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Read the latest news and press releases from the Isle of Man Natural History and Antiquarian Society.

Latest News

Buildings at Risk

IoM NHAS and Heritage Trusts etc. launch campaign to publicise Buildings at Risk and issues with Planning and Registered Buildings - details here

 

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 has beenposted to those who weren't able to collect their copies at the AGM.:  More details


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 has been 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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Welcome to the Isle of Man Natural History and Antiquarian Society Website

Our objectives are the advancement of knowledge of natural history and human history and cultural development, especially in the Isle of Man and related countries. 

We organise events throughout the year - excursions in the summer and lectures in the winter.  Some are particularly suitable for children.

We publish many of the lectures in our Proceedings - now known as Isle of Man Studies

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Announcements

Summer 2016 Bulletin

The Summer 2016 bulletin has been circulated by email to members, and can also be read online here.
 


 

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 10th September - Exploration of  19th century St. Marks and its North Wales material connection
Leader: Dr Pat McClure
During his 44 year incumbency as Anglican clergyman in the first half of the 19th century John Thomas Clarke facilitated changes which had somewhat surprising consequences after his wife died in 1862. Archaeologist Pat will lead an easy level walk around the village of St Marks, returning to the church to view two memorials whose meaning is considered in relation to the permanent links created between this family and a secluded village in rural North Wales.  Tea and biscuits in the church afterwards.
2.00pm meet at St. Mark's Church SC295740

Saturday 8th October - Knock-e-Dhooney – Ice Age to the Vikings
Leader: Dave Martin
A walk around parts of Knock-e-Dhooney farm (Andreas), including the effects of glaciation, the Keeill and the Viking Ship Burial. Wear walking boots.
10:30 a.m. – meet at Knock-e-Dhooney (NX 406 023), follow private tarmac farm road North from the coast road opposite Gat-e-Whing, parking available on the farm yard.

 


 

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.