At Kelmscott Manor

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 What we do We host a programme of talks, arrange visits to places of historic interest and hold an archive of historical documents and photographs.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 meet 7.30 pm in the Methodist Church in Willington.  Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month from September to November, on the second Tuesday of December 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 £6 per person or you can attend a meeting as a visitor for £2.
Willington Local History Group
© WLHG, 2016

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 20th 2016: talk by local historian, Gordon Vowles - “a virtual tour of some Bedfordshire churches”. August 28th  1 to 5 pm   Learn how the dovecote and stables came to the National Trust thanks to the Orlebar and Godber families Tea and cake/organ music in the church by Paul Edwards of Great Barford August 2nd - 6 pm to dusk: Classic Car Rally bring a picnic! See more pictures of our summer visits
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