Women and Power in the South West

This year we're shining a light on the stories of women at National Trust places and commemorating the anniversary of women first getting the vote.

Artists LOW PROFILE piece of work for Women and Power

Women and Power - For Me, For Her, For You  

For me, for her, for you is a seven track audio work by artists LOW PROFILE - weaving together interviews, songs and recorded messages with new sound work by collaborator Neil Rose. It’s best when listened to in order, happy listening.

Photographs from 'First Women UK' exhibition

‘First Women UK’, a photographic exhibition by Anita Corbin

‘First Women UK’ is on display at the Fox Talbot Museum from Saturday 15 September to Sunday 3 February.

Bal Maidens working at St Ives

Women on the Tin Coast: The Double Shift  

Learn more about Bal Maidens that worked on the Tin Coast with our Women on the Tin Coast: The Double Shift programme this year.

The first exhibition in the chapel

Unearthing Hidcote

The doors to the chapel are now open for a brand new exhibition series launching this year.

An old photographic portrait of Kate Hardy, sister to author Thomas Hardy

Women and Power at Hardy's Cottage 

To understand how Thomas Hardy became one of the country’s greatest Victorian writers, we must revisit his childhood. Meet the ‘Hardy women’ who lived at the cottage and discover their inspirational stories.

Sara Coleridge, née Fricker

Romantic Women

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - in the life of this great man were some great women whose stories are rarely told. The tales of their lives and their struggles during Coleridge's time at the cottage are revealed through these guided tours.

Orcombe Point at Exmouth

Edith Pratt OBE, a champion for wartime women

Look back to the First World War when Edith Pratt of Prattshayes forged the way for women in the workplace.