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 What we doWe host a programme of talks, arrange visits to places of historic interest and hold an archive of historical documents and photographs.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.
October 18th - AGM followed by snapshots and stories - a miscellany of village history.Coffee and tea will be served from 7.00 pm and the AGM will start at 7.30 pm. We anticipate this will take roughly half an hour. Snapshots and stories relating to the village will follow. Please note that this meeting and our meetings in November and December 2016 will be in the Peace Memorial Hall, Willington. We are posting recordings of some of our talks on Soundcloud.To access a recent talk, click here.