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July 2016

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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March 2017

Eden Project – Charity Day – 04/03/2017

04/03/2017
Eden Project Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG United Kingdom + Google Map

The Eden Project, in partnership with Cornwall Community Foundation has invited Fathoms Free to a Charity day on the Eden site. We will be attending on Saturday 4th March 2017 (we also have another event on the same day for a "Dive for Debris/Beach Clean") and have a stand at the event underneath the main canopy (the location of the ice rink) along with other charities/community groups offering a platform to help raise awareness for our causes. See below for more…

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Port Gaverne – Great British Spring Clean – 4th March 2017 **updated**

04/03/2017 @ 08:30 - 15:00
Port Gaverne, Port Gaverne Beach
Port Isaac, Cornwall PL29 3SQ United Kingdom
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Free

*** Update 01/03/2017 - Diving element cancelled due to bad weather *** Due to bad weather reports for this weekend, it is not possible to do the diving side of things on Saturday. However, the Beach Clean up will still be going ahead even though its going to be wet and windy! Hope to see some of you there 🙂 ------------------------------------- Roll up.. Roll up... Fathoms Free will be doing a joint initiative event on Saturday 4th March 2017 with…

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April 2017

Gyllyngvase Beach – Dive & Beach Clean – 01/04/2017

01/04/2017 @ 10:00 - 16:00
Gyllyngvase Beach, Cliff Road
Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4PA United Kingdom
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Free

Falmouth Town Council, Falmouth Bay Residents Association and Fathoms Free are joining together for a beach and seafront litter pick on 1st April, based at Gyllyngvase Beach. Everyone welcome with divers, organised by Atlantic Scuba, carrying out an underwater litter pick; this is chance to really make a difference to Falmouth's seafront ... safer for wildlife, more enjoyable for everyone to stroll along our beautiful seafront with no litter in sight Divers All divers welcome, bring your own kit. We can…

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Brixham Weekend 22/23 April 2017

22/04/2017 @ 09:00 - 23/04/2017 @ 15:00
Brixham Brixham, Devon TQ5 United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Brixham Camping/Debris Dive/Beach Clean Weekend We're returning to Brixham for our second Ghost Gear Weekend. We are diving Hopes Nose and the breakwater, both are popular fishing spots. The focus is the removal of ghost fishing gear, mostly decades' worth of mono-filament fishing line which has now formed matted bundles on the sea floor. Please see our blog from last year:  Brixhamweekend-2016. We're joining forces again with Warwick, the owner of Nautilus Dive Charters, a local conservationist who is passionate…

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