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Fancy dress theme for LMF2018

Gather your tribes and head to Looe beach this September to release your inner Viking. Think warrior, find inspiration from Game of Thrones and dust off your viking helmet. You […]

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SPEAK CORNISH WEEK / SEYTHEN KEWSEL KERNEWEK

Speak Cornish Week is back and to celebrate we thought we’d share some phrases to try when you visit Cornwall this summer. Holyewgh an Howl. Holyewgh agas kolonn | Follow […]

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Gather on Looe Beach this September

Gather on Looe beach with Dreadzone and create Phantom Memories with Ginger Wildheart when they take to stage at LMF2018. They join Steve n Seagulls, The Waterboys and The Stranglers […]

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CELEBRATING CORNWALL’S EMERGING MUSIC TALENT

Stumbling across unexpected musical delights has become a staple activity during the LMF weekend and there’s no better way to fill your ears with an abundance of new music than […]

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GET BY IN CORNISH: ESSENTIAL BANK HOLIDAY PHRASES

It’s a beautiful language and the number of people speaking it again is growing rapidly every year, thanks to organisations like MAGA. If you’re coming to Cornwall, or you’re lucky enough […]

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Top Tips for crabbing off the quayside

Ah crabbing, a classic seaside past-time. Some of the LMF team’s fondest childhood memories include crabbing on the Cornish coastline until the sun sets and it’s time to go home. […]

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10 things to do in Looe

Magnificent walks, delicious food, something more adventurous or the chance to idle away an hour on the beach there’s plenty to do in Looe if you’re visiting for the weekend […]

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The hidden gems at LMF you need to look out for

Popping up from nowhere LMF transforms the beach, the harbour and the streets of the beautiful fishing port we call home. Hosting performers and visitors from all over the world, […]

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The female artists taking centre stage at Looe Music Festival

As we’re leading the way as the first Cornish festival pledging to PRS Foundation’s Keychange, an initiative which is empowering women to transform the future of the music industry by […]

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Here come the girls – Looe Music Festival pledges to showcase women in music as part of a European initiative

Looe Music Festival has become the first Cornish festival pledging to PRS Foundation’s Keychange. The European initiative aims to accelerate change and create a more inclusive music industry for present […]

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VIP Looe Music Festival

A look back at some LMF show stopping performances

Over the past seven years there have been some magnificent moments. Opening the doors for the very first time, showcasing Looe at it’s very best and growing the LMF family […]

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Definitive Sunday headliner announced for Looe Music Festival 2018

“It was probably the wettest gig I think I’ve ever been involved in, and almost because of it, one of the most enjoyable in a long time. The fantastic location […]

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See the whole of the moon from Looe beach this September

With hits spanning thirty years, The Waterboys will headline the main stage on Saturday at LMF18. With iconic singles such as The Whole Of The Moon, Fisherman’s Blues, When Ye […]

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“My Ears Twinkle, My Nipples Hurt”

We're poised to release our full line-up this week, starting with today’s announcement of the Friday night headliners plus the first wave of awesome acts on this year’s bill. Get [...] Read More
 

EXPLORE WEST LOOE

With the main town in East Looe we often forget to go exploring over the bridge but here’s just a few reasons why everyone should cross the river. Catch the […]

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5 glorious walks you can do from Looe

Grab your walking boots and get ready to explore Cornwall from Looe. Whether you want to ramble for the day and explore the Cornish coastline or prefer to head in […]

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CORNISH CHRISTMAS GREETINGS

If you’re sending greetings cards to friends and family why not try your hand at writing them in Cornish? Here are a few phrases to help you craft the perfect […]

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Gold again for Looe Music Festival at the Cornwall Tourism Awards

Looe Music Festival was crowned gold winner for the second year running at the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2017. LMF was commended for its outstanding contribution to cultural tourism in the […]

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LMF2018 Earlybird Tickets on Sale

The magical moments, theatrical performances and spellbinding headline shows of LMF2017 are fast becoming distant memories. So, to keep you going through the winter months and to give you something […]

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Capturing people under its spell – Looe Music Festival brings September to a spectacular end

LMFl once again surprised and delighted crowds this weekend with magical moments, theatrical performances and spellbinding headline shows. Music weaved down the cobbled streets, spilled out of pubs and through […]

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Pirates for Good

Struggling for inspiration or running out of time to pull together a show stopping fancy dress outfit? We’ve got a solution. THE LMF PIRATE HAT CAMPAIGN If you’ve been to […]

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START ZAPPING!

We are excited to announce that LMF will be using augmented reality this year. So what is it? Augmented reality (also called AR) allows graphics, animation and 3d models to […]

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LMF welcomes international artists to Cornwall

This year we’re welcoming a host of international performers to Cornwall during LMF. Travelling approximately 2,620 miles from Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada Meaghan Blanchard is a 24-year-old multi-award winning […]

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Fancy a bite to eat?

From locally made hotpots to Thai or Moroccan dishes and sweet treats to gluten free and vegetarian friendly trucks here’s the lowdown on what you can eat at this year’s […]

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Free warm-up party – you’re invited!

If 90+ bands over three days isn’t enough for you, put Thursday evening, 28th September in your diary. This one’s on us and everyone’s welcome. Doors to the Harbour Stage […]

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Workshops & Free Activities at LMF2017

Learn some new skills whilst you’re taking some well-earned time off in Looe this September, with our completely FREE workshops and activities. How about trying your hand (and feet) at […]

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The Music Shop – new for LMF2017

For the first time this year we’ll be hosting meets, greets and artist signings at The LMF Music Shop at the beach. Run by the lovely people at Village Folk, […]

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Tarquin’s Cornish Gin joins us for LMF2017

We think there is no better combination than listening to live music with an ice cold Gin & Tonic in our hands. That’s why we’re delighted that for LMF2017 Tarquin’s […]

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Speak Cornish Week / Seythen Kewsel Kernewek

Encouraging everyone to celebrate our county’s linguistic heritage, Speak Cornish Week is back – here’s how you can get involved. 1. Phrases to try The theme for this year is […]

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Celebrating BBC Music Day with our BBC Music Introducing line-up

With the theme for this year’s BBC Music Day ‘the power of music’ – how it can bring us together, make us feel fantastic and create unforgettable memories, it felt […]

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