Woodbridge Riverside Trust new website

By Annie Leech

We have been using the lockdown period to develop a new updated website for WRT. It has just gone live and we would love to hear what you think of it. Please use the contact form to get in touch. The newspost dated 20 April was sent out in error as part of the site…

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…

Yachting on film

By bryan_knibbs

Maritime Film Festival – January 2020 Sailors are used to getting windswept, wet and cold, but even we sometimes draw the line at doing this in mid-winter and can be reluctant to venture outside in the midst of winter gales. So what better than watching other doing it on film? To enable sailors to get…

Support the Sutton Hoo shipbuild

By bryan_knibbs

The Sutton Hoo Ship’s Company seasonal greetings cards will be on sale in the Longshed from Tuesday 10 December. Two designs will be available for £5 for 10 (cash only). Please call in on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday between 11.00 and 13.00 if you would like to buy a set. Or why not…

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…