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Arts Club talks: 17 Feb 2017 – Andy Butler

The Natural History of the Isle of Wight, Past, Present and Future is the second in our series of winter talks presented in collaboration with Ventnor Arts Club.  On Monday 17 February, natural historian Andy Butler takes a look at how the wildlife of the Isle of Wight has developed from the age of the dinosaurs… read more »

Arts Club talks: 10 Feb 2017 – Dr Alan Clark

Our third series of winter talks presented in collaboration with Ventnor Arts Club starts with Far Flung Places in the World with an Engineering Geologist, presented by Dr Alan Clark on Monday 10th February. On previous occasions he has presented informative and interesting talks based on his knowledge and work in our local area. He… read more »

Talking of Ventnor . . .

Ventnor Arts Club and Ventnor Heritage Centre present a series of  six Monday talks for Winter 2020. Talks are on the dates below, and are held in the Ventnor Arts Club.  All talks start at 7.30 pm; doors and bar open from 6.30 pm.  The talks are free but places are limited, so please email or… read more »

Our local history publications can now be bought online

We are delighted to announce that many of our local history publications can now be ordered and paid for through our website, using a bank card or Paypal.  See our Publications page for details and a full list of the books, booklets and DVDs available.  These can also be ordered by post, with payment made… read more »

22nd February At Home With The Spartali Family

The Society’s next meeting will feature a talk by Susan Weeks, who will relate the history of her home in Sandford House, once the home of the Spartai family and, in particular, that of Marie Spartali, a famous model for, and herself an artist painting in the style of, the Pre-Raphaelite school of art. The… read more »

29th March Society’s AGM with Ventnor Video Presentation

The next meeting will be the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Society, with reports presented by the Society’s officers, including a statement of its finances and election of new officers. In addition, there will be a short video presentation on Ventnor, entitled ” England’s Island in the Sun”, narrated by  the late Cliff Michelmore. The… read more »