Blues crossroads

Friday Night Live Music Sessions

Written by on Friday 24th Feb, 2017

Rock’n’Roll is back at The Red Barn starting on Friday 10th March with ‘Highway’ grooving out their blues rock.
Other bands lined up so far include: Echo Town, Satan’s Barber Shop, Falling Apart, Zamba, Jealousy & The Cat, Basils Balls Up Band, The Underground and not forgetting Pete Bruntnells COTQB!

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Local surf roots

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The Red Barn has been home to Woolacombe’s surfers since the sport washed up on North Devon’s shores. Back at the start of the sixties the Surf Life Saving Club formed on Woolacombe Beach, shortly followed by the professional lifeguard service, and with The Red Barn’s proximity to the beach we became an unofficial club house and meeting point for those involved.

The local and visiting surf scene found a welcome home in The Red Barn that carries on to this day. Check out the collection of classic surfboards we have on display in the rafters, most were either made or surfed by local surfing ‘legends’ here at Woolacombe!

The Red Barn is a sponsor of the Museum of British Surfing.

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