Michael Freeman's new book " Victorians in Search of Winter Health: Ventnor - the Mediterranean on an English Shore" is now available from the Heritage Centre (price £9.95, plus postage and packing £2.20).
We have a wide range of books and pamphlets on the history of Ventnor and the surrounding villages. These are for sale in the Heritage Centre shop (see list below) and can also be provided by post at cost. Cheques should be made payable to Ventnor & District Local History Society.
Books: (Post and packing £1.50 each unless indicated otherwise)
Dickens on an Island (£6)
Spiral Bound Booklets - £3.00 each (Post and Packing £1.50 per booklet)
Conflict and Conflagration
England's Eden (£9.95)
Society Local History Pamphlets (A4)
We have many pamphlets written over the years by Society members on specific topics ( for example ' Railways into Ventnor', 'East Dene & the Manor of Bonchurch' 'From Chickenpit to Soapsuds Alley', 'St Catherine's Home and School Ventnor' ). A full list of titles is available in the museum, and copies can be printed to order, price £1.50 each.