|Willen Church Restoration Festival|
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|Willen Church Restoration Festival - June 1970
It was decided to hold a festival to celebrate the successful restoration of the Willen church. It was a remakable feat for a parish which, until 1985, had a population of only 45.
|The festival included a performance by the Alberni String Quartet and a musical entertainment with the Guild of Gentlemen Trumpeters, New Mellstock Band and the Newport Pagnell Singers.
During the festival there was an exhibition on Robert Hooke in the north vestry,
|Click on the control bar to hear Don Beamish's memories of the village festival.
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