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Latest News

Winter 2016-17 Lectures

See Events (main menu) for the Winter 2016-17 programme or Click here for the Winter programme in PDF form
 

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
 

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

Autumn 2016 Newsletter

The Autumn 2016 newsletter has been posted to all members, and circulated by email to those who have provided their email address; it can also be read online here.
 


 

Winter 2016-17 Lectures

See Events (main menu) for the Winter 2016-17 programme or Click here for the Winter programme in PDF form

 

Forthcoming Events

Saturday 22 October
Bernard Osborne:  The Role of the Postal Service for Internees during the First and Second World Wars
Bernard Osborne will draw on his research and that of members of the Isle of Man Postal History Society over the last seven years, which culminated in a book on the subject published by the Society in 2015. It will highlight the vital role that letters and other postal material to and from internees on the Island played in their wellbeing and morale and feature the appearance and content of a selection of these items, which travelled not only to allied destinations but also to the heart of belligerent or neutral nations and occupied territories.

 
Saturday 26 November
Charles Guard:  Building the Calf Lighthouses
Charles Guard looks at the documentary evidence in the National Archives of Scotland concerning the construction of the Georgian lighthouses on the Calf of Man, and uncovers tales of sabotage, conflict and delays from two centuries ago.

ALL LECTURES ARE HELD IN THE MANX MUSEUM, DOUGLAS AT 2.30 P.M. FOLLOWED BY TEA (AGM 25 MARCH 2017 at 2.00pm)

 


 

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.