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Meeting of Trustees: 22 November

The next meeting of Trustees will be on Wednesday 22 November, at 7 pm in the Heritage Centre. Heritage Centre Volunteers are welcome to attend these meetings to see how the Society is run; we want our work to be as transparent and open as possible, and we value the input and understanding of all… read more »

Free ‘Ventnor Heritage Walk’: Thursday 9 November

This free walk starts at the Ventnor Heritage Centre at 10.30 on Thursday 9 November and will last an hour and a half, covering two miles with some inclines. It will finish at the Heritage Centre, which will open specially with free entry for any participants who want to go in and browse. Organised by ‘Wild About Wight’,… read more »

Heritage Open Day (10th September 2017)

Heritage Open Day The Ventnor Heritage Centre will be  open on Sunday 10th September from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm with free admission. Do come along and see all the changes that have been made with the help of our wonderful volunteers, and due to the generous funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Playing with History

This year, for Ventnor Fringe Festival, we are collaborating with the ever popular ‘Ventnor Guitar Group’, who will be ‘Playing with History’ – performing  their chosen music to accompany some of our archive film clips.  Expect grainy film of crowded beach scenes and trains – and lots of guitars!  It should be a memorable evening –  Thursday… read more »

Ventnor Day – 1 July

‘Ventnor Day’ on the green at Salisbury Gardens was a lovely day – music, ice cream, lots of activities, and the last of the ‘Round the Island’ yachts going past.  We were publicising the new website at our ‘Ventnor Heritage Centre’ stand, and had plenty of visitors –  some old friends, some new, sharing stories and ideas…. read more »

Carnival Slide Show 7th August

The Carnival Slide Show ‘Round and About in Ventnor’ This slide show was originally complied by Fay Brown using postcards, photographs of buildings and scenery taken by Fay of the surrounding area. Venue: The show will take place at St Catherine’s Church, Church Street, Ventnor, PO38 1SW Date & Time:  Monday 7th August at 7.30… read more »

‘Playing with History’

We will be taking part in the Ventnor Fringe festival again this year, this time in a collaboration with Ventnor Guitar Club, who will be playing live to accompany some of our archive film clips. We have called the event ‘Playing With History’ and it will be at Holy Trinity Church, Thursday August 10th, 7.30… read more »

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