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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Ryde Social Heritage Group will be holding a drop-in day on Saturday 29th April 2017 beginning at 10am. when Mr Richard Smout will lead a Bird Walk around the cemetery.


On Saturday 28 January 18 people met at Ryde Cemetery Heritage and Learning Centre for the RSPB Garden Birdwatch event. Fortunately it was dry and sunny, although rather chilly.


Ryde Social Heritage Group invite you to the annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch at Ryde Cemetery on Saturday 28 January 2017 from 11am to 1pm.


The Robin with it’s distinctive bright red breast, adds to the spectacle of winter and we tend to notice them more in our gardens at this time of year.


On Tuesday morning 15th November 2016, under gloomy skies, our latest Fungi Walk took place at Ryde Cemetery under the guidance of Dr Colin Pope of the Isle of Wight Natural History and Archaeological Society.


Now that the grass has been cut in the conservation area of the cemetery it looks very different, and we can see many things that were previously hidden from view.


RSHG have received another award, a Certificate of Excellence for the South & South East in Bloom, associated with Ryde Cemetery


There is a chill in the air when the sun goes down and the evenings draw in earlier, reminding us it is the end of summer


Join us on Tuesday 2 August. At this time of year the conservation area in the cemetery has so much wild-life, and the butterflies are everywhere.