view the displays is from Plymouth Hoe where a fairground, catering units and live music will also be available.  For further information please visit the British Firework Championships website.
tbc Upton Cross - Annual Arts and Craft Exhibition
Upton Cross Parish Hall, PL14 5AN
Upton Crossís Annual Arts and Craft Exhibition at Upton Cross New Parish Hall and School. Many thousands of items on sale.  Free Parking. Disabled access. Outdoor stalls, raffle, homeade refreshments, new park and childrenís play area
19 - 25 August Fowey Royal Regatta & Carnival WeekFowey Royal Regatta & Carnival Week
The Fowey Royal Regatta is hailed by many as one of the best local regattas in the country and is usually held over the third full week of August. Along with daily sailing races there are a number of other themed events mixed into the week including a midweek Carnival and ending with a spectacular Firework display over the harbour. If you have any queries regarding the sailing events of the Regatta please contact the Royal Fowey Yacht Club by calling (01726) 832245 or see: 
tbc Morval Vintage Steam RallyGreat Trethew Vintage Rally
After 40 years, and having raised thousands of pounds for local charities, the last  Morval Vintage Steam Rally took place in 2016.
In 2017, a new Rally was organised, close to the original site, midway between Liskeard and Looe. For all the latest details see

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