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Monthly Meetings You are Welcome to Join Us

We meet on the first Friday of every month, at 4:30pm in the Free Church Hall, Cubbington Road, Lillington.
CV32 7AL. Light refreshments are available from 4pm.

Remembering Lillington - stories of this area in We Remember

For more events and news see our Facebook page.
September Meeting Friday 1st September, 2017

Reports on the year's activities and election of officers.
Bowls Club
The AGM will be followed by a talk on LILLINGTON SPORTS CLUBS given by Peter Coulls, including material from the collections of the late Elaine Rumary.

4:30pm Lillington Free Church Hall
Refreshments available from 4pm.
New Members Welcome The Society has a growing membership and new members are warmly welcomed to our meetings. Membership subscription is £12 per annum or £1 paid at each meeting.

Members do not have to have any expertise in Lillington and its history, but an interest in finding out about the area and taking steps to preserve it for future generations.
Can You Help? May 8th, 1945
VE Day in Avondale Road

A gathering at the end of Avondale Road on VE Day, with houses in Telford Avenue visible behind (right click to open the full size image).
VE Day 1945
Do you recognise anyone in this photo? Peter Coulls would be very pleased to hear from you if you have any information.
On Wednesday 26th July, 2017, a tour of Princethorpe College and Chapel, meeting at the College at 6pm, £2 per head. If you would like to join the tour, please  contact  Margaret Rushton.
Newsletter We publish a newsletter three times a year, with articles, images and information about all aspects of Lillington history - buildings, people, places, reminiscences in A4 colour format, and also available to download. If you would be able to contribute an item, the editor will be pleased to hear from you.

"New Light on Lillington Church" is a recently-published illustrated history and guide to the parish church of St Mary Magdalene, twenty four pages in colour and soft covers, price £3.75 including UK postage and packing.

Available from the author, Richard Taulbut, 9 The Greenways, Lillington, Leamington Spa. CV32 7AF. Cheques payable to 'Lillington PCC'.