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 What we do We host a programme of talks, arrange visits to places of historic interest and hold an archive of historical documents and photographs.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 are held on the third Tuesday of each month from September to November, on December 5th 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
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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
November 21st - Our next meeting features a talk by Richard Galley on Bedford’s Highlanders. This will be an illustarted talk about the Highland regiments who came to Bedford in the First World War and their experiences in the area. The meeting will be in the Willington Methodist Church, doors open from 7.00 pm for a 7.30 pm start. For news of our summer trips, please click here.
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