The Pennoyer Centre
The award-winning Pennoyer Centre is a business, heritage, education and community venue in Pulham St Mary, south Norfolk. Based in a restored 15th Century Guild Chapel and Victorian School, the Centre is open to the public six days a week.
Within the Centre there are various spaces available to hire for business meetings, seminars, training courses and conferences. We also offer one of the few IT Training Suites in south Norfolk. Our corporate hire rates are very competitive; if you are looking for venue hire for your business we have all the facilities you need.
We are conveniently located between Ipswich and Norwich and close to the A140. Information about room hire, and the excellent conference facilities and services to support your corporate meeting, along with room layouts etc, can be found in our Venue Booking section.
Our popular licensed café serves great coffee, and freshly cooked light meals, with ingredients sourced as locally as possible; our range of home-made cakes is second to none. Please look at our café page for special events and offers.
The Pennoyer Centre is a stylish wedding venue in South Norfolk and is wonderful for private parties, birthdays and celebrations. Our tranquil, elegant Guild Chapel is licensed for civil ceremonies, and it’s a great space to hire for a party or wedding reception. With a full range of catering options available, your wedding or special celebration can be tailored to fit you perfectly.
A wide range of events, activities and groups run at the Centre – please see our What’s On pages for details.
The Centre’s restoration was largely funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and our fascinating history is interpreted in our Heritage Gallery. Here you can find out about Centre’s origins as a medieval Guild Chapel, discover more about William Pennoyer, who gave the Centre its name, or learn about the giant airships that were based at RNAS Pulham from WWI onwards. Please see our history pages for more information.