Woodbridge Maritime Film Festival returns for 2020

20 Dec 19

We allknow that going sailing is the best way to enjoy the water, but, in the middleof January when it is cold, wet and windy, watching others sailing comes aclose second! So, to ensure we can all get our fix of sailing this winter, theWoolverstone Project and the Woodbridge Riverside Trust have organised a uniqueevent – a Maritime Film Festival.

The filmfestival takes place between January 17th and 19th 2020and is a celebration of the best of yachting and maritime films from all eras –from Hollywood blockbusters like Adrift, through to classics like Riddleof the Sands.

Other films will include The Mercy, Maiden, Lifeon the Deben, Turning Tide and Deep Water. Each film will beintroduced by a short talk and we look forward to welcoming the renownedyachting journalist Bob Fisher, Drummond Challis (the original producer of Riddleof the Sands), one of the original Maiden crew and Rear Admiral Roy Clarewho as well as having been Commodore of Dartmouth Naval Training College wasalso the Head of the National Maritime Museum. Some great talks to supportentertaining films.

Thefestival will take place in the beautiful town of Woodbridge in Suffolk, closeto Ipswich. It will be in the Long Shed – a beautiful boat shed next door tothe famous Woodbridge Tide Mill where a replica of the Sutton Hoo Burial Shipis being built.

Fulldetails and tickets are available from www.maritimefilmfestival.co.uk or youcan ring the booking line on 01394 610983 and leave a message.

Anysurplus from the event will help the two organising charities – theWoolverstone Project and the Woodbridge Riverside Trust.