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 What we doWe host a programme of talks, arrange visits to places of historic interest and hold an archive of historical documents and photographs.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 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.
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.
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 familiesTea and cake/organ music in the church by Paul Edwards of Great BarfordAugust 2nd - 6 pm to dusk: Classic Car Rally bring a picnic!See more pictures of our summer visits