John Margham’s walk and talk

Anyone interested in John’s walk in the Shalfleet area might also enjoy his talk on the same subject to be held at Brading Villa on July 27th.  For details see:

Archaeology walk July16th

You no longer need to book for this walk.  You are welcome just to turn up but check website if weather is poor.

Meet outside Crown Inn as advertised.

Recommended Talks

Tuesday May 10th: ‘Wrecked on the Needles’ by Martin Woodward


Tuesday May 24th: ‘Stonehenge – Old Rocks, New Theories’ by Julian Richards.


See VAT website:

Southampton Visit May14th

A reminder about the Archaeology Section walk round Southampton.  Details in the main programme.

Bird meeting at Culver Down on 24th October 2021

Although it was very windy 12 members met at the far car park on Culver Down for a walk in the area. A Pheasant was walking along the road as I drove along. However, only a few birds appeared in the blustery conditions with Crow, Rook, Jackdaw and Magpie and two Raven. Great Black Backed Gull and Herring Gull patrolled the cliff top, and a Kestrel hung in the wind. At least ten Skylark were either seen or heard and a Meadow Pipit was heard calling. A small flock of Goldfinches were seen near the old coastguard cottages and Blue Tit were in the bushes further along. Whilst preparing to leave the car park at the end of the meeting I saw three Swallows fly by. We also spotted two Red Admiral butterflies and a Speckled Wood. Jackie Hart

New Issue of Recording Now

The latest issue of the Island’s wildlife recording newsletter ‘Recording Now’ is now available here

AGM Postponed

Due to current guidance, our AGM will have to be postponed yet again!

Do keep a look out for a new date to be arranged as soon as conditions allow.

Thankyou for your forebearance.

Book your Webinar tickets

Take up for our special series of Zoom webinars is going well, be sure to register to book your place soon.

The first in the series takes place on Monday 29th March, 19:00hrs.

Find out more about registering, speakers and themes here:

Archaeology Zoom Meeting

On Wednesday March 10th at 10a.m.

A talkvia Zoom by John Talbot, an associate researcher at Oxford University with a particular interest in Iron Age coins. He is going to tell us about his current research into  Durotrigian coins, including his focus on some Isle of Wight hoards.
If you would like to join us, please contact  and we will forward the  Zoom link to you.

IWNHAS e-bulletin_July 2020 out now

Catch up with the news from IWNHAS in our July e-bulletin here: