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Updated September  2019


Wollaton Historical and Conservation Society

Guided walks, Dovecote Museum, and indoor meetings

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Guided walks

Walks are free for everone unless otherwise stated

Wednesday 12th June WHATEVER THE WEATHER A WALK WILL HAPPEN THIS EVENING:   Meet 7.00pm outside Wollaton Library, Bramcote Lane. 

Wednesday 26th June: Via the Canal to the Hemlock Stone and site of Bramcote Hills Ho. Meet 7.00pm at Latimer Dr off Grangewood Rd. (2 hours +)

Tuesday 20th August:  Tour of Walled Garden. Meet 7.00pm Communities Car Park by entrance to Mr Mans.(1 hour +).  

Dovecote Museum

Open 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Free Admission + guided walk around Wollaton village at 3.00pm

Sunday 28th April: Radio Nottingham Big Day Out

Sunday 12th May: Grand Opening  by Ninya Mikhaila  2.15 pm with drinks and nibbles: All Welcome

Sunday 9th June:

Sunday 14th July:

Sunday 11th August: Traditional WI Market

 Sunday 8th September

 Sunday 15th September:  Heritage Weekend

 The scene in The Scullery at the Dovecote Museum

Indoor meetings

4th Wednesday of the month September to April (not December)

7.30pm at St Leonard's Community Centre, Bramcote Lane, Wollaton (opposite the library)

Free for members, £2 visitors


September 25th  James Wright. “English Medieval Castles” How people lived in them.

October 23rd   David Mooney, “History of Busking” History of street performers with some live demonstrations!

November 27th  Danny Wells. “Victorians and Christmas”.


January 22nd  Micheal Kirkby. “Nottingham verses the Zulu”

Feburary 26th  Ninya Mikhaila. “The typical Tudor” and their clothes.  

March 25th  Mathew Morris. “Rediscovering Greyfriars” where Richard III was buried.

April 22nd  The AGM followed by: Bob Massey. “Violet Jessop” Titanic and Britannic survivor.


Membership of the Society costs £5 for the year starting April.

Guided walks free for everyone, unless otherwise stated.



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