Cardington industrial school

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 What we do We host a programme of talks, arrange visits to places of historic interest and hold an archive of historical documents and photographs.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”. July 1st at 6pm The Wizard of Oz - an open air theatre production. Get tickets here.   July 16/17th - Archaeology Weekend - open to visitors from 1 pm on both days. See trial pits being dug. July 31st  1 to 5 pm - Archaeology: display of finds. Tea and cake/organ music in the church by Alan Childs of Barton-le-Clay. See more pictures of our recent visit to Cardington.
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