Historic Ryde Society

‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’

Historic Ryde Society Quiz Night Thursday 30 November 2023 at Yelf's Hotel, at 7p.m. for 7.30pm.

Wherefore art thou, Romeos?

Isle of Wight Observer March 12, 1864
Mr Editor, – Ryde has been dreadfully dull all the winter – no subscription balls – nothing but those fusty tame affairs called “home parties” – and nothing “taking” is yet put forth to break the intolerable monotony on the 23rd of April. Why can’t we have a nice fancy dress ball, all costumes to be Shakesperian? Can there be a richer field open for taste and variety? Though the Club-house is not now available, there are the Victoria-rooms. Are there no Romeos for the

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