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A Blast from the Past Free

9 – 21 Sep 2019


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A Blast from the Past Free


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Two week exhibition from 9th September to 21st September 10am-5pm Monday-Saturday.

Featuring models and blueprints never before publicly seen by Isle of Wight's incredible inventor and innovator, John Ackroyd.

He was pivotal in projects such as the first city electric car in the 1970s, Thrust 2 which broke the land speed records and many more

An evening with Ackers
On Friday 13th September from 4pm, hear John Ackroyd talk about his career.