Spirit of Place 2021

Lifting the spirit of Woodbridge and beyond

A Series of seven afternoon soiree events on the first Sunday of each month from June to November 2021. 

Live music, words, film, art installations and more to lift the spirits of Woodbridge and beyond. 

Leave the darkness behind and celebrate the light of Summer! With live music music from Aartwork & friends, art exhibition & installations, poetry and more!

Sunday 27th June - Spirit of Place - Leave the darkness behind and celebrate the light of Summer. with LIVE music from Aartwork and special guests - Art exhibition & installations, poetry and more! 

Sunday 4th July - Spirit of the River - Creative tides and light reflected in the beautiful music of
Frances Shelley and Peter Hepworth, artwork of Hugh Tudor and Drew Whitemore with words from
Julia Jone. Ambient music from Mothership Studios and more.

Sunday 1st August - Spirit of Calm - The ambient calming music of the area is celebrated with renowned pianist Tom Rogerson. Ambient and visual artist Richard Norris, East Anglian electronica from girl in a gale, Mandala artwork of David Turner from the USA plus ambient music world artists. 

Sunday 8th August - Spirit of the Wind - The sounds of halyards provide the backdrop for poetry and song from legendary Martin Newell, installations plus electronic artists of East Anglia and more.

Sunday 5th September - Spirit of the Moon - Keeping the mind healthy, celebrating the Harvest Moon with Mindfulness from Martin Wilks, special music 'in the round' from Oktoba, Phil Jackson and Charlie Law plus the beautiful Beowulf Moon installation.

Sunday 3rd October - Spirit of Beowulf - The link between Suffolk and Britain's oldest poem plus poetry, art exhibitions, music from Elly Tree, Deben Collective and installations from the Beowulf Festivals.

Sunday 7th November - Spirit of the Rose - Edward FitzGerald & the ‘Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam’ - Woodbridge's link to the famous poem with Charles Mugleston. A special Persian tea & cake is included with live ambient and piano music with poetry for a perfect Sunday afternoon soiree.

Organisers hope these are the final dates as the Government is lifting Lockdown on 21st June. However, dates

may be subject to change (not cancelled) if required by future Covid regulations.

Event name:
Spirit of Place 2021