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:

The Friends of Pannett Park

Easter in the Park

 Wednesday 12th April  

11 to 1.30

Easter egg rolling

Plant & book stalls

Easter egg hunt



SBC Community Sports

   Date                 Venue                           Meeting place                Time            Cost


  11/04/2017     Pannett Park       Opposite the play park         10.30 - 2     £1 per map

                                                       at the side of the museum                    


  19/04/2017     Pannett Park       Opposite the play park         10.30 - 2      £1 per map

                                                       at the side of the museum



Pannett Park has entered 

Yorkshire in Bloom 2017

Judging will take place in


The Friends of Pannett Park

Pannett Day

Wednesday 26th July

11 to 3

Picnic in the park

A family fun day

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

Whitby Art Society  31 March – 7 May      

 Whitby Community College 13 – 21 May

 Staithes Group selling exhibition 26 May - 18 June

 Fylingdales Group of Artists 20 June - 23 July

 Painting Exhibition 25 July – 27 Aug

 Leeds Fine Artists` 29 Aug – 1 Oct

 Gifted (craft exhibition) 3 Oct – 5 Nov

 Christmas Display 10 Nov – 10 Dec

 Permanent collection 15th December – Spring 2018 


Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society Lecture programme


Date                                       Subject                                                                     Speaker

 Wed 29 March                Mark Senior, the Painter                                           Andrew Clay

                                                                                                                         (Woodend Creative)

 Wed 26 April                   Mr Stewart & the Romanovs                                     Peter Rogers  

                                                                                                                     (Burnby Hall Gardens)

 Wed 24 May                   How Travelling Made Me a Photographer                 Paul Wilson  

                                                                                                                     (The Victorian Image)

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 Strene 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".


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