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2020 Monthly Meeting Programme

Speaker programme for 2020: 31st January               Andy Butler: The 1950s and 60s – The Way Things Used to Be 28th February            Nick Minns: Michael Faraday and the IOW 27th March                 Annual General Meeting (followed by slide show)… read more »

Wight 365: A Day by Day Film of the Isle of Wight

Wight 365: A Day by Day Film of the Isle of Wight which was part of the Ventnor Fringe this year will be shown as part of the Nonsense Art Exhibition at the Central (old Youth Club) in Victoria Street,  Ventnor, from 21 – 28 September 2019 (2-7 pm each day).  Free entry. Includes contributions from… read more »

Carnival Week in the Heritage Centre: 12-17 August 2019

This year Ventnor celebrates 130 years of Carnival, and that’s the title of our ‘Carnival Slide Show’ (Monday 12 August, at 7.30 in St Catherine’s Church).  During Carnival week 2019 we have free entry to the Heritage Centre for anyone presenting a Carnival Programme (admission  free for accompanied children under 16). We have been working with… read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Linda Chester – our new Volunteer Coordinator

We are delighted to welcome Linda Chester who has joined us as our ‘Volunteer Coordinator’.  As well as looking after our team of volunteers she has spend the last month working with Michael Freeman and Linda Goodwin to prepare the new window displays for the coming season. If you might be interested in  joining our team of volunteers,… read more »

Open for the 2018 summer season!

The Ventnor Heritage Centre starts its 2018 summer season this week, and we will be open Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm, as well as on our usual Saturday morning.  To mark the new season, we have a new window display, based on the high-class ‘Gentlemen’s Outfitters’  shop of Henry George Field that used to stand… read more »