Since the first Games, the event has moved around a number of the bigger islands, with some having hosted the Games on two occasions. NatWest have supported the Games as main sponsor since 1999.
Shetland hosted the 2005 NatWest Island Games, from 9th - 15th July 2005.
- Inaugural Inter-Island Games - Isle of Man 1985
- Second Island Games - Guernsey 1987
- Third Island Games - Faroe Islands 1989
- Forth Island Games - Aland Islands 1991
- Fifth Island Games - Isle of Wight 1993
- Sixth Island Games - Gibraltar 1995
- Seventh Island Games - Jersey 1997
- NatWest Island Games VIII - Gotland 1999
- NatWest Island Games IX - Isle of Man 2001
- NatWest Island Games X - Guernsey 2003
- NatWest Island Games XI - Shetland 2005
- NatWest Island Games XII - Rhodes 2007
- NatWest Island Games XIII - Aland 2009
- NatWest Island Games XIV - Isle of Wight 2011
- NatWest Island Games XV - Bermuda 2013
- NatWest Island Games XVI - Jersey 2015
- NatWest Island Games XVII - Gotland 2017
- NatWest International Island Games XVIII - Gibraltar 2019
- (The 2021 Games was postponed during the Covid-19 pandemic)
- NatWest International Island Games XIX - Guernsey 2023
Old Games photos
On the pages above are various images of Shetland team members at previous Games. If you have any old Games photographs to add to our archives on this website please get in touch using the Contact Us link. Of particular interest are photos from the 2005 Games in Shetland; and photos from the first ten years of the Games, from 1985 to 1995.