Celebrate Suffolk Day

By bryan_knibbs

Suffolk Day 21st June 2020 This year because of the Covid 19 restrictions people won’t be able to enjoy the many celebrations of our beautiful county. There will be a lot less joining with friends and families for parties and visits to places of interest. Not least of all “The Longshed” has its doors closed…

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By bryan_knibbs

Join our e-mailing list for e-news here.. IN OUR E-NEWSLETTERS YOU WILL DISCOVER: Information about what’s going on including: special events and exhibitions projects taking place in the Longshed workshop and other associated projects and groups opportunities to get involved in particular activities and projects  volunteering and supporting Woodbridge Riverside Trust as a Friend of…

Temporary closure of the Longshed

By bryan_knibbs

The Longshed is closed to the public following guidance on reducing the spread of the Covid 19 virus. We aren’t able to keep running practical projects but we are looking at ways of keeping things going using digital media for talks, sharing information and research. We will let you know what’s going on through the…

Going with the flow

By bryan_knibbs

“Going with the Flow – tides and the Deben Estuary” is already a huge success. Over 400 people visited the exhibition in the first two days. More talks, an exhibition and other activities, including special events for children, will be on in the Longshed from 10.00-16.00 every day until Sunday 27th October. The full programme…

Working oak in the Longshed

By bryan_knibbs

Come and watch the workers….on 9 October the Longshed will be a hive of activity – even more than usual when the volunteer shipbuilders are hard at work. The Longshed will be open from 10.00-16.00. Damian Goodburn – a leading expert in medieval oak and shipbuilding – is carrying out another training day, including hewing…

Sae Wylfing at the British Museum

By bryan_knibbs

Sae Wylfing set off at five o’clock on Saturday morning for pride of place at the opening of the British Museum’s contribution to the Festival of Archaeology. Organised by the British Council of Archaeology, the festival runs from 13 to 28 July across the UK. An unintended detour via Trafalgar Square and Charing Cross Road…