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Eastbridge Educational Fund

We are delighted to have been able to help The Archbishops School with a breakfast club for all the year 11 children. According to a government study, pupils being hungry has been linked with poor concentration in class. Breakfast clubs can have positive impacts on pupils’ ability to concentrate, and pupils who have eaten breakfast […]

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Eastbridge is Open!

We are very excited to announce that Eastbridge Hospital is back open on the 13th of May!! Guided tours will still be available, subject to availability. You can now get your tickets from the visitors entrance desk inside Eastbridge. Ticket price includes a guided tour.

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Reopening!

We are very excited to announce that after 2 years of closures, we will be reopening Eastbridge Hospital to the general public once again! From Saturday 9th April, you will be able to enter Eastbridge Hospital and take a tour with one of our knowledgeable historical tour guides. Come in and learn all about this […]

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UK International Radio Drama Festival 2022

This year we are excited to be hosting the UK International Radio Drama Festival and opening our doors once again for a week packed full of exciting radio dramas right here at Eastbridge Hospital! The event will be taking place inside Eastbridge Hospital from 21st-25th March 2022, for its first in person instalment since 2019. […]

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Bird of Prey

We were very lucky today when Skye (a Harris Hawk) came to visit us at Eastbridge.  She was absolutely stunning and we are hoping that both Skye and her handler Ben, will become regulars at Eastbridge.  www.skyhawkpest.co.uk 

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Gardeners Blog 19th March 2021

The wet showery weather has had us running to the shed for cover at intervals in the past week or two, but the rain has been very good for the bare root trees we planted near the mown paths in the wildflower meadow. There are two large greengages, a plum and three old apple varieties. […]

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Gardeners Blog 5th March 2021

Early spring in the Gardens brings out clusters of bright, breezy daffodils, gloriously rich purple crocus and the soft, rather shy blue of the wood anemones. The snowdrops are still in flower, but beginning to fade and over the next few weeks, once the flowers have gone we’ll lift and divide them “in the green” […]

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Gardeners Blog

This Week in The Garden…… 19th February 2021 The Gardens have emerged from last week’s snow and freezing conditions relatively unscathed. The new planting appears to have coped with the deluge and hopefully with the milder weather will recover from the shock. Snowdrops have emerged along the base of the Lovelace Wall, looking delicate and […]

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Gardeners Blog 29th January 2021

This Week in The Garden…… 29th January 2021 The focus this week has been winter pruning. We started with the leviathan that is the wisteria. Last summer, after flowering, we took back all the new growth and long whippy strands and now, for the winter prune, the aim is to reduce all this new growth […]

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Week Gardeners Blog - 15th January 2021

It was good to get back into the Gardens after a month-long break over Christmas. The hard frosts, high winds and heavy rain don’t seem to have done any damage and everything is looking much as we left it. Some early daffodils are already out in bloom along the Lovelace Wall and many more clumps […]

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