Thank you to all who came to our talk last night. We were treated to a journey through the Uckfield and District Preservation Society archives by our own Heritage Education Officer & Archivist Maria Kirk. Maria shared with us the fascinating diaries of Uckfield business man George St. John Smith
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
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.
We look forward to showcasing Bridge Cottage as a unique wedding venue at our forthcoming Wedding Exhibition & Fayre. During our exhibition we have a gorgeous gift pack to give the first couple who books their special day at Bridge Cottage. Pop in and see us to find out more
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/
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
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
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