First World War remembrance at Ormesby Hall

1914 saw the outbreak of the First World War transforming the country and changing the lives of the nation and those at Ormesby forever.

A cascade of knitted poppies flowing from the dining room table, accompanied by the vicar and church warden

The poppy knitting group

Do you like to knit? Then come along for some knitting and chatting.

Poppies in a field

First World War Remembrance Day at Ormesby Hall

Come along to Ormesby Hall for a day of remembrance activities starting at 12pm until 7.30pm.

Lit beacon against a dark blue sky

Beacon of light at Ormesby Hall

Pay your respects to those who gave their lives for their country during the First World War, with the lighting of a beacon at 7pm.

A copy of an extract of a war widows letter written to Mary Pennyman

Dear Mrs Pennyman; Reflections on Grief Exhibition

Read the letters from Dear Mrs Pennyman and find out what became of the women behind them.