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2018 Winter Programme of Talks Around the Town

We are presenting a range of free talks around the town during February and March this year, at various times and at venues.  We hope that this will give people who cannot come to our regular monthly meetings a taste of the history of our area. The talks cover a whole range of subjects –… read more »

Meeting of Trustees: Wednesday 10 January 2018

The next meeting of Trustees will be on Wednesday 10 January 2018, 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… read more »

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.

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 »

23rd February 2018 Meeting and Speaker

Our next monthly meeting is on Friday 23rd February 2018. Meetings are held at the Masonic Hall in Grove Road, Ventnor and start at 7.30pm. Entry is free to members, visitors are very welcome, entry fee is £2.00 Our Guest Speaker will be: Mr Nick Minns Talk Title – ‘The History of Postcards’ This talk focuses on Isle… 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 »

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