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Patron:  Lord Middleton

Registered Charity No 501862


Website updated  March 2020

Due to the latest news regarding the continued spread of coronavirus the committee has decided to CANCEL ALL MEETINGS until further notice

If you would like us to keep in touch with you by e-mail please let us have your e-mail address via the Feedback page.


Mission Statement:

The Society exists to protect and enhance the principal Conservation Areas which include the Village core and Wollaton Park. In order to do that the Society encourages historic research and seeks to encourage people living in all parts of Wollaton and Wollaton Park to learn more about the history of the area and thereby to help ensure its survival and conservation.

In order to achieve that, the Society holds a number of talks on local history during winter months and, in the summer, in addition to opening the Dovecote Museum, provides a number of guided walks around the area of greater Wollaton and visits to other historical sites of interest.

wollaton village square


THE SOCIETY'S ACTIVITIES (currently suspended due to spread of coronavirus)

INDOOR MEETINGS with a guest speaker, on the 4th Wednesday of the month September to April (not December), 7.30pm at St Leonard's Community Centre, Bramote Lane, Wollaton (opposite Wollaton Library) NG8 2ND Free for Society members, £2 non members.

GUIDED WALKS May to August (day of the week, place and times vary - please see the Current Programme and Activities pages). They're free and everyone is welcome.

Wollaton Historical & Conservation Society does not accept liability for any accident, loss or damage to members or visitors during its advertised activities


VISITS The Society arranges occasional visits to places of historic interest. Members and guests pay for transport and an entry fee where applicable.




dictated by Ron Cruxon


Wollaton Historical & Conservation Society is delighted to announce that the Dovecote Museum garden has received a prestigious Green Flag award for 2019 in recognition of achieving the national standard for parks and green spaces. 

The Dovecote now has its own website which is still under construction. 

Managed by volunteers, the Dovecote Museum is open to the public on the 2nd Sunday of the month and other occasions, 2.00-4.30pm May to September inclusive and other dates through the year depending on other local activities. A guided Walk around the village leaves the museum at 3.00pm. Free admission, free walk, donations welcome.

By bus: No 30 to "Wollaton Admiral Rodney" stop and

The Two "Birdsall Avenue" stop.

Also open for Heritage Weekend
and by special request for groups.
 In addition the museum welcomes group visits by prior arrangement. Please contact us via the feedback page for details.

The News, Calendar and Next Event pages offer further information about forthcoming events and notes about current historical projects being undertaken by the Society.



 Please contact us via the Feedback page

 MEMBERSHIP:  £5  per head renewable in April or by standing order, or at any time during the year to the following April.


For more information about the Dovecote Museum 


For general enquiries please contact the Society's Secretary Angela Gilbert via the feedback link



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