About us

Willington Local History Group (WLHG) exists to promote interest in the history of the Bedfordshire village of Willington and of the surrounding area. What we do We host a programme of talks, arrange visits to places of historic interest and hold an archive of historical documents and photographs. We also support the open days at the National Trust Tudor dovecote and stables in the village. When we meet We normally meet at 7.30 pm in the Methodist Church in Willington.  Meetings in 2019/20 are held on the third Tuesday of each month from September to November, on December 10th and then on the third Tuesday of each month from January to April. Details are on our programme page. The cost of annual membership is £8 per person or you can attend a meeting as a visitor for a small fee.

Recordings

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Willington Local History Group
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Resources and Publications

Our resources page gives access to guides and information about the village and other places of interest. The publications page contains details of books written by our members.
Willington dovecote, stables and church
September 17th - start of new season We start our new programme with a talk by Sue Jarrett about Eaton Socon and the Great North Road. This will begin in Willington Methodist Church with refreshments from 7 pm with the talk starting at 7.30 pm.  We will collect annual subscriptions of £8 pp. To mark the centenary of the end of World War 1, we have produced a commemorative book about what happened to the people of Willington during the war. Copies can be reserved by emailing wlhg@btinternet.com. Click here for a photo of a presentation of half the sale proceeds to the Poppy Appeal.
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