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May 2016

Looe Festival of the Sea Dive for Debris 2016

01/05/2016 @ 09:00 - 17:00
LOOE – East Looe Quayside, Church End
Looe, Cornwall PL13 1BX United Kingdom
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Free

Looe Marine Conservation Group are hosting there annual Festival of the Sea on Sunday 1st May 2016 Fathoms Free will be doing a Dive against Debris and will also have a pitch outside on the quayside. See the event on Facebook - Facebook Event - Looe Festival of the Sea or website Looe Marine Conservation Group "Join us in the historic fishing town of Looe to celebrate all things marine! We're holding a fun filled day of entertainment, music, education, culture and traditional sea side…

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Mevagissey Harbour Dive & PADI Specialty Course

14/05/2016 @ 10:00 - 15:00
Mevagissey Harbour, Island Quay
Mevagissey, Cornwall PL26 6QU United Kingdom
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Free

Mevagissey Harbour is one our hot spots for collecting debris, so we are going back again. Colin will be there to offer the PADI/Project Aware Dive Against Debris Speciality course at a cost price of £40. Included in this are the training, all the materials necessary, a specialty PADI card and a dive at a cracking dive site. A donation to the charity, Project AWARE is also included. Those who wish to do just the Dive Against Debris, are more…

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June 2016

Brixham Weekend 11/12 June 2016

11/06/2016 @ 09:00 - 12/06/2016 @ 15:00
Brixham Brixham, Devon TQ5 United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Brixham Camping/Debris Dive/Beach Clean Weekend On the Saturday we're diving Hopes Nose, a popular fishing spot. With the focus being the removal of ghost fishing gear, mostly decades worth of monofilament fishing line which has now formed matted bundles on the sea floor. A local diver Peter Glanvill highlighted this major and persistent problem to us. Unfortunately, he's seen first hand the damage its causing to marine and bird life. Please watch his video to see the extent of the…

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July 2016

Lundy Bay Bioblitz – Debris Dive

02/07/2016 @ 12:00 - 03/07/2016 @ 15:00
Lundy Bay, Near Polzeath Cornwall PL27 6QZ United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

*** Diving Elements Cancelled due to weather  updated 29/06/2016 *** but all the other non-diving activities will continue. The weather is not looking good for the diving side of things on Saturday so unfortunately we have cancelled the 2 dives (strong westerly winds and a large swell). We are sorry. However, if you are still up for taking part there will be lots of topside events and activities including seawatches, rockpooling, bat watching, moth trapping, and midnight rockpooling. Some people…

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Mevagissey Harbour Dive for Debris

20/07/2016 @ 19:00 - 21:30
Mevagissey Harbour, Island Quay
Mevagissey, Cornwall PL26 6QU United Kingdom
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Free

Mevagissey Harbour is one our hot spots for collecting debris, so we are going back again (this time in the evening). See the event on Facebook - Facebook Event - Mevagissey, Cornwall For those taking part in the dive: We meet at 7.00pm, on the harbour outside the harbour office (high tide is 6:40pm). Parking is available at the harbour car park (please bring some change for it), but it’s OK to drop kit off in front of the harbour office. Venue:…

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August 2016

Padstow Seafood & Beer Festival

13/08/2016 @ 14:00 - 23:00
Padstow Festival, Prideaux Place
Padstow, PL28 8RP United Kingdom
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£15

Fathoms Free will be attending the Padstow Seafood and Beer Festival 2016. We can't dive/beach clean all of the time, so on our days off we like to do fun things and mingle with the public and try and get more awareness of Fathoms Free and what we do as a not-for-profit organisation. We will have a stand inside the NLH marque, so come to the event, enjoy the beer, food and music and come and say hello. It will be…

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Plymouth Waterfront – Debris Dive with Aquanauts

18/08/2016 @ 17:00 - 21:00
Plymouth Hoe Waterfront, 1 The Hoe
Plymouth, Devon PL12H United Kingdom
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Free

Aquanauts in Plymouth are organising a debris dive and Fathoms Free have been inviting along too. Please see below for details from Aquanauts of the evening event. "Introducing....Aquanauts for the Ocean! Our Divers Against Debris campaign to clean up one of our local training sites and restore it's natural beauty, Plymouth Waterfront! We are working with Fathoms Free a local NGO in Cornwall who are coming to help our efforts and the Plymouth University Marine Conservation Society. The small harbour…

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October 2016

Lansallos – 01/10/2016

01/10/2016 @ 10:00 - 02/10/2016 @ 17:00
Lansallos Beach (meet at National Trust Lansallos Car Park), Lansallos
St Austell, Cornwall PL13 2PX United Kingdom
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Free

Why Lansallos? We have organised this now for the last 2 years as such a good time was had by all, that the concept for Dive Against Debris Volunteers UK was born (now Fathoms Free). Lansallos is a very pretty shore dive site, unfortunately, the right-hand side though, due to currents it gets full of plastic debris. Normally access is an issue for diving, with a 3/4-mile hike across countryside. However, the National Trust will transport our dive gear across…

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November 2016

Eden Project – Festival of Hope – 27/11/2016

27/11/2016 @ 11:00 - 18:00
Eden Project Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG United Kingdom + Google Map

Fathoms Free will be attending the Festival of Hope at the Eden Project on the 27th November 2016. We can't dive/beach clean all of the time, so on our days off we like to do fun things and mingle with the public and try and get more awareness of Fathoms Free and what we do as a not-for-profit organisation. This time we will be at the fabulous Eden Project. See below for more details from the organisers... "On one special Sunday…

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January 2017

Mevagissey Harbour Dive & PADI Specialty Course

22/01/2017 @ 11:30 - 15:00
Mevagissey Harbour, Island Quay
Mevagissey, Cornwall PL26 6QU United Kingdom
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Free

Mevagissey Harbour is one our hot spots for collecting debris, so we are going back again. See the event on Facebook - Facebook Event - Mevagissey, Cornwall For those taking part in the dive: We meet at 11.30am, on the harbour outside the harbour office (high tide is approx 12.15pm). Parking is available at the harbour car park (please bring some change for it), but it’s OK to drop kit off in front of the harbour office. Colin will be there to…

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