Build the Sutton Hoo Ship

by Annie Leech in Woodbridge, England, United Kingdom

Build the Sutton Hoo Ship
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On 25th April 2021 we successfully raised £20,050 ( + est. £4170.25 Gift Aid ) with 322 supporters in 41 days

With your help we will recreate the 27metre Sutton Hoo Ship from green oak.

by Annie Leech in Woodbridge, England, United Kingdom

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Ciara Scallon 22nd April 2021

Fantastic to see progress to date and to hear all the updates on the build. Also very happy to know that my donation will be doubled by the generous 1:1 match funding, plus of course, the Gift Aid. A £40 donation becomes £90 minimum. Fantastic.

Derek Ivan Jarman 14th April 2021

I hope my small amount of support, once joined with all the others, will bring the dream of sailing the completed ship in the River Deben to a reality.

Lisa Bamber 9th April 2021

Good luck everyone! This is just an amazing project, and I cannot wait to see the ship take to the water in 2023. She will be graceful, glorious and gladden the hearts of us all, I have no doubt, to see her in action.

Melvin Thomas Andrews 6th April 2021

From family who live in Woodbridge, we were introduced to the Suttonhoo project many years ago and are delighted to see its progress. We always visit the shed when ever we visit from the US

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£20 or more

6 Original design postcards

We will send you a pack of original design postcards with 6 different images relating to the ship build. Please select option 2 if you live outside the UK.

£5 or more

Choose how much want to donate

We will add your email address to our online newsletter mailing list so you can keep in touch with what is going on. You can unsubscribe at any time or choose not to receive the newsletter by picking option 2.

£10 or more

A pin badge to show your support

We will send you a special Sutton Hoo Ship's Company sponsor enamel pin badge. Please select option 2 if you live outside the UK.

£25 or more

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A big canvas tote bag with a special design

We will send you one of the natural canvas tote bags that have been specially designed with our SHSC motif. This is a roomy bag 36 x 41 cm with over the shoulder handles and a gusset. Please select option 2 if you live outside the UK.

£50 or more

11 of 200 claimed

Limited edition A3 print £50, or £75 for a pair

A limited edition A3 (297mm x 420mm) numbered print of plans used for reconstruction of the Sutton Hoo Ship. 100 each of the midship section exterior (option 1) and interior view (option 2). If you would like the pair please select option 3 .

£100 or more

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A Limited edition A2 print

A limited edition A2 (420mm x 594mm) numbered print of plans used for reconstruction of the Sutton Hoo Ship. Please select option 2 if you live outside the UK

£200 or more

7 of 20 claimed

A very special leather apron

Leather aprons with the SHSC logo have been specially designed for us by the company who make protective aprons for our shipbuild team. These aprons are lighter weight than the ones we use for axe work and are suitable for cooking (indoors or out), gardening, or in the workshop. Please select option 2 if you live outside the UK

£250 or more

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Hear at first hand about the project

Join one of our Directors and our Shipwright in an online discussion about the ship build, how we got to where we are, what we're doing and the challenges of a project like this. We will contact you to arrange a date and time to suit you (and up to 10 other people).

£500 or more

3 of 20 claimed

Visit us in the Longshed

Join one of our Directors and members of the build team in Woodbridge for a personal tour of our workshop in the Longshed followed by burgers (vegetarian available) at the Boathouse Kitchen and Bar for up to 6 people. We will contact you to arrange a date.

£1,000 or more

5 of 25 claimed

An oar for the Ship with your name or dedication

Our ship will need several sets of oars made from different type of wood - each oar has an exclusive number. We will contact you to assign a number which will be included on a special certificate that we will send you together with two limited edition pin badges. We will also invite you to add a name or dedication on the shaft of your oar, and book two free places on a half-day practical workshop in the Longshed (dates to be arranged).

£40 or more

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A signed copy of "The Sutton Hoo Story"

A signed copy of "The Sutton Hoo Story - encounters with early England". Professor Martin Carver recounts the dramatic story of the Dark Age burial ground at Sutton Hoo and its exploration over half a century. Martin is a Trustee and inspiration to the Sutton Hoo Ship's Company. Please select option 2 if you live outside the UK.

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