Ryde Social Heritage Group

A community heritage group set up in 2002 to research, document and freely share information about the history of Ryde, Isle of Wight, UK, including the development of the town, the people, their lives and deaths, businesses and entertainments, their burial sites and to promote the social history of Ryde through events and exhibitions.

Venue Type:

Association or society, Archive, Heritage site

Opening hours

Ryde Cemetery is open dawn to dusk
Heritage and Learning Centre 10am - 3pm Mon - Thurs (cemetery sexton will be on site)
Weekends manned by volunteers (subject to availability)

Admission charges

Free. Use contact us page on www.rshg.org.uk if making a special or group visit to ensure volunteers available at centre.

Collection details

Archives, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Home Front

First World War - The Home Front

  • 11 July 2015 10:30am-12:30pm

Mark Earp will give a talk on 'The First World War - The Home Front' at Ryde Social Heritage Group's quarterly meeting. There will be updates on the Group's activities, raffle and refreshments prior to Mark's talk.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


George Street Centre
George Street
Isle of Wight


Free to Ryde Social Heritage Group members, £2 visitors



Ryde Social Heritage Group
Cemetery Lodge 63 West Street
Isle of Wight
PO33 2QF





All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.