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Patron:  Lord Middleton

Registered Charity No 501862

Website updated: March 2024

Indoor meetings with guest speakers are free for members. Guests are welcome and pay £3 on the door. If you would like the join the Society and support our research, local activities and uphold the requirements of the Conservation Area, please see the Members 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


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, currently £3 non members. (Car park at rear. Also accessible by NCT bus No 30, get off at the Admiral Rodney stop at Wollaton Library, or The Two, get of at Birdsall Avenue, walk back to Wollaton Road, then follow the road to the Admiral Rodney and turn right on to Bramcote Lane)

GUIDED WALKS May to July - They are free and everyone is welcome.

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



Wollaton Village Dovecote Musem
Managed by volunteers, the Dovecote Museum is open to the public on the 2nd Sunday of the month 2.00-4.30pm May to September inclusive, also other times by arrangement. Pleae check the Dovecote page for details. A guided Walk around the village leaves the museum at 3.15pm. 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: £7.50per head per year, renewable in April.


For general enquiries please contact the Society via the feedback link


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

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