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
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
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:
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
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
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
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
Bridge Cottage is open to the public every Friday. Come and have a look around. Here’s Lovely Madeline in our shop ready to great you.