Wentworth Woodhouse: Women in Engineering

19th September 2019

Wentworth Woodhouse

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 

Opening Times

Thursday 19 September: 0900-1300

Booking Details

Pre-booking: Required
Go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-in-engineering-at-wentworth-woodhouse-tickets-71271764767

Additional Information


Organised by

Wentworth Elsecar Great Place & Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust & Women's Engineering Society