Cake Sale Fundraiser

By bryan_knibbs

Come along to see the amazing work being created like the images above The cake sale is an event to raise funds to provide frames for the amazing tapestry panels showing the timeline of the Sutton Hoo Ship, the River Deben,Woodbridge’s early years and the construction and river trials of the replica ship being built…

Hoorah We are opening again

By bryan_knibbs

After 18 or more months of being closed to the public due to the covid pandemic The Longshed is reopening. From 21st August we will open our doors initially at on Saturdays and Sundays and Bank Holidays from 11am till 1.00pm. Come along to see what has been happening during the lockdown. We have transformed…

Suffolk Craft Society Exhibition

By bryan_knibbs

The Longshed is open for business albeit under Covid restrictions The Suffolk Craft Society having just finished an exhibition at the Pond Gallery in Snape Maltings are opening again, this time in The John Gibbins Gallery at The Longshed. Woodbridge Riverside Trust are delighted to host this wonderful exhibition for the Society. The exhibition will…

Follow The Ship

By bryan_knibbs

Follow The Ship Education Project The intention of Follow the Ship education project: To create and then share Follow the Ship with the public – primarily school children – in The John Gibbins Gallery of The Longshed.  Our intention is to add to what’s already being taught in schools so that local school children can learn more about…

Closed due to Covid

By bryan_knibbs

Unfortunately, despite news in the local press, The Longshed will not be open in June due to covid restrictions; except for pre booked visits. We sincerely regret this but are hopeful that we will be open again in mid July at the latest when we look forward to seeing you. We have several events planned…

A little help from our ‘Friends’

By bryan_knibbs

A little help from our ‘Friends’ Sam Simpson is a trustee and founding member of the Woodbridge Riverside Trust, although her connection to The Longshed extends further back. Her father was a boat builder at Whisstocks, the boatyard where The Longshed now sits. It’s a connection that continues to cross generations as Sam’s children, Freddie…