Nutley Windmill Open Days 2017

Open Days: Dates for 2017 26th March 30th April 13th &14th May National Mills Weekend 28th & 29th May Spring Bank Holiday 25th June Vintage Day 30th July Sussex MG Car Club 27th & 28th August Bank Holiday 24th September 8th October Opening times are: 10:00 to 17:30 (or dusk)

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A Review Of 2016 And Our Focus For 2017

2016 was a benchmark year for Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre as it emerged from a Lottery and Uckfield Town Council funded restoration to open its doors in April of this year. This new beginning  was an exciting step forward as Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre was opened to all on 24th

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Latest Concert Another Huge Success

We held a fantastic concert on Saturday with the Sussex Chamber Ensemble. Although all are recognised artists in their own right, this was their first public performance together. It was a terrific performance given to a near capacity audience. Bookings are open for our next concert; The Harcourt Ensemble and are already

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WW1 & WW2 Exhibition Now OPEN

We are all ready to welcome you to our exhibition. Come and see our 1940s Living Room; find out about the military presence in the local area; read the memorials of local fallen soldiers of WW1; leave a loving dedication to a war relative on our memory tree…and much more.

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Sussex Chamber Ensemble – 18th Feb

Have you got tickets to our next music concert? Come and hear Maeve Jenkinson- violin, Sarah Davison – cello, and Rachel Fryer – piano. The programme will include trios by Haydn as well as more popular classics including Piazolla’s ‘Libertango’ Tickets £12 (under 18s £6) Starts @ 8pm. Interval refreshments

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We’ve Got Half Term Covered!

Our ever popular Children’s half term crafts are on next week 15/16/17th Feb 10am-12noon. Only £1.50/child. We look forward to seeing you all then.

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#ThrowbackThursday – Toys and Everyday Objects

We’ve got a great #throwbackthursday for all you children of the 50s and 60s today. The Amazing Magic Robot, first produced in 1953 can tell you the answer to lots of questions. Simply point him at the question and place him on the answer wheel and hey presto! Your question

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Love Letters From The Front Line, 1915

Look at these amazing letters written by a WW1 soldier from the front during 1915 to his sweetheart in Uckfield. These have been kindly loaned to us by a local private collector for our forthcoming exhibition on the World Wars entitled ‘Lest we Forget’. Come and read these and see

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A Generous Donation

Yesterday we received a wonderful and very generous donation of various objects for our handling collection, and some loans for use in our upcoming war exhibitions. Among the treasures were these handwritten wartime cookbooks. Notice the recipe titles in French in one of the books – this is because the

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#ThrowbackThursday

We’re busy in the Bridge Cottage Heritage Hub today, archiving some 19th century ledgers and diaries. On this day in 1875 the weather was apparently quite similar to today – “wet, fine misty rain” according to Mr George St John Smith of Haywards Heath. #throwbackthursday

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