Historic Riverside Festival

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Over the August bank holiday weekend the Woodbridge Historic Riverside Group will be hosting an exciting array of events to celebrate the past, present and future of the area. The Woodbridge Historic Festival sees the collaboration of many of the local amenities, charities and businesses to present the following :

RIVERSIDE SCAVENGER HUNT – Up for challenge? Follow the river bank, finding clues, in a bid to win a prize as you learn about this wonderful area. 


WHISSTOCKS PLACE : Saturday 27th 11am – 4pm   


Live music and dancing, street art, activities and face painting are just some of the fun we have planned.  Anglo Saxon themed food and drink will also be available along with all usual delicious offerings that can be sought out along Tide mill way!


THE LONGSHED : Saturday 27th 7pm – 10pm


Sea Shanty Evening featuring The Rum Old Boys. Join us for a nautical themed sing along and Trawlerman’s Supper (vegetarian and vegan options available on request) as we continue the nautical themed celebrations into the evening in the John Gibbins Gallery at the Longshed.  The event is BYO but takeaway drinks are available from The Woodyard restaurant next door. 

Tickets – £15 Can be obtained from the Longshed Shop or online here


THE LONGSHED : Sunday 28th 3pm – 4.30pm


The Voyages of Bumble Chugger! The Woodbridge Riverside Trust are delighted to bring you a presentation of Robin and Gillie Whittle’s new book, The voyages of Bumble chugger by the authors.  Come along to hear first hand of the many adventures shared on the couples Cornish Shrimper.

The book is currently available to buy in The Longshed Gift Shop and there will be an opportunity for book signings along with tea and cake!

TICKETS – £5  Can be obtained from the Longshed Shop or online here

THE LONGSHED : Monday 29th 11am – 3pm

Nautical and craft activities for all the family.


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