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Upcoming events

Melford Hall Art Fair

Sun 26 May 2019
12:00-17:00
Melford Hall's Art Fair is not only an opportunity to view and buy the paintings of a group of East Anglian artists, but also to meet them as they demonstrate their skills.

Conservation in action

Wed 29 May 2019
13:00-16:00
Meet our conservation staff and volunteers who will demonstrate and explain the work that goes to keep the collections at Melford Hall looking their best

Books - a Friday afternoon talk

Fri 31 May 2019
15:00-15:30
Our Friday afternoon talks provide unique insights into the many facets of our collection at Melford Hall.

Humour in Melford Hall's paintings - a Friday afternoon talk

Fri 07 Jun 2019
15:00-15:30
A talk revealing some of the more light-hearted references found in our Paintings collection at Melford Hall. Highlighting subtle humour, hidden features and designs amusing to modern eyes, our tour will travel throughout the House to find the...

Melford Hall's Railway Walk

Sat 08 Jun 2019
10:30-13:00
A popular guided walk taking in some railway and village history as well as both some modern archaeology and the natural beauty of the Suffolk countryside.

Beatrix Potter - The Melford Hall Connection

Wed 12 Jun 2019
12:00-17:00
An exhibition, in our Banqueting House, of facsimile sketches by Beatrix Potter. These sketches drawn whilst visiting her cousins, the Hyde Parkers, are inspired by Melford Hall and the surrounding area.
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Eating and shopping

The Old Kitchen Café at Melford Hall

A fresh new kitchen 

Visit the newly re-furbished 'Old Kitchen Café' to find an enhanced food offering with an option for hot light lunches.

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History

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Groups

Visitors enjoying Melford

Bring your group 

Whether you're interested in art, naval millitary history or Beatrix Potter there's something for every member of your group at our special place.

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Our work

Painting of Sir Thomas Savage

Discovery of a long lost owner 

Discover the story of a portrait fallen foul to mistaken identity. Thought to be the 17th-century Archbishop of York the subject was an entirely different great from our past.

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Get involved

Volunteering at Melford Hall

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Melford Hall on the National Trust Collections website