It is with regret that we have taken the decision to postpone the trip to the Natural History Museum, London due to take place on 3rd June.

We are hoping to re-schedule the visit for 2021.

Maggie will be in touch shortly with those that have booked on the trip.

Stay safe and well.

Sad News

We are very sad to report the death of Diane Wilson-Greene, a long-time stalwart of the Archaeology section.  She had been ill for some time and will be much missed.


In line with IWNHAS policy all Archaeology meetings are cancelled until further notice.

COVID-19 restrictions update

Cancellation of all IWNHAS meetings until further notice

We regret that due to COVID-19 restrictions we have cancelled ALL Society meetings (both indoor and outdoor) until further notice

Conference POSTPONED

It is with regret that we have to postpone the forthcoming IWNHAS Conference – Sat 4th April and ‘Bioblitz’ on Sunday 5th April due to the coronavirus emergency.

We are hopeful that we can reschedule the conference for Spring 2021. (more…)

Wednesday March 18th


Geophysics (Res only) at the Garlic Farm.  Usual arrangements.

Archaeology talk cancelled

The talk planned for March 21st has been cancelled because of the current situation.

Conference – Saturday 4th April

Visit for tickets to our forthcoming conference ‘Environmental Change on the Isle of Wight: past, present & future’ on Saturday 4th April 2020 at The Riverside Centre.

There’s a packed programme for this special event featuring local and regional speakers and national experts all with knowledge of the Island (more…)

Wednesday March 11th

Geophysics – both machines – at the Garlic Farm.

Usual arrangements.

Native Species Conservation Evening – March 2nd

As part of the IW Zoo’s WildHeart Trust project, a Native Species Conservation evening is being held next Monday – March 2nd, 18:30 – 12:30hrs at The Zoo Cafe.

Dr. Jon Fishman, volunteer with the Isle of Wight Red Squirrel Trust and Richard Grogan, lead officer for the IOW AONB, will be speaking about Red Squirrel Conservation and the new Biosphere Reserve Status for the Island.

All ages welcome. Refreshments will be available.

No need to book. The evening will be run on a voluntary donation basis  (£5 per person suggested) and the proceeds from this will go to the IW Red Squirrel Trust and the Isle of Wight Natural History and Archaeological Society (many thanks to the IW Biosphere team for nominating IWNHAS).