Alison and Antonia Morbey

Alison & Antonia Morbey

The Morbey family have owned The Old Hall since the 1830’s with each generation adding their own unique character to the property. Alison, lovingly known as Mrs M by the team here, remains head of the house and manages all development projects, as well as the interior and landscape design at our beautiful venue. Antonia is responsible for all day to day runnings and operations, and caringly looks after our whole team. Fuelled by passion, Antonia is very hands on and creates a happy and loving atmosphere for our guests.

Laura General Manager

Laura Daraskevice - General Manager

Laura puts guest experiences at the centre of all we do here and makes sure that all of our team live and breathe the same sentiment. Laura understands the importance of every event we hold here, and this drives her to ensure each occasion, from Weddings to Sunday lunches, is an experience not to be missed.

Billy Balaam - Head Chef

Having joined in 2015, Billy creates and develops all of our menus and cooks delicious dishes for our fine dining evenings alongside our weddings and events. Using local and seasonal produce, Billy ensures each event has the personal touch and his precision and attention to detail is evident in his presentation.

amy royal - head of events

Amy Royal - Head of Events

Amy heads up our ever growing events team, training them to the highest standards and ensuring every event here runs like clockwork. She shows incredible passion for each and every event we host, and creates our fantastic calendar of in-house events, showing great creativity - there's nothing she can't do!

Becca Haswell - Events & Sales Administrator

Becca is the first person almost all of our customers will meet or speak to at The Old Hall Ely. Her knowledge is second to none, and coupled with her incredible, positive attitude, she always endeavours to inspire and support our couples and guests. You'll always have a stress free experience with Becca's support!

The Team

Amanda Clarke - Events Manager

Amanda is one of our most versatile Event Managers, having worked across multiple sectors in her career. Amanda shows incredible care and dedication, and coupled with her vibrant personality and passion for all things events, she is an absolute asset to our team.

Emma Flodman - Weddings & Events Operations Manager

Emma has vast knowledge and experience in the wedding industry as well as restaurant service. Bringing her unique perspective to our team, Emma elevates guest experience and supports our team to always achieving exceptional service for our guests.

kirsty martin - events manager

Kirsty Martin - Events Manager

Kirsty is a long-standing, and key member of our team. She arrives every day with a fantastic attitude and plays a vital role in supporting our guests throughout their events and occasions. Her breadth of knowledge of the business and passion for weddings always gives her a great advantage when planning events for all occasions.

tammy coppen - events support

Tammy Coppen - Events Support

If you're getting married here with us, Tammy knows all the in's and out's of The Old Hall Ely, having been here since 2015. She is often heavily involved in all of our weddings as a massive support to the couple and key member of the Events Team on the day.

Amelia Pilgrim - Corporate Development Manager

Amelia ensures the highest of standards are met for all of our corporate events and showcases how amazing the team can accommodate any corporate need, from small meeting rooms to large scale awards ceremonies. Amelia is also responsible for our well known Christmas and New Year's Eve parties, she sure does know how to throw a fantastic party!

Emily, Marketing Executive at The Old Hall Ely

Emily Palmer - Marketing Executive

Having worked with us for some years in a front of house position, Emily always arrived with a positive attitude and eager to learn more, leading to her promotion to Marketing Executive. Emily is our creative powerhouse, designing everything from menus to social media content. She is passionate about art and design and showcases it though many outlets here at The Old Hall Ely.

nick king - in house accountant

Nick King - In House Accountant

Nick has been with us since 2019 and is a valued member of the team. You’ll receive your invoices from Nick and may speak to him if you ever have a query or need any clarity. He’s incredibly efficient at processing and making sure our event payment schedules remain on track.

gill beeton - pa

Gill Beeton - PA to the Proprietor

Gill joined the team in 2016 and supports our entire team from venue operations to office co-ordination. Gill also sends all of the Contracts to our couples and ensures the process is stress free. Gill actually married with us in 2013, giving her a real advantage when she is asked for her advice from couples about their wedding plans.     

rasa - head of housekeeping

Rasa Brickuviene - Head of Housekeeping

Rasa is in charge of maintaining our high standards of cleanliness throughout the house. She busily manages a team of ten housekeepers with the help of supervisors Annie and Saida. As you’ll notice when you visit we have many antiques, and Rasa makes sure they all get the attention they deserve to continue to look their finest.

adrian groundskeeper

Adrian Dixon - Grounds Keeper

Adrian is a very well loved member of the family here. He is always cheerful and really enjoys working here. He looks after our grounds, something we all take great pride in. From implementing sustainable practices, to creating the most scenic topiary gardens, Adrian can do it all.

front of house and bar team

Front of House & Bar Team

Our team come from a wealth of experience and put customer service at the top of everything they do. From serving your wedding breakfast to making delicious cocktails, our highly trained team ensure every occasion is unique.