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An Evening With Charles Dickens: Saturday 27 July

An Evening With Charles Dickens: Saturday 27 July 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (tickets £6.00). Our Ventnor Fringe event this year will be staged in the Ventnor Heritage Centre on Saturday evening 27 July, from 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm, where Origins Theatre will present its entertaining re-creation of ‘Charles Dickens: Storyteller’, capturing the atmosphere and energy… read more »

Society Meeting 28th June. “A Naturalist’s Year.”

The previously scheduled talk for this month,“The Archaeology of the Undercliff”, has unfortunately had to be postponed. We are very fortunate that Andy Butler has offered to step in and deliver a talk, “A Naturalist’s Year”  which will take a look at the wildlife to be seen in the Isle of Wight throughout the course… read more »

Society meeting 31 May 2019: ‘Ventnor – No Finer Place’

The previously scheduled talk for this month,“The Archaeology of the Undercliff”, has unfortunately had to be postponed, owing to the indisposition of the speaker. Instead, there will be a showing of the film “Ventnor – No Finer Place”, produced by the Society in 2000 and narrated by the late Shaw Taylor. Please note that the… read more »

Summer opening times start on Easter Monday (22 April)

Our 2019 Summer opening times begin on Easter Monday, 22 April.  The Museum and Heritage Centre will be open from 10 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday, and 10 am to 12.30 pm on Saturdays.  (We are open on Saturday mornings all through the year). We look forward to seeing you if you visit… read more »

26th April Ventnor Breweries

The Society’s next meeting will feature a talk by Richard Downing, who will relate the history of Ventnor’s breweries, in particular Burt’s Brewery, which was established in 1840. Please note that this replaces the previously advertised talk by Brian Greening on Island life 100 years ago. This has now been rescheduled to 27th September. The meeting… 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 »

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 »

Ventnor Day – 7 July 2018

A team of VHC Volunteers will be joining in the fun at Ventnor Day with a theme of “Ventnor Seaside Through the Ages”. Our stall will have a taster of some of the Centre’s extensive archive material on the development, over the years, of our wonderful seaside town. We will also have a selection of… read more »

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