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    Celebrating 50 years in business

    A family-run business is celebrating an incredible milestone anniversary this year. 2019 marks the 50th birthday of home furnishings store, Barretts of Woodbridge, which was opened by Jack and Ann Barrett in 1969. Since then, the store, which is a member of Choose Woodbridge, has gone from strength-to-strength and the couple’s daughter, Jill Barrett, has […]

    Film Feast Suffolk set to be bigger and better for 2019

    The headline sponsor for a festival celebrating film and locally sourced food and drink has been announced. The second Film Feast Suffolk, which is set to be bigger and better than ever this year, will be held from October 4 – 7 with events taking place in 16 venues across Suffolk. It has now been […]

    Nature’s Value Photography Exhibition

    Taking place in the Longshed, Woodbridge between Saturday 8th and Wednesday 12th of June A photography competition intended to understand ‘Nature’s Value’ and support by the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has proven to be a tremendous success in its first year.  A total of 220 images were submitted across 4 […]

    The Blues Brothers Film Feast 

    The Riverside Theatre is proud to be hosting the first official Film Feast event of 2019 on Friday 14th June. This will be a screening of the cult classic, The Blues Brothers, preceeded by Soul Food options served outside the cinema or as a specially prepared three course dinner inspired by the film. We will be […]

    Woodbridge restaurant unveils the appointment of new head chef

    The Crown at Woodbridge have recently announced a new head chef. Ben Hegarty has joined the team and brought with him an inspiring new four-course menu which he has called his ‘food story’. The menu will use high-quality produce from Suffolk and will cost just £32 per person. You can complete the experience with a […]

    Costume exhibition set to bring history to life in Woodbridge

    A costume exhibition is set to bring history to life as part of a week-long celebration of one of England’s most exciting archaeological discoveries. It will take place at The Longshed between May 25 and June 3 from 10am until 4pm daily. The event includes a film of the original production, costume demonstrations, discussions, a […]

    Popular Woodbridge coffee house renovated and rebranded

    The Georgian Coffee House on Woodbridge’s Thoroughfare has undergone a radical revamp under the guidance of owners Chris & Michelle Harrold. The newly dubbed Drift Coffee House opened its doors at the beginning of April having undergone a full refit and redecoration project to transform the interior. Chris & Michelle have been running the Greengrocers […]

    Woodbridge travel agent named East of England’s top agency

    A travel agency in Woodbridge is celebrating after winning a prestigious accolade. Deben Travel has been named as the best travel agency in the East of England region as part of a power-list of the nation’s best agents by Travel Trade Gazette (TTG). More than 500 travel agencies and branches put themselves forward for the […]

    Woodbridge is one of Best Places to Live in the UK 2019

    Choose Woodbridge members are celebrating after the town was named among the Best Places to Live in the UK 2019 by The Sunday Times. Woodbridge was one of 10 East of England locations to feature in the list which is compiled based on a range of factors including jobs, exams, culture, community spirit and education. […]

    Celebrity chef and Woodbridge baker launch campaign for new restaurant

    A family-run bakery has teamed up with a celebrity chef to launch a crowdfunding campaign to fund a brand-new BBQ-style restaurant in Woodbridge. Third generation baker David Wright, who owns Fire Station Café and Cake Shop Bakery, is aiming to raise £75,000 to bring the new venture to life. He has teamed up with Christian […]