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    Maritime Film Festival at The Longshed

    Arthur C Clarke once said: “How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean.” He had a point. 71% of the earth’s surface is covered with water and this may help explain our fascination with the sea and all things maritime. On the East Coast we are acutely aware of this. The marine industry accounts […]

    Multi award winning Woodbridge gastropub receives UK top accolade

       Unruly Pig is named as a UK Top 50 Gastropub. Owner is ‘ humbled “ and ‘hugely proud “   There was huge celebration and clinking of champagne glasses at The Unruly Pig  In Woodbridge ( yesterday / earlier this week) as they heard the news that they are officially an Estrella Damm UK […]

    Fanny & Frank Woodbridge

    Lighting up Woodbridge for Christmas

    A plantation of 135 sparkling trees sprung up last weekend across Woodbridge. This was organised by Clare Perkins as a Director of Choose Woodbridge. Local businesses were the backbone of a slick operation. Notcutts Garden Centre supplied the trees the quality of which has already been widely praised. Clare’s excellent team was led by of […]

    2019 Woodbridge Christmas Street Fair

    HAPPENING NEXT SUNDAY: The Giant Woodbridge Christmas Fair

    The Giant Woodbridge Christmas Street Fair is back on 1st December 2019! There will be more than 120 stalls, bands, carol singers and all shops will be open on the day. The Thoroughfare and top end of Cumberland Street, Quay Street and Church Street and the left side of Market Hill will be closed between 8am-5:30pm […]

    Light up Woodbridge

    Christmas in Woodbridge 2019

    There are many extra attractions to entice visitors to Woodbridge in the lead up to Christmas. Here, James Lightfoot, chairman of Choose Woodbridge explains why the town is the perfect place to enjoy the festivities and prepare for the big day. November is the beginning of Christmas-themed events and the festive cheer will continue as […]

    Bawdsey Radar Museum wins top museum award

    The team of volunteers who run this museum are delighted to have won the Suffolk Small Museum of the Year award for 2019. Some of the winning comments included noting that the museum has seen a complete transformation, with an outstanding exhibition presentation. Bawdsey Radar provides a fantastic visitor experience and the presentation of its […]

    Cherub sets sail on the Deben thanks to restoration project

    We are thrilled to announce that a Deben Cherub has been fully restored and returned to the water by the boatyard that created it. More than 150 people turned out to support the launch of the wooden sailing vessel named Ariel on October 25. The cherub was one of 17 built in Woodbridge between 1924 […]

    Woodbridge kitchen shop joins list of homeware giants to win award recognition

    A Woodbridge homeware store has triumphed in a “David and Goliath” battle for a national award. The Woodbridge Kitchen Company on the Thoroughfare took home the trophy for retail display at the Excellence in Housewares Awards after “doing amazing things in a tough retail climate”.   With one outlet and eight members of staff, the […]

    Woodbridge Wows at Awards Ceremony

    Woodbridge has walked away with a raft of accolades at the East Suffolk Business and Community Awards 2019.   We were utterly thrilled that Choose Woodbridge scooped the Encouraging Tourism award after an incredible year which saw us host a fantastic street party to win highly commended in the Great British High Street awards.   […]

    Tide Mill Woodbridge

    Tide Mill funding boost helps it connect with more kids

    The Woodbridge Tide Mill is set to receive visits from hundreds more children this year thanks to a cash injection from the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Community & Conservation Fund. The museum has received funding to support and increase school trips by subsidising the cost of coach transport for […]