Ben Rouse was appointed High Sheriff of the Isle of Wight for the year 2017-2018.
The roles and responsibilities of the High Sheriff on the Isle of Wight along with some history of the Shrievalty.
The High Sheriffs’ Trust makes small, but vital, grants to benefit Island charities and community groups.
Official opening by TV presenter, Dan Snow, of the Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum at Arreton Barns Craft Village.
Major General Martin White CB, CBE, JP, HM Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight and President of the Maritime Archaeology Trust will be presiding.
Morning: attending first HS Trust meeting at Newport Police Station
Evening: Joining the Isle of Wight German Twinning Association’s visit by people from Coburg at the Coburg Kinder-und Jugendtheater performance evening at Winchester House, Shanklin.
Evening: Official opening, by Major General Martin White CB, CBE, JP, HM Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, of the exhibition to celebrate the bicentenary of Shanklin Chine.