Shanklin Memorial

Growing up in the Bay

Shanklin Memorial



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HMS Seal

A three part part series on the history and fate of HMS Seal in 1940 that became the only British submarine to be captured by the Germans, and following the story of those onboard including Charles T Biddlecombe from Shanklin.

IOW Olympians

The story of those who were born or lived on the Isle of Wight and took part in the Olympics, including Jess martin, Shirley Robinson and Sir Ben Ainslie.

St. Helens a history

The history of St Helens, from the early days of the wooden church till today.

The Wight Queen

The unique story of Isabelle de Fortibus, who in the thirteenth century became the Wight Queen.

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Growing up in the Bay - Shanklin Memorial




In November 2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the opening of the Shanklin Memorial in the old village. Originally to mark the end of the Great War and later World War Two, this is one of the centre pieces of Shanklin, but also scattered around shanklin are other memorials and plaques, we take you on a tour of these is a unique film, Narrated by The Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight.

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