The Exhibition Room

Ceramics, sculpture and artwork, come and see what we have next! © Jim Stephenson

Ceramics, sculpture and artwork, come and see what we have next!

We fill our exhibition room up with work by local artists and sculptors, keep your eyes peeled for the latest installation! There's also the possibility of buying some of the artwork on show and taking home with you something really special. Check the events listings below for exhibition dates and details.


50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

50 Things: Bug Hunting © Jim Stephenson

50 Things: Bug Hunting

As well as the things that you can always adventure into at Ormesby Hall, we also have special days when you can come and try something really fun! Geocaching, dam building and bug hunting are all on the list, just check below for details.

Fun Palaces

Fun Palaces at Ormesby Hall © Jim Stephenson

Fun Palaces at Ormesby Hall

To celebrate the Joan Littlewood centenary at the 'spiritual home of modern British theatre' we will host a variety of outdoor family activities in the summer as well as a main event in October.

Lunchtime lectures

Enjoy a fascinating talk at Ormesby Hall © David Levenson

Enjoy a fascinating talk at Ormesby Hall

Our wonderful lunchtime lectures are the perfect opportunity to learn more about Ormesby Hall, the Pennyman family, our railway layouts and many more topics besides. Take a look at the listings below to find a lecture that takes your fancy and contact us to reserve your place.

Fun Palace Thursdays

Come and see what's happening at Ormesby Hall

We are celebrating Ormesby Hall as the 'spiritual home of modern British theatre' with free Fun Palace family activities, including music, dancing, art, ping pong, Xplorer family challenge and more.

 Check the events listing for more information


Take a walk around Ormesby

Try our amazing Pennyman Panorama Walk. You will get the chance to take in some of the scenery here in Ormesby, as well as learn about the Pennyman history by exploring the estate.

WW1 poetry with Ilse Cornwall-Ross

In rememberance

Commemorating WW1 with Ilse Cornwall-Ross by exploring poems written on The Great War and writing poetry based on an introductory talk about Jim Pennyman in WW1 by Mark Whyman. There is a charge of £5 for this event.

15 August, 10am. Please call 01642 328900 to book your place