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 3/4

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 sign up by contacting us to reserve your place.

Upstairs and Downstairs

Peep inside areas not usually on the visitor route, get a glimpse inside closed cupboards and drawers. Look into storerooms & cellars and places not normally seen. The ideal event for all those curious souls out there.

1-3pm Friday 25 July. Contact us to book your place

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.

There were our own, there were the others

In rememberance

A WWI commemorative event and country walk. Poet Ken Cockburn leads this free event, following on from the morning lecture. Expect a fairly level country walk to Stewart Park and back.