Thanks for a wonderful weekend - I'm collating photos and videos and will be making a gallery during the next couple of weeks Here's the first one, from Saturday - John Rogers, film maker and writer, posted this on his You Tube Channel
Autumn Equinox on the River Deben at Woodbridge, Suffolk (4K)

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Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival

"I wanted to say just how glad I am that ambient music has come back to Woodbridge" - Brian Eno 2022

Welcome and thanks for all your support. After the amazing success of 2022 and 2023 we're hoping to do it again in 2024!

Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival Weekend 2023 PROGRAMME
September 22/23/24
FRIDAY 22 Sept - Longshed Gallery (Ticketed event)
5pm - Reception Wine and nibbles - incidental music from Jan Pulsford.
6pm ‘A letter from Woodbridge’ the life and times of Edward Fitzgerald and the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Installation exploring a fascinating link between Suffolk and Persia from 10th century to modern times, with leon clowes and friends.
7pm - ‘Back to Woodbridge’ a film of last year’s sold out concert in St Mary’s Church, featuring Tom Rogerson, Talvin Singh, Clare O’Connell, Liam Byrne and Brian Eno! (Shown in 2 parts with intermission)
9pm Q&A with Tom Rogerson and Neil McGlone.
10PM Last train home.
SATURDAY 23 Sept - River, Whisstocks Square, Octogon Room and the Longshed FOR GALLERY CLICK HERE >
10.15 - 12 noon ‘Floating Equal’ Poetry, stories, songs, and music along the river with Bards Aloud, Emma Goodridge-Hobson, Phil Jackson, Anthony Awad, Charlie Law, Sophie the artist. All welcome. Meet at The Longshed at 10.15 - lots of inspiring beautiful views to be had! (No ticket required)
11.00 - 3.30pm ‘Ambient Whisstocks Square’ River Fayre with ‘Save the Deben’, LaMoi, Natural Health Centre. Food available from Woodyard Pizza and all around the bustling square. Live Music from Aartwork, Tom Greig, Will Fergusson, Subskile (No ticket required)
12 - 3.30pm - ‘Deben Rises’ - River films and music in the Longshed; Clare Hedin from San Francisco, Tony Gerber and Dave Turner from Nashville, Tristan Burfield, Jan Pulsford and more. Come and Chill Out in the Gallery. (Ticketed event)
4-6pm - 'Tom Rogerson and friends - Jay Chakravorty & Elegy for Good Dogs' live in the Octagon Room at the Methodist Church (Ticketed event)
8.00 pm 'Beneath the Surface' - live outside the Longshed with Clara Charlesworth (flute) and Michelle Brace (visuals) (No ticket required)
7.00 pm-10pm - 'Live in the Longshed' - ambient music from Jan Pulsford; VonTrapMix; Helder Rock; Yggdrasil Music; Mbira Mike; Of the Night Sky. (Ticketed event) 10PM Last train home.
SUNDAY 24 Sept - Longshed, Community Hall and the Angel
11-3 - Ambient Weavers - Tapestry exhibition in the Longshed with music written for the occasion (Free entry)
12-5 - ‘Filling the Spaces’ - Community Hall with Amy Wragg Soapbox; Live Music from Toine; Network of Sound; Pip Greasley with Sally Hossack; Dronescape; Fjorten; Tom Rogerson; aTHeNa Blue; Sophia Space Agency; Electron Chorus; Merlyn Bruce. (Ticketed event)
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5-10 - ‘EMOM’ at the Angel - Live Electronic Music Open Mic from Hardwired; Mark Sargeant; Home at last; Byron Hand, Electron Chorus, Oliver Howling; Anthony Awad; Mbira Mike; Tristan Burfield; Matthew Syddall; Ambient Abyss; Dan Clark; Charlie Law hosting. (Free entry) 10PM Last train home.
Did you know Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival is completely funded by the goodwill and generosity of the music makers, artists and technical crew who have come together to celebrate ambient music in the place where it got its name?
We thank all ticket buyers for your support of the weekend!
Dip in and out and enjoy a fantastic weekend ….