In 2019 Woodbridge Riverside Trust worked with 10 other organisations to put on a series of activities, talks, and an exhibition about tides. Over 2000 people visited the Longshed over 10 days in October.
Going with the flow, tides and the Deben estuary
Posters from the exhibition
What causes the tides, and the bulge effect
Do you know your tides?
What is an estuary?
How a tide mill uses the tides
What a tidal barrage does
What a tidal turbine is
How do you know how deep the water is
Going with or against the tide
About tide tables
More about tide tables
The effect of air pressure
The 1953 tidal surge
The tidal surge in 2013
The historian’s view of the Deben Estuary
Changes in the Deben Estuary
A map of the Deben in 1845
The Deben bar
The Knolls on the Deben Bar
A map of the Deben with notes
An artist’s view of the Deben
The Deben Estuary from a satellite
Why global sea levels are rising
How the Deben is affected by tidal flow
Saltmarsh and tides
Saltmarsh as a sea defence
The Deben Estuary Partnership
The Deben is part of the Suffolk Coasts and Heaths AONB
The Deben Estuary as a river highway
Barging on the Deben
WRT commissioned the short series of videos to show what happens on the river as the tide flows in and out.