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Updated January 2018


Wollaton Historical and Conservation Society

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Indoor meetings

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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

Persons attending any event do so at their own risk, please take care, wear suitable footwear on walks, and park considerately.

Guided walks

May to August (times vary)

Walks are free for everone unless otherwise stated

The walk programme for the coming summer is being prepared and details will follow shortly. 


Dovecote Museum

Open April to September on various dates. Now closed for the winter. For full details please open "Wollaton Village Dovecote Museum" or scroll down this page

Free Admission


 The scene in The Scullery at the Dovecote Museum


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

Guided walks free for everyone, unless otherwise stated.


 INDOOR MEETINGS on the 4th Wednesday of the month, September to April (not December) start 7.30pm at St Leonard’s Community Centre:

26th September           David Ratner “A Brief History of the Cromford Canal”

24th October               Robin Macey “Hot Air Balloons”

28th November           Mike Kelley “The Hidden Story Behind 1066”

23rd January 2019      Graham Hayes “Nottingham Then and Now”

27th February          Daryle Greaves“What were the Willoughbys Wearing in the 16th Century? 

27th March                Stephen Flinders “Terror from the Skies”. The night the Zepellins came

24th April                  Annual General Meeting plus “The History of Bolsover Castle” by John Taylor

If you have attended any of our meetings or joined in our walks and wish to make a comment about the speaker, the duration or location of the walk, please contact us via the feedback link. Don't be shy, we want to get our programme right for members and visitors and can't do this without your feedback.

For full details please see local notices or contact us via the feedback link


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