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FRIDAY 20th September 2024
5.30pm-9PM - in the historic TIDEMILL - ‘When the dog days were drawing to an end ’
Festival Reception - words, music and moving images celebrating WG Sebald’s book ‘Rings of Saturn’.
We welcome film maker and author John Rogers to talk about Sebald’s famous walk around Suffolk; Silent Dinners with ambient music and slow films; Will Ferguson plays piano: poetry and incidental music curated by Mothership.Voyage
A fascinating evening in store.The TideMill has been looking over the River Deben and milling grain for over 800 years!
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SATURDAY 21st September 2024
10.00am ‘Floating Equal’ on the RIVERBANKS
An informal walk celebrating the beautiful ambience of the area with words and music dotted along the river bank between Kyson Point and the Deben Cafe (HMS Vale)
Led by story teller Bards Aloud, this annual event highlights the 'Save the Deben' movement started by Caroline Page.
Meet in Whisstock’s Place 10am

11am-4pm - WHISSTOCK’S PLACE
Ambient DJs and lIve music including last year’s favourites Aartwork, Yoga, Wellness, Kids events and more in the vibrant square.
Food and drink from Woodyard Pizza, BoatHouse, Coffee Link.
Explore the Historic Riverside, Woodbridge Museum, The Saxon Ship and the Tapestries in the Longshed.

12-4pm - GI-MAC IN THE GRANARY
Live ambient music, art, words and moving images
including Virtual Worlds and more tech!

SATURDAY - 4-8 - ST MARY’S CHURCH
Pianist Tom Rogerson and Friends including Peter Chilvers for a talk and performance joined by guitarist Ted Morcald.
Peter is best known for creating the iOS applications Bloom, Trope, Scape and Reflection with Brian Eno.

7-10pm CANTEEN AFTER PARTY - Ambient DJ sets and guests with Sundowners at the Canteen on New Street.

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SUNDAY 22nd September 2024
A straight line from Market Hill down to the River - Enjoy walking through the beautiful town of Woodbridge and soaking up the ambience of this beautiful town

ALL DAY - Ambient Electronic Music Open Mic at the ANGEL. The tradition continues as some of East Anglian’s finest electronic musicians descend onto one of the oldest pubs in Woodbridge for all day live music - like they’ve done since 1153 ( pre-oscillators)

3-6pm - An afternoon in the historic SHIRE HALL - Originally built by Thomas Seckford in 1575 - Moving images and live ambient music bridge the gap from the Elizabethan period to 2024 .

ALL DAY - RIVERSIDE Theatre and Restaurant - Sundowners with VERY special guests, close to the station for the last trains back to London and Norwich via Ipswich and direct to Lowestoft.

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LISTEN to our “Ambient Music World” show on Felixstowe Radio every Monday 9PM BST streaming from Mothership.Voyage
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LIMITED WEEKEND TICKETS £25 - entry to ALL events - dip in and out! ON SALE NOW!

SAT/SUN TICKETS £20 - entry to ALL events on SATURDAY and SUNDAY ON SALE July 19th

DAY TICKETS £15 - for Saturday and Sunday only, including the Church Concert on Saturday ON SALE July 26th

ACCOMPANIED CHILDREN UNDER 16 FREE
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This is what we have booked so far for this community festival …. Other guest artists will be added over the next few weeks but do BOOK EARLY!
A community festival by the community for the community!
LINK TO TICKETS

Welcome to the 3rd Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival to be held on the banks of the beautiful River Deben in the beautiful town of Woodbridge, Suffolk on the Autumnal Equinox weekend 20th - 22nd September 2024. We are posting daily as things progress ... follow us on socials and get involved with this celebration of all things ambient, in the place it all began ... TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 12th July!
COUNTDOWN ...
Three weeks away ... PRIMA DONNA - A festival for people who love books; ideas; interesting conversations; music in the sunshine; good food in a field; comedy and cabaret and workshops for the mind, body and soul.
Friday 26 – Sunday 28 July 2024, Food Museum, Stowmarket, Suffolk https://PrimaDonnafestival.com
Jan Pulsford presents a Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival takeover In the Medieval Barn at 1PM on Sunday 28th July at the Prima Donna Festival in the Food Museum, Stowmarket
Bloom - generative music for relaxation
Silent Dinners - ambient music for slow films
Mark C Sargeant film maker and musician from Lowestoft
The Drips - featuring the words of Max Sebald - Rings of Saturn
and the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayaam
Ipswich story teller Bards Aloud
Ambient Abyss - music from the river and Felixstowe with Phil Jackson Music
https://Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival
COUNTDOWN Day 11 - TUNE IN 9PM BST every Monday to Ambient Music World on
COUNTDOWN Day 10 - Mothership Mashups on https://mothership.voyage every Sunday 7PM BST. Music Makers send in your tracks!
WAMF COUNTDOWN DAY 9 - June 29th Easy to keep in touch with all the links on the linktree app https://linktr.ee/woodbridgeambientmusicfestival
WAMF COUNTDOWN DAY 8 - June 28th More details about the PrimaDonna Takeover on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/share/p/rL7ng1UzB6Z8uhEx/
WAMF COUNTDOWN DAY 7 - June 27th Today we were confirmed to play at the Prima Donna Festival on 28th July 1PM in the Medieval Barn at the Food Museum in Stowmarket. Hope to see you there! http://primadonnafestival.com
WAMF COUNTDOWN DAY 6 - June 26th Busy getting things together behind the scenes. Did you know that the NHS now recommends Ambient Music as part of relaxation techniques that can help relieve stress and gain a sense of well-being. At the festival we will be joined by The Natural Health Centre showing ways to relax and unwind.
WAMF COUNTDOWN DAY 5 - June 25th Looking forward to the Open Mic at the Angel in Woodbridge on Wednesday 26th - all welcome with all styles including ambient electronica! See you there :)
WAMF COUNTDOWN DAY 4 - June 24th Every Monday we broadcast an 'ambient music world' on Felixstowe Radio at 9PM from the Mothership Voyage stream. We also have a chatroom which is a good way to catch up with the latest news as it happens - Such a lot going on behind the scenes! Do join us to chat and listen on https://minnit.chat/radiomothership
WAMF COUNTDOWN DAY 3 - June 23rd
What is Ambient Music? Often described as ‘Music to quiet your thoughts’ and ‘Music that doesn’t get in the way’ it is mostly played on electronic devices and taps into the ambience and feeling of a place. We celebrate the Spirit of Place and the River which inspires so much beautiful art and music ... We invite you to be part of this special equinox weekend.
WAMF COUNTDOWN DAY 2 - June 22nd Every weekend we broadcast on FelixstoweRadio.org.uk and Mothership.Voyage If you want to chat and listen do join us on https://minnit.chat/radiomothership 7PM-8PM BST Sunday for Mothership Mashups 9PM-10PM BST Monday for Ambient Music World
WAMF COUNTDOWN DAY 1 - June 21st
Joe Field Horner designed this poster for the 3rd Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival which opens three months today on Friday 20th September - His designs have been a big part of the festivals and merchandise - yes there will be mugs and posters again! Thanks Joe.