Pannett Park

Whitby's Town Park - Home to Whitby Museum and Art Gallery

Events and Activities at Pannett Park 2017

As well as our regular volunteer gardening sessions, other events and activities are held throughout the year at Pannett Park.

Please find details of all our up and coming events below:

Pannett Park entered 

Yorkshire in Bloom 2017

Judging took place on

19th July

our judge was Chris Beard

Results in September

The Friends of Pannett Park

Pannett Day

Postponed until

Wednesday 16th August

11 to 3

Picnic in the park

A family fun day

Games & Competitions

Music & Drama

Craft activities


Nature walks

Museum Tea Room open

Xporer Events in the Park

16th August

23rd August

30th August

The Friends of Pannett Park


Wednesday 25th October

11 to 1

The Friends of Pannett Park

Open Meetings 2017

Wednesdays,4 pm

Normanby Room, Whitby Museum

29th March

21st June - AGM

18th October

 Exhibitions in Pannett Art Gallery 2017

  Fylingdales Group of Artists 20 June - 23 July

 Curating space 25 July – 3 September

Northern Connection 2 (Leeds Fine Artists) 5 September - 8 October

 Gifted (craft exhibition) 10 October – 19 November

  Permanent collection 24 November – Spring 2018 


Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society Lecture programme


Date                                       Subject                                                                     Speaker


Wed 27 September         Linthorpe Pottery                                                       Ian Stubbs

                                                                                     (Former Curator, Dorman Museum)

 Wed 25 October              Coastal Erosion                                                    Dr Nick Rosser

                                                                                                           (Durham University)

 Wed 22 November          Shandy Hall & Tristram Shandy                          Patrick Wildgust

                                                                                                       (Laurence Sterne Trust)

All start at 2.15pm in the Normanby Room & last around 1 hour.

Free to WLPS members or £1.00 for non-members.

 The current exhibition in the Costume Gallery is

"From Fancy Shoes to Fisherman's Boots - 200 Years of Whitby Footwear"


 An illustrated talk by Serena Partridge about her meticulously stitched artworks, inspired by costume & storytelling, with a particular emphasis on shoes.

Saturday 30th September 2 pm in the Normanby Room

Tickets £4


If your group would like to organise an event in Pannett Park please contact Chris Roe, Area Parks Officer, on 01723 232588 or email