Ryde Social Heritage Group research the social history of the citizens of Ryde, Isle of Wight. Documenting their lives, businesses and burial transcriptions.
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While waiting for our next event to be announced why not take a look at (and listen to) our Ryde Heritage Audio Trail?

Ryde Social Heritage Group invite you to carry out your annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch at Ryde Cemetery on Saturday 26 January 2019 from 11am to 1pm.

You are invited to come and join us at our January meeting, and enjoy a talk by Linda Scurr & Simon Dear of the Isle of Wight Record Office, called “The History of Yelf’s Hotel.”

We would like to invite members, friends, and all who are able to spare a while to come along, to join us for our Christmas drop-in on Tuesday 11 December 2018 from 10am till 2pm. at the Ryde Cemetery Heritage & Learning Centre.

We will be be opening the Ryde Cemetery Heritage & Learning Centre for three days each week running up to Remembrance Day, beginning on 23 October, see dates and times on the poster.

All are welcome to come to our AGM on Saturday 13 October 2018, 10:30 am at the George Street Centre Ryde. It’s free for RSHG members and £2 for visitors.

Our Thespian’s will be in Ryde Library on 2 October 2018 at 2pm. with their ‘Meet the Residents’ characters, bringing history to life for your enjoyment.

The Ryde Social Heritage Groups‘ new exhibition called “Celebrating Age”, is in Ryde Library from 1 September 2018. 

The Ryde Social Heritage Groups‘ new exhibition called “Upstairs and Downstairs”, is in Ryde Library from 28 July 2018.

Join us and Richard Smout for a leisurely walk around Ryde Cemetery on Tuesday 17 July. There are many species of Butterflies for you to see, which he will help you to identify.