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Wednesday July 11th, 2018

Longshed News Update – July 2018

The Longshed on Woodbridge waterfront is humming with activity… New stairs were fitted on 12 July to give access to the mezzanine.  Holes will be cut through the floor for the lift to be installed, office walls have been built plastered and painted. On the ground floor, the formwork for […]

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Monday July 2nd, 2018

Progress in the Longshed

Have a look at May in the Longshed on You Tube.  The film, made by Mike Sutton, shows just how much has been going on.  We are making fantastic progress towards completing the fitout, alongside work on building the first St Ayles skiff and in May we cleared the workshop for a major […]

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Wednesday June 13th, 2018

Woodbridge Regatta Sunday 17 June 12 – 4pm

We are opening the Longshed for the Regatta. Fitting out is progressing apace, we have started work on building the first St Ayles Rowing skiff. Come and see what’s been going on. Find out about our new Friends of the Longshed scheme. Stand next to the full-size image of the […]

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Sunday April 22nd, 2018

The end of the beginning and a giant leap forward

21 April saw the culmination of years of effort to create community boatbuilding on the site of the old Whisstocks boatyard. After 14 years, much talking and then even more doing, the new Longshed building was declared open by Woodbridge Mayor, Clare Perkins. Whilst not yet fitted out, when finished […]

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Monday April 9th, 2018

SPRING CONCERT THIS SUNDAY!

                          The Life on the Deben Spring Concert features music inspired by the film and the river Deben, played by the composers who wrote the tunes, with additional material, played on piano, guitar, bass, cello, fiddle, mandolin, violin […]

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Friday April 6th, 2018

WELCOME TO THE LONGSHED “OPEN DOOR”

APRIL 21 Wander and Wonder The BIGGEST OPEN DOOR Event in WOODBRIDGE at   We have the biggest door and if you don’t know what’s going on behind it, NOW is your chance to find out. We are keeping no secrets. Come and look in The Longshed on the Woodbridge […]

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Friday April 6th, 2018

Good News!

At last,  Woodbridge Riverside Trust can give you the news we have all been waiting for! We have the keys to the Longshed.  The lease with Woodbridge Town Council has been signed.    We are forging ahead with our planned projects – the first of which is to fit out […]

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Sunday December 3rd, 2017

LOOK IN – LOOK OUT – IT’S NEARLY DONE…

Here are the glass-topped floodgates, closed against recent high tides to protect the new buildings on the old Whisstocks boatyard (and beyond!)  And in case you are wondering… they worked.  You can just about see the tide mark a few inches up the gates. And note the refurbished slipway in […]

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