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 What we doWe host a programme of talks, arrange visits to places of historic interest and hold an archive of historical documents and photographs.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 meetWe normally meet at 7.30 pm in the Methodist Church in Willington. However, in October, November and December 2016 we will meet at the Willington Peace Memorial Hall, while the Methodist Church is refurbished. 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.
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.
November 15th - The life and landscapes of Capability Brown by Dorothy JamiesonThis talk will be our contribution to the three hundredth anniversary of Capability Brown.Coffee and tea will be served from 7.00 pm and the meeting will start at 7.30 pm. Please note that this meeting and our meeting in December 2016 will be in the Peace Memorial Hall, Willington.To access a recent talk, click here.To access the chairman’s report given at the 2016 AGM, click here.