Bridgetown
32°
scattered clouds
humidity: 62%
wind: 8m/s ESE
H 31 • L 28
30°
Sun
29°
Mon
28°
Tue
28°
Wed
Weather from OpenWeatherMap
Share on twitter
Share on facebook
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin
Share on tumblr
Share on reddit
Share on vk
Share on skype
Share on whatsapp
Share on xing
Share on stumbleupon
Share on delicious
Share on pocket
Share on email
Share on telegram
Share on print

About The Sponsor

Ready-Mix Limited is a niche supplier of concrete ready mix, concrete blocks & Omnidec floors for the residential and commercial market in Barbados. Our speciality is our ability to manufacture concrete on-site at our headquarters in Lears this allows us to provide the most efficient solution for concrete supply.

Oistins, in the southern parish of Christ Church, is a major fishing community in Barbados with a modern fishing market. At the Oistins fish market you’ll get the freshest fish, caught and brought to the jetty by the fishermen then skillfully skinned, cleaned and portioned by the vendors.

Oistins is the site of the annual Fish Festival which honours those who contribute to the local fishing industry. Just around the corner from Oistins is Miami Beach, a great place to take a swim!

As a coastal town, Oistins played a significant role as a trans-shipment point for sugar and other crops grown at nearby plantations.

In 1652 at The Mermaid Tavern in Oistins, the Charter of Barbados was signed between Oliver Cromwell’s representative and the Governor of Barbados who remained loyal to the King. The Charter guaranteed Barbados colonists rights and privileges unheard of in any other colony, including rights to their land and local control of taxation. The agreement followed a months-long stand-off and blockade of the island