Birthday celebrations attract young and old to Barcode

TEENAGERS packed into Barcode Youth Cafe in Weston for a week of activities to celebrate the venue's first birthday. To mark its success, youngsters enjoyed some entertaining circus demonstrations from the UFO Kiteshop, a karaoke competition, music quiz,

TEENAGERS packed into Barcode Youth Cafe in Weston for a week of activities to celebrate the venue's first birthday.To mark its success, youngsters enjoyed some entertaining circus demonstrations from the UFO Kiteshop, a karaoke competition, music quiz, live bands, a pink day to raise money for charity and a Halloween party.A surf board simulator also kept the teenagers entertained on Saturday before they invited in adults who have made a difference in their lives and served them cream teas and waited on them.The under 18s venue in South Parade opened on October 26 last year and attracts hundreds of youngsters a week who pop in to chill out with friends or party the night away on a Friday evening.Barcode Youth Cafe has now started opening from 12noon-2pm during the week to offer good value meals to college students and more than 70 turned up on the first day.