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Summer 2016 Excursions

See Events (main menu) for the Summer 2016 excursion programme or Click here for the Summer excursion programme in PDF form


Isle of Man Studies

Isle of Man Studies vol XIV (Proceedings of the IoM NHAS 2015-16) was published on 19 March 2016, and will shortly be posted to those who weren't able to collect their copies at the AGM.:  More details

Winter 2015/16 Programme published

See Events (main menu) for the Winter 2015/2016 lecture/excursion programme or Click here for the Winter 2015/2016 programme in PDF form
 

Field trip to Anglesey (provisionally 9-13 May 2016)

Click here to view the exciting programme to see natural and man-made history on "the other Mona".
 

Student Bursaries

The Society awards student bursaries of £250 each year.  For more information, and details of how to apply, see the Marshall Cubbon Student Bursaries page.
 

Traditional Buildings of Mann

Traditional Buildings of Mann is a new initiative, which aims to encourage local communities to take a more active interest in the traditional buildings in their area. Please visit the project website, or download a copy of our leaflet, for more information about the project and for details about getting involved. You can also read about the project in an article which was published in the Isle of Man Examiner. Please join us in learning more about the Island's traditional buildings.

Isle of Man Studies

Isle of Man Studies vol XIV (Proceedings of the IoM NHAS 2015-16) was published on 19 March 2016, and will shortly be posted to those who weren't able to collect their copies at the AGM.:  More details

Please contact the Membership Secretary for more information about ordering your copy of recent Proceedings.

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Summer 2016 Excursions

See Events (main menu) for the Summer 2016 excursion programme or Click here for the Summer excursion programme in PDF form

 

Forthcoming Events


Saturday 18 June - Three "Legs" in Maughold
Leaders: Prof. Mark Noel  & Tony Cain
Maughold contains many ancient sites;  we will do walks over fields to three of them with Prof Mark Noel leading us to Keeill Michael & Keeill Chiggyrt and Tony Cain to Gob ny Garvan. Courtesy of the owners and farmers  Michael Whipp,  Edward & John Quayle,  Keith, Pam and Anna Kerruish. Wear walking boots and bring picnic lunch.
Meet 10.30am Ballaglass Glen Car Park SC467898 to share cars to Barony for walk to Barony Hill, returning to the car park for picnic lunch.  Depart Ballaglass Glen Car park 1.30pm to proceed to Ballafayle parking on roadside at SC480898. Participants can join the walk for morning or afternoon or both.

Saturday 2 July - Narradale - Abbeylands, Commons and Orchids
Leader: Paul Quayle
Following his talk on the formation of the commons Paul will lead us on a "gingerly" exploration of Abbeylands up the lower part of the Narradale step road to view the Commons and Cronk Sumark from a distance, visit some little known historic "pillars" whose origins are open to debate and hear about the "Black Doors".  Hopefully verge side orchids will oblige en route. Wear walking boots. 
2pm Meet at Ginger Hall SC394945

 


 

Student Bursaries

Applications for the 2016 Marshal Cubbon Student Bursaries have now closed.

For more information, and details of how to apply for the 2017 bursaries, see the Marshall Cubbon Student Bursaries page.