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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 »