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2011 Exhibition - Businesses of Cowes
The Businesses of Cowes exhibition was a huge success - we would like to extend our thanks to all those involved.
Cowes in the 1950s.
Seventieth anniversary of the bombing of Cowes
Businesses of Cowes
The Story of Northwood House
Churches of Cowes, Northwood & Gurnard
Cowes at War
White's of Cowes
The Changing Face of Cowes
Transport through the Ages
Cowes at Play
A book charting the history of shops in Cowes.
A brand new book with 152 pages detailing the history of pubs, inns, taverns, hotels & beer houses in Cowes & district. Loads of pictures and stories.
The story of Northwood House & the Ward Family. A new book complied by George Chastney, charting the history of Northwood House and Park. A fascinating look at a family that at one time owned almost one fifth of the iIsland.
Just publishedA book about the history of piers in Cowes.
An Isle of Wight town's history of public transport
Yet another successful exhibition. There were nearly 1800 visitors during the three weeks we were open. Thank you to those who wrote the many positive comments; this makes our efforts seem well worth while.
We were very pleased with the praise for those who did the research and put together the boards and folders. A great deal of new material was found which has been added to our ever growing archive.
If anyone has an interest in Cowes, its history & rich heritage please contact us.
Read more about Cowes in the 1950s.
An exhibition featuring the terrible events of the weekend 4th/5th May 1942 including the part played by ORP Blyskawica in the defence of Cowes.
As part of the events being held over the weekend 4th to 7th May 2012 Cowes Heritage staged an exhibition.
Read more about Seventieth anniversary of the bombing of Cowes
Cowes Heritage's 2011 exhibition has now finished; it was a huge success.
Read more about Businesses of Cowes
The Story of Northwood House plus the once influential Ward family and its many Isle of Wight properties.
With fascinating displays also showing this well known listed Cowes House was a school, nunnery, wartime Red Cross hospital and venue for glittering balls.
Read more about The Story of Northwood House
In past decades, when it was the norm for a high proportion of the population to attend a church or chapel on Sundays, was the subject of the latest exhibition staged by Cowes Heritage.
Read more about Churches of Cowes, Northwood & Gurnard
Newly formed, Cowes Heritage sought to capture what it was like living in Cowes at a time when England faced the threat of destruction.
Read more about Cowes at War
A Cowes shipyard that made a huge impact on the industrial life of the Isle of Wight.
Read more about White's of Cowes
An exhibition that featured changes in the street scene at Cowes over the years.
Read more about The Changing Face of Cowes
The story of many local companies that have helped maintain the town as a centre for building and servicing yachts, and as a centre for yacht racing.
Read more about Maritime Cowes
The rich and diverse history of transport in Cowes was the subject of an exhibition staged in 2008.
Read more about Transport through the Ages
Cowes Heritage examined how schooling had evolved in the Cowes area over the centuries.
Read more about Schooldays
Leisure activities of yester-year were celebrated at a 'Cowes at Play' exhibition.
Read more about Cowes at Play
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