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October events

7th Oct, 2017

Two events coming up this month. On the morning of Wednesday18th October we are opening the Portacabin in Three Gates Rd from 10. 00 to 12. 30. A change to browse through our huge database of local information. Our “How well do you know Cowes?” opens on 21st October at...

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Open Day 20th September 10 to 12. All welcome come & browse our large database recording the history of Cowes, Northwood & Gurnard.

11th Aug, 2017

A chance to see many interesting items relating to the history & heritage of Cowes, Northwood & Gurnard. Just ask a Cowes Heritage member if interested in something specific....

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“How well do you know Cowes?”

29th Jul, 2017

(click headline for full text ) Cowes Heritage are pleased to announce our next exhibition “How well do you know Cowes?” We will be exploring aspects of Cowes that might not be well known. For example several brick works were based in Cowes & district. The exhibit will be at...

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Open evening Thursday 29th June 6.00 to 9.30pm Portacabin Three Gates Rd. Lots to see, all welcome Free entry.

12th May, 2017

Cowes Heritage members will be pleased to welcome visitors & show them our huge database relating to Cowes & District. This will be a chance to ask questions, seek information or just chat to others with an interest in the area....

AGM

17th Feb, 2017

The 2017 AGM will be at Cowes Methodist Church Birmingham Rd Tuesday 11th April 7. 00. Followed by an illustrated talk by Christopher Bland “A history of the Hovercraft”....

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Exhibition "The Development of Somerton Airfield " will soon be here

3rd Oct, 2016

At a new venue, the light & airy Cowes Yacht Haven Media Centre (it used to be the Fastnet Resaurant & is right opposite M&Co (Woolworth’s that was) in the High St. Opening at 10. 00am on Saturday 22nd October we are open every day until 4. 00pm closing on...

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Book reprint

13th Mar, 2016

The Pubs of Cowes, Gurnard & Northwood 3rd edition containing some new photos & information —See shops page....

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Future Events

18th Feb, 2016

We are planning an open day where visitors can see what we do. A huge database will be available Cowes Heritage members will be on hand to answer questions. More details nearer the time. Our next exhibition 22nd October to 13th November will feature the history of Decca Radar/Plessey/ BAE...