19th September 2019
Wentworth Woodhouse: Women in Engineering
Come and explore the exciting reality of engineering in heritage regeneration at Wentworth Woodhouse - 'the UK's largest restoration project' (BBC, 2018). FREE
Meet some of the inspirational women working on the project and hear about the day to day activities their incredible jobs entail. Then have a private tour around the site and rooftops to gain a unique insight into the scale of this historic undertaking and the expertise involved, from the ladies leading it! Learn about some remarkable women engineers from the past with experts from the Women's Engineering Society Centenary Trail Society and the Electrifying Women Project, then chat with the engineers involved in the £150 million restoration. Finally, enjoy lunch in beautiful historic surroundings. This is a limited activity as the scaffolding is temporary so don't miss out on this awe inspiring opportunity!
Venue: The Mansion, Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S62 7TQ
Thursday 19 September: 0900-1300
Go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-in-engineering-at-wentworth-woodhouse-tickets-71271764767
Wentworth Elsecar Great Place & Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust & Women's Engineering Society