Festival hopes to raise profile of Cornish language

Despite rainy conditions the festival saw a good turnout. Credit: ITV West Country

Hundreds of people braved the wind and rain for the Looe Music Festival this weekend.

The event, described by organisers as a ‘grown-up’ festival featured live music, entertainment and stalls.

The event held a singalong on the beach on Saturday, to help raise the profile of the Cornish language.

Many people dressed up and took part in a singalong to celebrate Cornish culture. Credit: ITV West Country

Organisers say the festival pays tribute to the county's proud heritage.