Uckfield South of the River Exhibition 5th – 12th October Since we announced that we were holding this exhibition, we have discovered a lot of new material, both hidden in our archives and from people in the local community who have shared information and pictures with us. So much has
From 30th March-6th April 2019 Bridge Cottage held an exhibition tracing the life of the building and the people that lived there. The souvenir brochure is still available to purchase at Bridge Cottage for £2.50.
Learn more about the history of Bridge Cottage Next time you are at Bridge Cottage be sure to take a look at the new display in our entrance hall which tells the story of this medieval building and who lived here over the centuries. Uckfield & District Preservation Society look
On Monday 25th June we hosted an EqualiTeas event. Local people joined us at Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre in Uckfield for this nationwide event where we were able to celebrate and chat about the 100 years since women gained the partial vote in The Representation of the People Act 1918 –
As part of our Women of Wealden Suffrage exhibition we welcomed Nus Ghani MP for Wealden to introduce a talk exploring inspiring Sussex women throughout history. Nus took to the floor to share her experiences of being a woman in politics today and how she is a champion for women’s equality
Monday 21st May 2018 Today we launched our new exhibition ‘Women of Wealden Suffrage’ exploring and celebrating the story of local Suffragists. Opening the exhibition today was Vice-Chair Wealden District Council Pam Doodes and the first female MP for Wealden Nus Ghani along with special guests The Daisy Belles and Uckfield College drama students
Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre are delighted to announce our collaboration with MP for Wealden Nusrat Ghani, to bring an immersive exhibition exploring women’s suffrage in Wealden. Click here for more information. The exhibition will open on Monday 21st May and run until 2nd June 2018. Full programme to be published
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