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News: Surfing museum re-opens after floods

added to the website on Dec 23, 2012

The Museum of British Surfing opened to the public again today after floods devastated many homes and businesses around us Braunton, North Devon. The charity is appealing to supporters for donations to help make up for losing vital trade in the run-up to Christmas – online donations can be made by clicking here – or ……»


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News: The First Wave – recording British surfing history

added to the website on Jul 28, 2012

The Museum of British Surfing is partnering a new Heritage Lottery funded project ‘The First Wave‘, that will film and record personal stories about the history of surfing in Britain It was launched in Cornwall by longboard champion Ben Skinner at his old secondary school, where he was encouraging students to embrace surfing and its ……»


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News: BBC’s One Show film at the surfing museum

added to the website on Jul 13, 2012

TV presenter & historian Dan Snow headed up the team from the BBC’s prime-time TV programme the ‘One Show‘, filming a feature on the Museum of British Surfing & UK surf history today. They filmed an interview with surf museum founder Pete Robinson, focusing on the original first edition of Captain James Cook’s journals from ……»


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News: Museum of British Surfing wins top national award

added to the website on Jun 28, 2012

Less than three months after it opened the doors to its new permanent home in North Devon, the Museum of British Surfing has scooped a major national award. It won the prize for being the best collection in the UK put together on a small budget, in the inaugural Collections Management Awards run by the ……»


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News: Surfing in North Devon – a Guardian Travel film

added to the website on May 30, 2012


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News: Museum of British Surfing launch party

added to the website on Apr 14, 2012

The Museum of British Surfing launch party saw legends of British surfing rubbing shoulders with current champions, grant funders and supporters from across the UK. More than 150 people attended the event, sponsored by Skinners’ Brewery and Finisterre clothing, which featured an exclusive performance from Cornish musician Neil Halstead. Representatives from the museum’s grant funders ……»