Ventnor Heritage Centre

"To Collect, Record and preserve the rich heritage and history of Ventnor and surrounding villages, and share it with local and wider communities"

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Contact Ventnor Heritage Centre

Please get in touch if you have any questions. Send us an email to info@ventnorheritage.org.uk  or drop in to the Heritage Centre,  or use the contact form below.

Tel: 01983 855407 (but please note we have no answerphone, and can only pick up phone when the Heritage Centre is open).

 


Exhibitions, stories, images . . .

New Exhibition: A Godshill Life

Joy Draper was born in 1907 and lived in Godshill all  her life. This exhibition uses family photographs and her  own words to recall details of family life in the village during WW1, and how, after leaving school when she was thirteen she went into service at the Old Vicarage, working as a parlour maid there for ten years before her marriage.  This photograph shows a pigeon shooting competition - Joy's father Edward Thorne is seated on the left on the box.

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