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Saturday May 18th, 2019

Costumes from The King’s River on show in the Longshed 25 May to 3 June

An exhibition of costumes designed by Claire Lyth for the 2017 sell-out production of The King’s River will be on show in The Longshed between May 25 and June 3 from 10am until 4pm daily. Special events during the week include: extracts from a film of the original production, demonstrations and discussions […]

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Sunday May 5th, 2019

Launch day for boats built in the Longshed

A fantastic crowd turned out on Saturday 4 May to see the launch of two new boats from the slip at Whisstocks Place. The St Ayles skiff, named Whisstock, and the Hoo Canoo joined Sae Wylfing, visitors from the Coastal Rowing Association in Blakeney and members of the Deben Canoe […]

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Tuesday April 23rd, 2019

Launch of first boats built in the Longshed 4 May

The first two boats to be built in the Longshed will be named and officially launched on 4 May at 1pm.  The last time a boat built from scratch and launched from Whisstocks was over 28 years ago so it is an occasion for celebration.  We are very pleased that […]

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Thursday February 21st, 2019

‘TAPPED’ – free film screening at Longshed 29 March

You are invited to a free screening of the film ‘Tapped’ – at the Longshed on Friday 29th March, at 7.30pm.   Transition Woodbridge and Rubbish Walks, two local environmental interest groups, are bringing this to you, and we are pleased to be able to accommodate them in the Longshed. […]

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Wednesday November 28th, 2018

Longshed Skiffs, Friends and plans

Are you interested in skiff-building, joining the Friends of the Longshed, and finding out what else is in the pipeline? Come and talk to us.  We will be in the Longshed on Saturday 1 December 9-11.00am and on Quay Street for the Woodbridge Christmas Street Fair on 2 December 10-4.00pm

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Thursday November 1st, 2018

Pilot canoe building project in the Longshed

It has been astonishing to see the sheer pleasure that can be had from taking a rough old piece of wood and fashioning a nice smooth rounded handle using a spokeshave and sandpaper, even if it was just for practice! A few months ago WRT was approached by Just42 to see […]

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Sunday October 7th, 2018

Hearing more about the Anglo-Saxon ship project

On 6 October over 40 people joined lively discussion at a symposium about the project to build a full scale version of the Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon burial ship in the Longshed. Experts from the UK and Denmark heard about research including 3D modelling of the ship. Find out more on the The […]

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Monday September 17th, 2018

Shuck Shack in the Longshed

The Longshed is coming into its own this month.   All sizes and shapes of boats were around for Maritime Woodbridge last week and the Shuck Festival will have stalls in the workshop and a pop-up restaurant on the mezzanine on Friday and Saturday 22 and 23 September. Thanks to Robin and Sue Garrod, […]

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Thursday August 23rd, 2018

Maritime Woodbridge 8 and 9 September in and around the Longshed

There will be lots to do and see over Maritime Woodbridge weekend: on the river, in the Longshed workshop and on the mezzanine.   On the river   On Saturday 8 September there will be opportunities to row or ride as a passenger on Sae Wylfing, the half-length replica of […]

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