During the wonderful Ventnor Fringe celebrations in July 2019, Lift the Lid was invited by Ventnor Exchange to host a picnic with a difference. Members of the public were welcomed to Ventnor Park, to bring a picnic and to explore boxes brought along by members of the Isle of Wight CEP and beyond.
There were some intriguing objects sparking laughter, conversation and creativity. Here’s a selection of photographs from the event by Lift the Lid photographer Alice Armfield.
We were joined on the day by:
- English Heritage
- The Isle of Wight Steam Railway
- New Carnival Company
- Quay Arts
- Philip Bell from Beachy Books
- Quay Crafts
- Isle of Wight Council’s Heritage Services representing Newport Roman Villa and Carisbrooke Castle Museum
- The Shipwreck Museum
- Lift the Lid (and Quay Arts) Artist, Hannah George
Thank you to all who came and made the event a wonderful success.