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Bembridge Heritage Centre

REF NR: 2108

Members of The Bembridge Heritage Society run the Heritage Centre located behind the library in the centre of the village.


The aims of the society are the collation of information on the rich heritage of the village and surrounding areas, and the education and promotion of the island's history.


This is done by maintaining the centre with displays and exhibitions, offering talks or film shows in the Village Hall, producing pamphlets, books and DVDs about the local history and reaching a wider audience with their own web site

 Displays - 2017

  • On display is a restored PLUTO pump and many models made by members.
  • There is also a restored Second World War pillbox in the area.
  • Bembridge RNLI - history
  • Bembrdige station and railway and "Carrier" cola transporter superb models
  • History of Briten Norman - Cushion craft and famous Islander aricraft
  • Bembridge seaplan history at the point


Events to be held in the Village Hall at 7:30pm unless stated otherwise.

Tuesday 11th April A film night with Melvyn Dennett
Saturday 20th May Exhibition of Bembridge at War
Thrsdau 28th September She was only a Lighthouse  keeper's daughter
Thursday 26th October TBA
Thursday 28th November AGM - followed by a film show


Opening hours

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11am - 3pm and
  • Saturdays 11am – 1pm.


  • Society members50p and visitors are charged at £1.00.