Latest News & Events

We run a wide variety of events both at Burrswood and at local sites - we hope you will find something of interest. Read about recent events here too!


Wonderful time at icon painting taster day

News: Wonderful time at icon painting taster day

1st January 2019

"What a wonderful day!  I never expected that I would have the opportunity to learn the techniques of this traditional art form, and to be taught by such a skilled tutor and in the beautiful surroundings of Burrswood was a great privilege. We were each able to make a painting of the face of an icon, using egg tempera which we mixed ourselves, building the image up from “dark to light”.  I  have booked on to the full 5 day course, and really look forward to making ...

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Find Your Voice

Event: Find Your Voice

4th December 2018

Join us from 3pm to 5pm in the Church of Christ the Healer at Burrswood on Tuesday 4th December. A singing group for those living with conditions such as Parkinson’s, MS, dementia or recovering from a stroke, plus anyone who simply enjoys a good sing! Family and carers welcome. No previous singing experience needed. Sessions will be fun and include breathing, vocal and postural exercises. Led by the accomplished singing teacher and choral conductor Barbara O’Neill. All ses...

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Revd Dr Steven Underdown's book is now available.

News: Revd Dr Steven Underdown's book is now available.

3rd December 2018

We are delighted to announce the arrival of Living in the Eighth Day: The Christian Week and the Paschal Mystery by Burrswood Chaplain Revd Dr Steven Underdown.  Based on work done towards his PhD thesis, Steven presents his view that it is only  through this mystery of Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection that human beings find their true fulfillment and maturity.  He explores ways in which church communities can establish certain patterns of life and worship –...

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Donation from Waitrose

News: Donation from Waitrose

29th November 2018

Burrswood was recently a part of the green token scheme at Waitrose in Uckfield and have now been awarded a cheque for £310! Thank you to everyone who voted for us! Your support is very much appreciated.

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Robin Sculpture Workshop

Event: Robin Sculpture Workshop

21st November 2018

Sunday 18th November 10am-4pm £50 Wednesday 21st November 10am-4pm £50 Sculpt an exquisite bird with Artist Nikki Szabo using clay, wire & mixed media. All events are held in the Orangery overlooking our beautiful grounds. Tea/coffee & pastries served from 9:30am. All workshops start at 10am. Full day workshops include lunch 12:30pm - 1pm & afternoon cream tea. Catering and materials are all included in the price. For bookings telephone: 01892 865988 or email enq...

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"A very special place"

News: "A very special place"

20th November 2018

"This was my second stay at Burrswood, and each time I have felt from the moment I was admitted that I was part of a very special place, where all the staff contributed to the healing of mind and body. I cannot thank them enough. The spirit of Dorothy Kerin pervades the whole lovely building and the beautiful gardens, and the view over the surrounding countryside was a joy every sunrise, sunset and moonrise."  Patient receiving physiotherapy during her two week stay post ...

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Festive Watercolour Painting

Event: Festive Watercolour Painting

Venue: Burrswood
16th November 2018

Julie will show you how to paint a snow scene and other festive subjects to create your own Christmas cards. £60 per person includes tuition, tea, coffee and pastries, a delicious lunch and cream tea each day. Call Reservations on 01892 865988 to book your place.Alterntive date is Friday 7th December. Materials Please bring:- B pencil, eraser and rulerMixing paletteMasking tapeKitchen roll  A selection of watercolour paints, pans or tubes: - Cadmium red or Scarlet lakePe...

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News: Wonderful day for carers at Burrswood

Venue: Burrswood
12th November 2018

Valerie spent the day at Burrswood under the Care for Carer's scheme that is run by the charity 3H Helping Hands for Holidays. We are delighted to be working with 3H to offer support for carers via a day of rest and relaxation. Together we have devised a programme where carers can enjoy our beautiful setting and make use of the facilities.  Carers are looked after, participate in activities, receive treatments as well as having a delicious lunch and tea. It is a time for them. Valerie...

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Rickshaw Challenge through Groombridge

News: Rickshaw Challenge through Groombridge

10th November 2018

We were delighted to cheer on the BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge team through Groombridge on Saturday.      

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Charity Shop Remembrance Window

News: Charity Shop Remembrance Window

8th November 2018

Along with many shops in Crowborough, our charity shop has joined in with a commemorative window.  Michelle, our shop manager, reports a number of interesting donations that she has sold from the shop recently - including a beautiful Victorian games table and a chaise longue. She was especially delighted that the chaise longue was bought by a person with some mobility issues and it was just what she needed. Charity Shop  

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