Welcome to the WLHG Website

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Programme    Notice Board    Recordings    Publications

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do: We host a Programme of Talks, arrange visits to places of historic interest and hold an archive of previous talks, historical documents and photographs. Some of our members volunteer at the National Trust Tudor Dovecote and Stables in the village.


When we meet: We hold meetings at 7.30 pm, on the 3rd Tuesday of the month {September – April} in the Methodist Chapel in Willington, and we also run a programme of Summer Excursions as notified to our members by email and on this website’s programme page, or notice board page.


Recordings – Hear our Talks on-line - Free

Talks archive: Access our archive recordings of many of our previous talks.

You will see our catalogue of WLHG talks, arranged by year, click on the title of the talk you wish to hear and playback will begin.


Upcoming Events: Visit the programme page for brief details of our regular meetings. Further details of our talks, visits and other events will be sent to members.


Books we have published: We have produced a number of books about the history of Willington.

Our most recent books are:

“Willington in the First World War” by Rob Bollington


“Henry Clutton: Victorian Architect of Gothic Revival Churches and Country Houses” by Gordon Vowles


You can find a catalogue of, and purchase the books via the Publications Page.

You will also find a link to our supply partner on Amazon. Scroll through the items to find the books you are looking for and buy in the usual way.

(Feel free to stock up on some of the other items as well, while you are there!)


See Also: Notice Board or E-Mail us


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