Christmas 1913 in Ventnor by Michael Freeman.
There was entertainment all round in Ventnor that December according to The Mercury newspaper. Films at the Electric Picture Palace on High Street. More films at the Hippodrome on the Esplanade, where the youngsters could also roller skate. Then, on Evening of 22nd December, there were illuminations and live bands across High Street. The Mercury, too, had had many greetings from Ventnor folk now living in the Dominions. (Mercury cutting courtesy of the Isle of Wight Record Office).
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