The Woodbridge Shuck

The Woodbridge Shuck is an annual fish and shellfish festival, held over the weekend of 22nd September – 23rd September 2018.

The main arena is at Whisstocks Quayside where freshly cooked seafood meals will be available, along with a variety of stalls, music and children’s entertainment.  Throughout the town, participating restaurants and pubs will also be serving dishes using locally caught and grown fish and shellfish, including River Deben oysters and mussels.

The Festival 22nd - 23rd September

The main event will be held at Whisstocks Quayside. This will be one of the first opportunities for the public to view the newly developed Woodbridge waterfront over the Saturday and Sunday. Freshly prepared food, drinks and live music will be available from 11.00am until 4.00pm on both days.

Seafood Outlets

  • ‘Land it-cook it-eat it’ – select your own fish for the BBQ
  • Oyster BBQ
  • Ready to eat shellfish, including shucked oysters, dressed crab, lobsters, whelks, cockles, brown shrimp, locally smoked fish
  • Mussels and chips

Food & Drink Stalls

  • The Cheese & Pieman
  • Suffolk Coffee Pod
  • Alcohol and soft drinks bar
  • Stokes Sauces
  • Munchy Seeds
  • Prosecco O’Clock
  • Ice Cream

Entertainment & Stalls

  • Face Painting
  • Traditional Rope Fenders
  • Live Music all day from Tilly & Isaac Dalgish, Harbour Lights Trio, Dusky Sunday, Shadows in the Shade, Saxica, Aartwork and more…
  • Creekside Publishing with Robert Simper
  • Maritime artist – Claudia Myatt
  • Suffolk Wildlife Trust
  • Sae Wylfing half size replica of the Sutton Hoo Burial Ship
  • Maria’s Art – fine art and gift art from Maria Esposito

The Shuck Shack

The Shuck Shack will be serving up a delicious 4 course seafood menu in The Long Shed at Whisstocks Yard. Table reservations are between 7.00pm – 9.00pm. Tickets are £40 per head and customers can bring their own drinks. For queries relating to existing bookings, please call 07837 639191 or email

Event name:
The Woodbridge Shuck
Free Entry
Opening Hours:
One off