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Events & News2020-07-13T12:47:54+01:00

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Craft Morning

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1805, 2022

New Tide Mill video

By |May 18th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

New Tide Mill video Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum from the perspective of, and narrated by, the Mill's Head Miller; Dan Tarrant-Willis Made in Spring 2022, this video provides an insight into the Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum from the perspective of, and narrated by, the Mill's Head Miller; Dan Tarrant-Willis. He describes how the Mill uses the 'free energy' of the tides to mill flour. [...]

1605, 2022

Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum awarded accreditation accolade

By |May 16th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum awarded accreditation accolade Accreditation is the benchmark for well-run Museums and Galleries Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum, a rare and much-loved working tide mill on the banks of the River Deben in Woodbridge Suffolk has been given full Accreditation status. Administered by Arts Council England on behalf of the UK Accreditation Partnership, Accreditation is the benchmark for well-run Museums and Galleries. It [...]

1605, 2022

New Curator for Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum

By |May 16th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

New Curator for Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum Dr Amy Jane Barnes brings a wealth of experience Woodbridge Tide Mill is happy to announce the appointment of a new Curator. Dr Amy Jane Barnes joins the Mill at an exciting time when, under Chairman John Carrington, it is expanding its appeal to museumgoers through improved communication for both physical and online visitors as well as widening [...]

405, 2022

Mill model gets some TLC

By |May 4th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Model Maintenance The Mill's useful demonstration model gets fixed There's a model in the Tide Mill that demonstrates how the process of harnessing water from the Deben at high tide and then releasing it back into the river at low tide, after it has run under a water wheel, powers the Mill machinery to grind flour. It's a very popular exhibit because it is a [...]

405, 2022

Tide Mill engineers replace penstock guides

By |May 4th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Tide Mill Engineers at work Running an old Mill takes a man down a pit I'm sure we've all had trouble with our penstock from time-to-time? Sometimes also called a gate valve, the Tide Mill's penstock controls if, when and how much water leaves the mill pond and flows under the mill wheel to turn it. It is held in place by guides that make [...]

1304, 2022

Cracking Riverside Easter Egg Hunt draws crowds

By |April 13th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Cracking Riverside Easter Egg Hunt draws crowds Approaching 100 make 2022 Hunt the best yet The Woodbridge Tide Mill Easter Egg Hunt took place on Weds morning 13th April. Nearly 100 children of all ages came along in the sunshine to hunt for 12 hidden egg pictures spread around Woodbridge Riverside (the ‘Front’) in Woodbridge Tide Mill, Woodbridge Museum and The Longshed. Visitor Tim Johnson [...]

3003, 2022

Curator Vacancy

By |March 30th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Curator Vacancy The Tide Mill Trust is seeking a volunteer Curator Curator Sought The Tide Mill Trust is seeking a volunteer Curator to oversee and develop its small collection of historic material covering: the conservation and safe storage of material adding to the Collection cataloging the Collection organising occasional displays of material in the Mill Whist prior experience would be useful, training can be provided [...]

2502, 2022

2022 Pancake Day Recipe

By |February 25th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

2022 Pancake Day Recipe A tasty treat made with stoneground wholemeal flour Shrove Tuesday was the last chance for a spot of indulgence before 40 days of fasting, and also an opportunity to use up food that couldn't be eaten during Lent. This included eggs, fat and milk, which were made into pancakes and eaten on that day. Here's a simple recipe so that you [...]

2712, 2021

Fantastic 3D Son et Lumière 22 Dec 2021

By |December 27th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Spirit of Christmas Son et Lumiere event Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum was happy to play it's part as backdrop for this fantastic event. What a great evening! The Spirit of Christmas Son et Lumiere event was projected onto The Tide Mill, Woodbridge at 8pm on Weds 22 Dec, 2021 with Free Entry It  followed The Woodbridge Rotary Club Carol Service on Whisstocks Place [...]

1711, 2021

‘Design a machine for home to make your life easier’ competition winners

By |November 17th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

'Design a machine for home to make your life easier' competition winners Sandlings Primary school duo prevail Our Tide Mill Education Lead, Heather challenged Teachers and U11s to enter a competition to 'design a machine for home to make your life easier'. And the winners are: - Audrey Salia - Year 2 (Giraffes Class) at Sandlings Primary. She designed Cat the Cleaner and even made [...]

1511, 2021

Henry helps Dan avoid dust up

By |November 15th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Henry helps Dan avoid dust up Head Miller Dan's ingenious solution to flour dust "you couldn't see your hand in front of your face!" So said Dan when he was originally faced with a busy milling schedule at Woodbridge Tide Mill. The clouds of ultra-fine flour generated every time the Millers ground the Tide Mills famous Traditional and Fine flour provided an unpleasant workplace that [...]

1411, 2021

SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS Son et Lumiere on The Tide Mill

By |November 14th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS Son et Lumiere on The Tide Mill, Woodbridge SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS Son et Lumiere on The Tide Mill, Woodbridge December 22nd, 2021, at 8pm with Free Entry Following The Woodbridge Rotary Club Carol Service on Whisstocks Place which starts at 6:30pm Clare Perkins is known to many here in Woodbridge and she is the creative producer of the Spirit of Christmas Son [...]

1111, 2021

2022 TM Calendars on sale now

By |November 11th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

2022 TM Calendars on sale now An original gift just £9.99 Buy a calendar here We held a Photo Competition! Following on from our popular Photo Competition, we have launched a Charity Calendar for 2022 to raise funds for the Tide Mill Charitable Trust. The high quality, A4, landscape, laminated, calendars feature the Competition’s winning photos as well as the best of the hundreds of [...]