To commemorate 100 years of women gaining the first vote we're revealing the hidden stories of women during the eighteenth century at Berrington. Discover stories of the lives, loves and losses of women both upstairs and downstairs.
South Essex College of Further & Higher Education Costume Construction Course Project: costume exhibition of traditional historical costume based on research from The Workhouse Southwell from Lady Laura Ridding to nurses and teacher to paupers.
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild's collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon.
For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups will be reunited and displayed together at Waddesdon Manor.
Michael Eden's work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art. For this solo exhibition Eden, formerly a potter, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means.
Lost Voices explores the experiences of women whose stories were not heard, and which are often lost to us today because of their age, status or means. Installations across Quarry Bank will bring their voices to life.
Designers Peter Thwaites and Rebecca Aird have been commissioned to create a collection of modern hand-printed fabrics and wallpapers for Standen, using inspiration gathered by visitors, volunteers and staff. See their designs in our newly opened...
When Margaret Greville died in 1942, she left not only Polesden Lacey to the National Trust, but also her London home as well as their contents. A collection of over 9,000 items is now housed at Polesden Lacey.
Visit this brand new exhibition to discover how Thomas Chippendale made his name: from the publication of his pattern book of furniture designs to masterminding entire rooms in the latest 18th century fashions for Rowland Winn at Nostell.
After a year being cared for behind the scenes while the roof was being repaired the fashion collection is back with a bang and will be showing how women's fashion became politicised during the campaign for women's suffrage.
Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes, left a tremendous legacy. Join us to discover the trail she blazed in women's golf in the 1920s and her role in creating the stunning famous garden here.
A new exhibition in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery showcasing diverse portraits of influential women who have made an outstanding contribution to art and culture, from Judi Dench to Amy Winehouse and J.K. Rowling.
A visit to the house brings to life the Hoare family's 'golden path' to success and its influence on Stourhead. The showrooms and basement interactive area illuminate key parts of their story including: the role of the family bank, building a...
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of women securing the vote, 'I Dare' tells the story of how, in 1931, the 'straightforward and modest' Ida Copeland defeated fascist Oswald Mosley to become MP for Stoke-on-Trent.
A new exhibition will share the experiences of women who worked in some of Newcastle's most iconic industrial environments, exploring the contribution women made to industry at a time of major societal shift
Tribe is a collaborative exhibition of photography by mid-career professional artists. Their work is a narrative, addressing issues of family, history, love and loss.
The artists are a group of women from all over the US.
The photographic work of Karen Knorr is our second exhibition in the 2018 Women and Power celebration.
Her work arises out of cultural research she undertakes and is in response to traditions, materials, furniture and ways of living.
Discover the remarkable life and achievements of a pioneering woman who lived at Petworth around the 1800s. This interactive exhibition includes a reimagining of the laboratory she developed at Petworth.
New exhibitions, Edy Craig: Women, Suffrage and the Theatre and The Shakespearean Lectures of Ellen Terry will be on display at Smallhythe Place celebrating the women of Smallhythe in the Suffrage movement.
Alan Gardner, John Turner, Martin Colley and John Fretwell are local artists who particularly enjoy working with watercolours and pastels. They take their inspiration from landscapes and wildlife and this exhibition reflects their love of the...
Patricia Lane works mainly in acrylics producing dramatic landscape images that are bold in colour and rich in texture. We are very pleased that Patricia has decided to exhibit with us this year and hope that many visitors will take the...
Come and see 10 different local artists' work all part of West Berkshire Open Studios in this very special setting. Talk to the artists about their creations, see what has inspired them and perhaps buy something special too.
We Love heathland! Come along to Knoll Beach and discover more about the surrounding heathland and the organisations that help look after it. Get hands on with our wildlife activities and head over the heath on a landrover safari.
There's more to Wimpole than you might think! Explore the further reaches of our estate on this guided photography walk through woods and fields. If you choose, you can enter our photographic competition and you might see your pictures displayed!