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News: 10 years of British surfing history exhibitions

added to the website on Apr 06, 2014

The Museum of British Surfing in Braunton, North Devon is celebrating a decade of displaying its acclaimed surf heritage exhibitions in communities around the UK. In April 2004 the surfing museum unveiled its first display on Brighton beach, and now in 2014 has launched its new British surfing pioneers exhibition ‘The First Wave – surfers ……»


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News: Volunteer with the Museum of British Surfing

added to the website on Mar 11, 2014

If you love meeting people, we’d love to meet you! We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team from April 2014 and become ‘the face’ of the Museum of British Surfing in Braunton, North Devon. Each year we welcome thousands of visitors from all over the world at our award-winning and vibrant heritage attraction ……»


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News: Museum closed today due to severe flooding

added to the website on Dec 22, 2012

Severe flooding has cut off the entire village of Braunton today, with some buildings under as much as five feet of water with more rain forecast and a high tide. This means the Museum of British Surfing is closed today – for your own safety please do not travel. We will update this website and ……»


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News: School half term at the Museum of British Surfing

added to the website on Oct 24, 2012

If you’re looking for things to do in North Devon in this last school half term of the year, the Museum of British Surfing in Braunton is perfect for all the family. For the youngsters we have our fabulous surfboard art competition with monthly prizes & the best of the year being shaped into a ……»


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News: Creamed Honey – an interview with shaper Kevin Cross

added to the website on May 29, 2012


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News: Iconic Australian shaper Kevin Cross visits

added to the website on May 27, 2012

In the 1970s North Devon became a hotbed for surfboard design and surfing innovation. Alongside homegrown talent like Tiki & Second Skin, a group of young Australians settled in the area bringing with them new ideas and the latest designs. Among them was Kevin Cross, shaper of Creamed Honey surfboards, who visited the Museum of ……»


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Corporate Supporters: The Red Barn

added to the website on Mar 15, 2012

The Red Barn is an iconic seafront pub that’s been at the centre of surf scene in Woolacombe for 40 years & we’re really pleased to have them as one of our corporate supporters – helping us to create our new surf history displays and so much more. They have a great collection of old ……»


UK Surf museum plans move forward

News: UK surf museum plans move forward

added to the website on Jul 19, 2010

The Museum of British Surfing is on target to open in North Devon, following the news that its major grant application has been approved and an agreement reached on a building. The funding through Leader 4 will allow the museum to start recruiting staff from October this year, begin work to design new exhibitions, and ……»