St Phillips Primary School Workshop

Today we welcomed Year 2 from St Phillips Primary School in Uckfield for a workshop on ‘Uckfield Through the Ages’. We explored how Uckfield has grown and developed over history from Anglo Saxon times through to present day. Year 2 pupils learnt how Bridge Cottage was constructed as a medieval

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UDPS Charity Shop Christmas Window Display

Have a look at our UDPS Charity Shop Christmas window display in Uckfield High Street now. Notice the beautiful antique ice skates hanging in the display which have a very intriguing back story: Liz Penton shop manager says, “These ice skates were donated in a tatty old box which, when

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Open for Late Night Shopping

This year Bridge Cottage will for the first time take part in Uckfield Late Night Shopping, open from 5 – 9pm, Friday 2nd December. Downstairs on the evening at Bridge Cottage there will be a number of local stall holders selling produce and we welcome Isfield Farm Shop, Sea Cider and

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Wedding Dress Appeal Success

We’ve had an absolutely fantastic’ response to our appeal for wedding dresses for our exhibition next year. We want to include dresses work right up to the present day, and lots of brides have been in touch to tell us about their beautiful dresses from the 1970s onwards. We are

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Cards for Charity Pop-Up Shop

Visit the Cards for Charity pop up shop located in our Oak Room. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10.30am-4.30pm. Access to view the whole of the beautifully restored house is available on Friday’s when we are now open 10am-3pm. Come and view the restoration, our specially commission painted cloth, Tudor banquet table, period

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Friday Open Days

Bridge Cottage Open Days – From November 4th to December 16th. A fantastic opportunity to come and discover the restoration work at Bridge Cottage. Join us  and explore the intimate rooms of this rare medieval ‘Wealden’ hall house built around 1436. At Bridge Cottage we open our doors for the

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from Bridge Cottage! Take a look at the witch marks carved into our fire surround here during the 16/17th Century. Do you notice the Apotropaic designs, more commonly known as ‘ritual protection marks’ or ‘witch marks’. They aren’t in any way associated with witchcraft directly, despite the name,

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Atmospheric Halloween Event

This was a wonderful, atmospheric event. Bridge Cottage was the perfect venue for some spooky activities. The main hall fire was lit, we had illuminated pumpkins on show, a Tudor witch and plenty of Halloween craft activities.  

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SPOOKY FUN AT NIGHT

SPOOKY FUN THIS EVENING! Come along to Bridge Cottage at Night, a special Halloween themed family event which is part of the national Museums at Night celebration. A unique opportunity to explore the atmospheric Bridge Cottage at night – see our Halloween decorations, follow our spooky quiz trail and make

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The pot is cooking at the Cottage

Another pot cooking at Bridge Cottage this week for yr4 Harlands School food workshop. Your browser does not support the video tag.  

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