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    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 […]

    Woodbridge’s family businesses through the years

    Woodbridge is home to a wealth of family-run businesses – some have been a fabric of the town for more than 120 years. Notcutts Garden Centre has been in Woodbridge since it was founded by Roger Crompton Notcutt by 1897 and both the Cake Shop Bakery and Webb Brothers have been in each family for […]

    English Tourism Week 2019

    To mark English Tourism Week, we are celebrating all things Woodbridge. Throughout the week (March 30-April 7), we will be running polls, quizzes and showcasing the town’s family-run businesses. There is so much to see and do in our beautiful market town so let’s shout about it for all to hear. Visitors can dive into […]

    BBC Antiques Road Trip experts visit Woodbridge

    A popular antiques business in Woodbridge has been visited by a TV show for the fifth time. The BBC programme Antiques Road Trip filmed at Woodbridge Antiques Centre on Monday, March 18. Antiques experts James Braxton and Izzie Balmer began the day filming outside the Tide Mill and other historic sites around Woodbridge before James […]

    Celebrate Beowulf’s links with Woodbridge

    A host of events have been lined up to fundraise for a festival celebrating Suffolk’s link with the famous Beowulf poem. The Spirit of Beowulf Festival will return to Woodbridge in 2020 following the success of last year’s inaugural event. It was due to return this year but organisers, Clare Perkins and Jan Pulsford, have […]

    Woodbridge store beats Harrods to national award

    A family-run homeware store in Woodbridge has beaten Harrods to win an award for its window wonderland. The Woodbridge Kitchen Company on the Thoroughfare triumphed over the Knightsbridge giant for Britain’s Best Window Display in the prestigious Housewares Innovation Awards after impressing judges with biscuit chandeliers, rubbish bin snowmen, a cascade of teapots and an […]