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Job Opportunity

Friends of Ingestre Orangery are looking to add a Site Supervisor to the team to maintain the security and maintenance of the buildings and grounds. Having been sympathetically restored this... Read more>>

Join the Orangery Team

We are recruiting!  We are looking to add a Business Administration Co-ordinator to our team to be the first point of contact for enquiries and to take charge of our... Read more>>

The Pleasure Grounds

Ingestre Orangery launches its contemporary Art Programme ‘Pleasure Ground’ addressing the site’s history through three contemporary artists’ residencies and an exhibition event.  The project is funded by Arts Council England... Read more>>

Moving into the Light

The last week in May the Orangery at Ingestre was fortunate to welcome a group of Staffordshire based artists to display an exhibition of beautifully crafted work in celebration of... Read more>>

Trustee Opportunity with the Orangery

Come with us through the looking glass to magical place where you can create, learn, reflect and celebrate. The opportunity The Friends of Ingestre Orangery are looking to recruit a... Read more>>

Love My Dress Feature

We are delighted to have been featured in Love My Dress for one of our most recent wedding shoots! Ingestre Orangery Romantic Autumn Wedding "These beautiful images bring back such... Read more>>

Amazing News

The Orangery has received a funding boost! The Orangery is among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund... Read more>>

Welcome Back to the Orangery

Its been a while we know.. We are delighted to announce that the Orangery will be opening its grounds to the public once again!  Whats the plan? We are reopening... Read more>>

Culture recovery funding

Culture Recovery Funding will support The Orangery at Ingestre to recover from the impact of COVID-19 The Orangery will receive vital funds to support business plan development and income diversification... Read more>>

The About Face Exhibition

"Who would try to put together an art and poetry exhibition in 2020?!" Written by Lisa Johnston (About Face Curator) The Brilliant 'About Face' Exhibition came to the Orangery in... Read more>>

Top tips if your wedding is postponed due to Coronavirus

Some brilliant bits of advice from one of our Wedding Coordinators Lynsey. If you, or somebody you know has, had a wedding affected due to the pandemic this blog may... Read more>>

Thank you

Our year has come to an end a little earlier than planned. It’s been a difficult time for everyone and we have worked hard to continue to offer a service... Read more>>

Something to look forward to

Things to look forward to As the autumnal season takes hold and the nights get colder we at the Orangery are busy planning the next two months. As many of... Read more>>

Wellbeing Weekend

Hello everyone,  It has been a busy old time here at the Orangery recently but it’s safe to say we have been a lot more relaxed than usual…. let me... Read more>>

Whats been going on?

Where did the summer go?  As many of you will know we are finally back! The Orangery has been a hive of activity since reopening at the beginning of August... Read more>>

Changing with the times

Volunteers Week 2020 (1st - 7th June) was a great chance for us to catch up with our trustees and volunteers. This national event usually enables charities like ours to... Read more>>

The tadpoles still have no legs! The lockdown diary of a volunteer

With most of our volunteers unable to visit the Orangery at the moment, we asked them what they are enjoying doing during lockdown. For many, spending time in the garden... Read more>>

Creative friends are inspired by the lockdown

Poetry then and now Exactly a year ago we were celebrating Staffordshire Day at the newly restored Orangery with a group of poets (is there a collective noun?) who helped... Read more>>

Rehearsing in lockdown – Chetwynd

'We invite you to bathe your senses in this imperfect but heart-felt rendition across the centuries from one time of relative isolation to another'. Chetwynd chamber choir find new ways... Read more>>

Staffordshire Day photography exhibition by Fred Pratt

In the first of our digital celebrations of Staffordshire to coincide with Staffordshire Day, local photographer Fred Pratt selects some of his favourite images of the county. Fred has recently... Read more>>

The Ingestre Orangery: Heritage Pod Development - This project is part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development