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|
|6 Mar 2017||7 pm for 7.30 pm||Hunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR||IWFHS||The changing face of the Isle of Wight||Brian Greening||An illustrated tour of the Island using Brian's collection of historic photos|
|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||St John's Church, Northwood, Isle of Wight||IWFHS||SUMMER OUTING to Northwood Church||Details of this Saturday visit will be published in due course|
|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|
|12 Nov 2016|
11 Mar 2017
|See brochure||See Brochure for locations||WEA Isle of Wight||The WEA programme for 2016-17 contains some talks which may interest members, on Island related subjects. See the brochure for details and how to book and pay. WEA Brochure 2016-17||Richard Smout; John Medland||Richard Smout talks about Diaries and Diarists on 11 Feb 2017 in Brading; John Medland talks on the development of Island towns in two sessions on 12 Nov 2016 and 11 Mar 2017, in Newport.|
|11 Mar 2017||10.00 am to 1.00 pm||Congregational Church Hall, Pyle Street, Newport PO30 1UH||WEA Isle of Wight||Development of the Island's Towns after 1700||John Medland||Second of two sessions on the development of the towns of the Isle of Wight. This session starts in 1700, looks at the mushrooming of resorts in the nineteenth century and brings us up to present times.|| |
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|Contact: Margaret Rylands 529589 : Fee £9.95|