An Evening of Witchcraft, Magic and Medicine

Fascinating talk at Bridge Cottage last night by Dr Simon Davies about early modern beliefs in Witchcraft, Magic and Medicine. We hold regular monthly historical talks on the first Thursday of the month. Our next evening talk will be held on 3rd November. Nicola, one of our heritage education officers, will give

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Holy Cross Primary – ‘Clothing through the ages’

Yr3/4 Holy Cross Primary School visited us today for a workshop on ‘Clothing through the ages’. Together we created a timeline of clothes worn throughout history right from the Medieval period, Anglo-Saxon, Tudor and up to Victorian times. Pupils discovered how fabrics were made using weaving techniques. They all enjoyed

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Need a venue?

This week our hall has been booked for business meetings. Are you interested in booking our venue for a meeting? Make an enquiry using our online form

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Rocks Park Year 5 History Day Workshop

Rocks Park Primary School visited us yesterday for a workshop on the history of soup. Our Education officer Maria demonstrated a 17th Century pottage on our open fire. Year 5 Pupils used pestle and mortars to prepare herbs and ingredients. They also tried on period costumes and learnt about life for

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Halloween @ Bridge Cottage

Come to our ‘Museums At Night’ event for some spooky Halloween fun. Thursday 27th Oct 5-8pm. Join us at our atmospheric and newly restored Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre for a special late opening Halloween event. Get involved with some halloween themed crafts, explore the building and complete our spooky quiz trail.

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Let there be fire

Testing out our fire for the first time! We’re getting ready for our next School visit workshop on the history of food. We’ll be preparing a Tudor pottage on here next week. Here is a copy of a pottage recipe from one of the very first English cook books ‘Forme

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The first in our concert series – A huge success

Our concert series began on Saturday evening 17th Sept with Wealden Flute and Harp Duo: Charlotte Munro – Flute and Anna Wynne – Harp. The acoustics were stunning in the setting of our upper hall chamber. The series continues monthly, see here for further details: http://www.bridgecottageuckfield.co.uk/events/  

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Jazz Comes to Bridge Cottage

The next concert in the ‘Music @ Bridge Cottage’ series, on Saturday October 15th at 8.00pm, features the cool sounds of the Rachel Munro Jazz Trio. Using a fresh blend of contemporary tunes and well- known jazz standards, Rachel Munro’s soulful voice is backed by Joss Peach on keyboard and

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Helping Youth Career Prospects

We are pleased to be supporting this East Sussex County Council initiative to help young people experience the world of work in different sectors. We look forward to welcoming young people to the Heritage sector and showing them our wonderful 15th Century Wealden hall house. The Open Doors project, run

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Big Thank You to Uckfield & District Lions

Uckfield Lions presented a cheque for £885 to Mick Harker of the Uckfield Preservation Society on Friday 2nd September, for the purchase of the hearing loop equipment in the newly renovated Bridge Cottage. Full story can be found @ Uckfield FM

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