Uckfield Scouts: Alpha Troop

Well Done Alpha Troop Uckfield Scouts for earning your ‘Local Knowledge’ Badge after attending our workshop here on Thursday evening ‘The History of Uckfield’. Maria and Nicola our Education Officers are here to welcome any local group/club/school and facilitate educational workshops/tours according to your need. More details here: http://www.bridgecottageuckfield.co.uk/school-visits/

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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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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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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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Interested in researching your Family History?

Is your New Year’s Resolution to find out more about your family history? Come along to our Beginners Course in Family History starting next Tuesday. INTRODUCTION SESSION IS FREE Beginning Tuesday 10th January 10-11.30am 6 week course – £5/week For full course details, please click here You can buy the full 6 weeks

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Show and Tell – Around the world and back again

Thank you to everyone who came along to our Show and Tell evening last night, and especially to those who brought something to tell us about. The stories shared took us around the world and back again, from the Ashdown Forest to Egypt to Australia. And what fascinating stories there

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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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