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!

 

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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Being creative in this beautiful place

News: Being creative in this beautiful place

5th November 2018

There are more and more ways to be creative at Burrswood. Have a look at the events that are coming up but here are some recent testimonials: Feedback from Bespoke Christmas Gift Tags - "Had a brilliant morning doing Christmas craft at Burrswood - great to step off the treadmill and just be creative in this beautiful place. I really recommend these events and plan to do more of them." “I really enjoyed the Christmas Gift Tag workshop, I could have stayed for another couple of ho...

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"Event surpassed my expectations"

News: "Event surpassed my expectations"

1st November 2018

We are most grateful to Claire for writing this review: Kerry Ingham's 'Drawing for Relaxation' sessions at Burrswood have surpassed my expectations and I highly recommend the experience for all abilities.  Kerry, a professional artist and counsellor, warmly welcomed participants with a clear description of how the session was structured and lead us in our own explorations during the day. Any of our plaintive cries of "I'm not very good at drawing/art" were heard and then gently challe...

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Flower arranging day

News: Flower arranging day

27th September 2018

Sarah says: "We all had a fabulous time, Claire not only showed us how to create our beautiful baskets but we also learned so much about the flowers and plants - it was a really interesting day. We were lucky enough to have gorgeous sunny weather so Claire took us outside to look at the gardens and collect foliage.   We were so well looked after and although we didn't know each other we all had a lovely day together. I'd recommend this to anyone!"

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Hydrotherapy is just wonderful!

News: Hydrotherapy is just wonderful!

19th September 2018

The Outpatient Team at Burrswood Health and Wellbeing are a vibrant department who welcome many people through their doors each week. From the office worker recovering from an ankle sprain, to the retired person wanting to maintain fitness  and uses the pool independently to carry out their prescribed exercises;  from the young mother who has been struggling with back pain since the birth of her bouncy baby girl, to the gentleman attending the weekly Parkinson’s exercise grou...

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Weekly activities at Burrswood

News: Weekly activities at Burrswood

24th April 2018

There is so much going on at Burrswood! Here is an example of the weekly activities that take place. Guests can take advantage of the therapies and activities on offer during their stay - or day visitors are very welcome to attend as well. If you have any questions then do call reservations on 01892 865988 who will be able to give you  more information. Find out more about Wellbeing Activities here.  

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Packed room for MS Information Day at Burrswood

News: Packed room for MS Information Day at Burrswood

14th April 2018

Star line-up delivers to packed house at Group Information Day.   More than 60 people attended the recent Information Day at Burrswood, organised by the Tunbridge Wells Group of the MS Society and Burrswood Health and Wellbeing. Not only did Dr Susan Kohlhaas*, Director of Research at the MS Society (pictured above), reflect on what the Society has already done – including “investing £155 million into research” – but she also highlighted the Society&rsqu...

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Greenhouse art installation

News: Greenhouse art installation

Venue: Burrswood Grounds
10th January 2018

Everyone is welcome to visit the innovative art installation that is currently on the top lawn at Burrswood.  Local artist Deborah Tompsett has installed an art project for Advent. It is a greenhouse that will light up with bright colours when the sun goes down to symbolise God’s light coming to us – we think of this in the middle of Advent as we approach Christmas. There will be pots that Deborah has hand made available to be planted up with a bulb which will be placed in t...

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