All IWFHS Functions take place on the first Monday of the month, in the Hunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, unless otherwise stated.
Doors open at 7 pm and speakers will begin at 7.30 pm. Members = £1.00. Non-members = £2.00.
The Programme Secretary is Mrs Hazel Pullen. If you have any suggestions for future talks, please contact her using this link : Programme Secretary
Parking at the Riverside Centre : If you come by car, don't forget to sign the visitors' book at the reception window and give your car registration number,
as the Riverside Centre have now introduced vehicle clamping to dissuade casual parking at the Centre.
For details of other National Groups' events see GENEVA - An online calendar of GENealogical EVents and Activities
|Date||Time||Location||Hosted by||Topic||Speaker||Description||More Details|
|3 Apr 2017||7 pm for 7.30 pm||Hunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR||IWFHS||Made on the Isle of Wight||David L Williams||David Williams will be speaking about his new book, entitled Made on the Isle of Wight|
|13 May 2017||10.30 am to 5.00 pm||The Riverside Centre, Newport, Isle of Wight||IWFHS||AGM and One Day Conference
"Born on the Isle of Wight - and what happened next ?"
|Dr Kevin Towner |
|"Born on the Isle of Wight - and what happened next ?" |
... Our general theme this year is related to anything to do with emigration, or the lives of Islanders, famous or not ... details have yet to be finalised, and we shall invite other local groups to present similarly themed displays.
Conference web page
|17 Jun 2017||10.30 am for 11.00||St John's Church, Northwood, Isle of Wight||IWFHS||SUMMER OUTING to Northwood Church||A tour of the historic church at Northwood, with refreshments as well. £4 donation; contact Hazel Pullen for more details. An optional tour of Northwood Cemetery is possible.|
|3 Jul 2017||7 pm for 7.30 pm||Hunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR||IWFHS||Dave Hollis||The history of Brighstone Stores|
|4 Sep 2017||7 pm for 7.30 pm||Hunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR||IWFHS||Newtown and Porchfield||Keir Foss|
|2 Oct 2017||7 pm for 7.30 pm||Hunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR||IWFHS||The Classic Boat Museum||Rosemary Joy|
|6 Nov 2017||7 pm for 7.30 pm||Hunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR||IWFHS||'Meet the Residents' - of Ryde||A group from Ryde Social Heritage Group||Some of Ryde's former residents come back to life to tell us of their lives at home and work.|
|Other groups :|
|Date||Time||Location||Hosted by||Topic||Speaker||Description||Poster||More Details|
|31 Mar 2017||7.00 pm||St Edmund's Church, Church Road, Wootton||The Friends of St Edmunds||Island Underworld - 800 years of Criminal History||Mei Trow||See poster|| |
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|8 Apr 2017||10.30 am to 12.30 pm||George Street Centre, George Street, Ryde||Ryde Social Heritage Group||Report on the Group's activities, followed by talk "An Island Legacy" by Ken Hicks||RSHG / Ken Hicks||See poster for details|| |
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