Women and Power at Cragside
Home to pioneering industrialist and inventor Lord Armstrong and his wife Lady Margaret Armstrong, Cragside is a feat of Victorian engineering. With the house and landscape designed and created to harness the power of nature, it became the first home in the world to by lit by hydroelectricity. In 2018, which marks 100 years of women's suffrage, this engineering masterpiece becomes the backdrop for the stories and ideas of past, present and future female innovators with two brand new exhibitions
Women of industry: Industrial innovation? and Shining a light on female innovation are running until 4 November 2018
" ‘However high we climb in the pursuit of knowledge we shall still see heights above us, and the more we extend our view, the more conscious we shall be of the immensity which lies beyond’."