Programme of Events and Meetings

All IWFHS Functions take place on the first Monday of the month, in the Hunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, unless otherwise stated.

Until further notice, the Newport Quay bridge from Sea Street to the quayside is closed pending repairs. If you are coming by car, access to the Riverside is via Fairlee Road, and Seaclose; turn left at the Premier Inn and follow the quayside to the Riverside Centre.

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

DateTimeLocationHosted byTopicSpeakerDescriptionMore Details
2 Jun 2018afternoonNorthwood Cemetery, CowesIWFHSSummer OutingFriends of Northwood CemeteryWe are offering a guided tour of Northwood Cemetery with the opportunity to visit the Heritage Resource Centre. Light refreshments will be provided and included in the price of £5. Contact Hazel Pullen to book.
2 Jul 20187 pm for 7.30 pmHunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR IWFHSNursing in World War IJohn Drewry and castTo commemorate the services of nurses from all organisations, such as the Red Cross, Order of St John, and the Voluntary Aid Detachment, this presentation will support the proposal to erect a Nursing Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum. See Nursing Memorial Appeal
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1 Aug 2018IWFHSWe do not have a meeting in August, as many people are generally on holiday or away during this month
3 Sep 20187 pm for 7.30 pmHunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR IWFHSto be confirmedJennifer Childs
1 Oct 20187 pm for 7.30 pmHunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR IWFHSto be advisedJohn Matthews (former Deputy Coroner of the Isle of Wight)
5 Nov 20187 pm for 7.30 pmHunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR IWFHSto be confirmedto be confirmed
3 Dec 20187 pm for 7.30 pmHunnyhill Room, Riverside Centre, Newport, PO30 2QR IWFHSThe Royal Navy and the Royal Marines on the Isle of WightMike North
Other groups :
DateTimeLocationHosted byTopicSpeakerDescriptionPosterMore Details
9 Jun 2018
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10 Jun 2018
10.30 am to 4 pmRyde Cemetery Heritage CentreRyde Social Heritage GroupRSHG Summer Open Days
'The Lost Churchyard'
'The Lost Children'
'Lost in World War One'
See poster for details
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17 Jul 201811 am to 1 pmRyde Cemetery Heritage CentreRyde Social Heritage GroupButterfly WalkSee poster for details
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16 Aug 201812 noon to 4.00 pmParish Centre, Town Lane, Newport, PO30 1JU.Isle of Wight Postcard ClubThe Annual Isle of Wight Postcard Club's Postcard, Stamp & Ephemera FairCall : 520493 for more details : Admission free