Willen through the ages

Village fete in the late 1960's

The village fete has played an important part in country life since earliest times. Here the people of Willen are enjoying themselves in the field next to the farm buildings just north of Brook Farm on the 1881 map, now the site of Corbett Close.
Click here to hear about Willen barn dances.
These two characters are Bert and Sid, two of the earliest monks to be part of the newly founded Society of the Sacred Mission. They were well known for mixing and having a good time.
...and Click here to hear about the music festivals!