James Henry Pullen

Inmate – Inventor – Genius

19 June 2018 – 28 October 2018

Without Walls

Disability and Innovation in Building Design

This exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London includes two photographs from the Langdon Down Museum.

Other images in the exhibition include original architectural drawings of the main building and boathouse by Rowland Plumbe.

Exhibition at the V&A on now until 21 October 2018. Rooms 128a & 127.

The Staff of Normansfield 1868 – 1997

4rd Shared Learning Project with the U3A 2017


Researching the staff who worked at Normansfield between 1868 and 1997. Staff duties at Normansfield were very wide-ranging according to the period of time and have covered medical/care staff, farm workers, maintenance staff and teachers.

Results from this project will appear on this website in 2018.

For past U3A projects see here.

Normansfield – Protecting a Theatrical Past

The scenery stored at Normansfield is unique, it’s as remarkable as the theatre itself.

The Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) received £85,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its exciting project: ‘Normansfield – Protecting a Theatrical Past’ in July 2015.