Victorian Day

Yr 3 St Philip’s Primary School – VICTORIAN DAY Local Uckfield school children visited us on Monday 13th November for a Victorian Workshop. Our education officers got into character for the workshop, with Maria as our Victorian Cook and Nicola as the School Mistress. Yr 3 were taken on a

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Cards for Good Causes

Come and visit the Cards for Good Causes pop-up shop OPEN here now at Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre, High Street, Uckfield, TN22 1AZ. OPEN Tuesday – Saturday 10am-3pm          

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UDPS Christmas Charity Shop at Bridge Cottage

Open here now is our pop up UDPS Christmas Charity Shop. Open Mon-Sat 10am-3pm. Pop in and take a look and also visit Cards For Good Causes here open. Tues-Sat 10am-3pm.  

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WINNERS at CPRE Sussex 2017 Countryside awards

CPRE Sussex 2017 Countryside awards Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre wins full award in ‘Making Places Design’ section. The CPRE Sussex 2017 Countryside awards presentations took place at a evening ceremony on Wednesday 11th October hosted by Lord and Lady Egremont at Petworth House. At the event, Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre

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Halloween 2017

Halloween 2017 Our Halloween event was open Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October. Members of the public dared to enter and listened the tale of the Bridge Cottage Witch! We had many entries to our pumpkin carving competition! See a photo of some of the entries below. The FREE ENTRY

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Exhibition: 190th Anniversary of Uckfield Bonfire & Carnival Society

Uckfield Bonfire & Carnival Society Here at Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre we held a temporary exhibition on the history of the Uckfield Bonfire and Carnival Society (UBCS) on Saturday 2nd September in commemoration of the 190th Anniversary.  The Society was formed in 1827.             Left:

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Memory Box session at local Dementia Group

Our Education officers Maria & Nicola visited Sussex Support Service at Victoria Pavilion on 20th July to deliver a session for their members using our new Memory Box Scheme. The Memory Box scheme is used as a reminiscence aid for people living with Dementia. The group really enjoyed looking through our ‘Childhood

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Nutley Windmill Featured on New Stamp

A new set of stamps are to be issued on 20th June depicting Mills of the United Kingdom.  From all the other wonderful windmills Nutley Windmill has been chosen to represent England and can be seen on the first class stamp. Royal Mail highlighted the cultural importance of our historic

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A Journey Through The Archives

Thank you to all who came to our talk last night. We were treated to a journey through the Uckfield and District Preservation Society archives by our own Heritage Education Officer & Archivist Maria Kirk. Maria shared with us the fascinating diaries of Uckfield business man George St. John Smith

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National Volunteers Week

It’s National Volunteers Week from today. A big thank you to all our volunteers across Uckfield and District Preservation Society sites: Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre, Nutley Windmill and UDPS Charity Shop. We couldn’t run without you! Interested in getting involved? See our website for more information or pop along to

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