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

Latest News

Tynwald Select Committee on Built Heritage 2022

The Society made an initial submission to the Tynwald Select Committee on Built Heritage 2022, a copy of our submission can be read here.

 

Alliance for Building Conservation (ABC) / Buildings at Risk

More information on the Alliance for Building Conservation (which IoMNHAS founded) and the Buildings at Risk articles here
 

Isle of Man Studies

Isle of Man Studies vol XVII (Proceedings of the IoM NHAS 2019-21) was published 30th November 2021, and has been posted to subscribing members. 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 XVII (Proceedings of the IoM NHAS 2019-2021) was published 30th Npvember 2021, and has been posted to subscribing members.  More details

Please contact the Hon Librarian for more information about ordering a 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 PROGRAMME 2022

 
Saturday 6th August “Marine Drive Butterflies”
Leader Gail Jeffcoate
This AFTERNOON walk along Marine Drive, which is a good place for butterflies, will also look at the plants they depend on, as larvae (caterpillars) and as adult butterflies. Target species for the walk include Grayling and Small Copper. Bring binoculars, especially if you have close-focus ones.
Meeting Place Marine Drive Car Park SC 382742 for 1.30pm start
 
Thursday 18th August “Tynwald”
Leader Steve Wright
An AFTERNOON guided tour of Tynwald (approx 1½hrs) will take you through the history of the oldest continuous parliament in the world. You can sit in the House of Keys and Tynwald chambers, and hear about the debates and reforms which have made the Isle of Man unique. Please advise Excursion Secretary in advance of any mobility issues as there are several steps.
Meeting Place Legislative Buildings, Finch Road, Douglas SC 380756 for 2.30pm start
 

Isle of Man Studies (Proceedings IoMNHAS) vol XVII

Distribution of vol XVII has started; copies for subscribing members will be available at the AGM, and any not collected by the end of the AGM will be posted. Life Members have been sent an order form.

 

Alliance for Building Conservation (ABC) / Buildings at Risk

A full archive of the Buildings at Risk articles, and background information on the Alliance for Building Conservation (which IoMNHAS founded) can be found on ABC's website www.abc.org.im

 

Student Bursaries

Applications for the 2022 bursaries are now closed. For more information, please see the Marshall Cubbon Student Bursaries page.