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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An Evening of Witchcraft, Magic and Medicine

Fascinating talk at Bridge Cottage last night by Dr Simon Davies about early modern beliefs in Witchcraft, Magic and Medicine. We hold regular monthly historical talks on the first Thursday of the month. Our next evening talk will be held on 3rd November. Nicola, one of our heritage education officers, will give

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Halloween @ Bridge Cottage

Come to our ‘Museums At Night’ event for some spooky Halloween fun. Thursday 27th Oct 5-8pm. Join us at our atmospheric and newly restored Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre for a special late opening Halloween event. Get involved with some halloween themed crafts, explore the building and complete our spooky quiz trail.

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The first in our concert series – A huge success

Our concert series began on Saturday evening 17th Sept with Wealden Flute and Harp Duo: Charlotte Munro – Flute and Anna Wynne – Harp. The acoustics were stunning in the setting of our upper hall chamber. The series continues monthly, see here for further details: http://www.bridgecottageuckfield.co.uk/events/  

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Jazz Comes to Bridge Cottage

The next concert in the ‘Music @ Bridge Cottage’ series, on Saturday October 15th at 8.00pm, features the cool sounds of the Rachel Munro Jazz Trio. Using a fresh blend of contemporary tunes and well- known jazz standards, Rachel Munro’s soulful voice is backed by Joss Peach on keyboard and

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Helping Youth Career Prospects

We are pleased to be supporting this East Sussex County Council initiative to help young people experience the world of work in different sectors. We look forward to welcoming young people to the Heritage sector and showing them our wonderful 15th Century Wealden hall house. The Open Doors project, run

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Tudor Warfare from Hands on History

Last night we hosted a talk on Tudor Warfare by Martin and Daryl from Hands on History. Our guests watched as volunteers were dressed in full plate armour as would have been worn at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 and one of the archers who would have fought in Henry

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The summer holidays are nearly over

Our last Living History Day of the summer holidays today was great fun. We enjoyed talking to our guests about Tudor and Stuart life. Our amazing volunteers, Tricia, Georgia, Maddy and Ellie all engaged our visitors with chats on period clothing, medicines, food and industry. Here you see some of

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Last ‘Living History Day’ of the summer holidays

Join us at for the last Living History Day of the summer holidays at Bridge Cottage next Wed 31st Aug 10am-3pm. Our Living History Days have been lots of fun so far – we’ve really enjoyed meeting all our visitors and telling them a little bit about life in the

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Another great day had by all at our ‘Living History Day’

Monday 22nd August we were pleased to host another 16/17th Century Living History day. Our visitors were able to experience life during the Tudor and Stuart period. Our medicine room shared cures for common illnesses. A particular favourite was a cure for bad hearing: a grey eel with a white

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