Holy Cross Festival of Christmas Trees

The popular annual Festival of Christmas Trees at Holy Cross Church Uckfield was a great success again this year.  6399 visitors came to The Church of the Holy Cross to see Tenth year of the Festival of Christmas Trees!  There were 98 decorated positions to be seen and admired.  Amongst

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Christmas at Bridge Cottage

WHAT’S ON at Bridge Cottage – Christmas 2017 See here for all our events over the Christmas period.  We look forward to celebrating the festive period with you. UDPS CHRISTMAS CHARITY SHOP – Open Mon-Sat 10am-3pm   The UDPS Christmas Charity Shop is now open in Bridge Cottage. 10am –

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UDPS 2018 Calendar now available

UDPS 2018 Calendar Uckfield and District Preservation Society are pleased to launch the 2018 calendar, featuring images taken from our archive collection of local scenes of a bygone era. The calendar is A5 landscape in size (21cmx14.5cm) and opens out to A4 for each month of the year.  The local

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Tudor & Stuart Life – Rocks Park School

Our Education team were pleased to welcome Yr 2 from Rocks Park Primary School on Monday 20th November for their workshop on life during the Tudor & Stuart period.  This workshop enhanced their current history topic exploring The Great Fire of London. During the workshop pupils learnt about food, buildings

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World War 2 Workshop – Rocks Park School

World War 2 Workshop – Rocks Park School We welcomed Rocks Park School on Monday 6th November for a WW2 themed visit. The children enjoyed handling objects from the period and learning about evacuees in Uckfield. Here at Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre we can provide workshops, tours and education visits

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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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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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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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Don’t Forget: We are open to the public every Friday

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.  

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