Weekly Groups

Our Island History 

On Mondays(10-12) one of the group reads from a book or article related to Island history, followed by a tea break and a fun quiz.

We’re a friendly group – no expert historians – just enthusiastic amateurs!

Coffee & Chat

Informal chat about current events. Put the world to rights for an hour or two.  Join us on Thursdays 10 – 11.30 


Art & Craft

Thursdays 1.30-4pm

Try drawing or painting or maybe introduce us to your own craft, at

 our weekly social group. These activities can be relaxing and therapeutic.

Refreshments and friendly chat encouraged.

 01983 244180(leave message)             [email protected] 


We now hold many local heritage documents at the Beckford Centre.

If you have any questions about the heritage of Cowes, from churches, schools, industry, shops, pubs to local events-

Visit our Saturday Hub

(10am-12pm) or email [email protected] 


Or see contact details below, to arrange access at a convenient time.

If you are interested in any of our groups, or would like to start your own –

leave a message on 01983 244180 or

           email [email protected]