Women in Power

A series of exciting events...

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To honour the centenary of Nancy Astor becoming the first female MP to take her seat in Parliament, we will be holding a series of Women in Power events to showcase and celebrate women who have become noteworthy within their respective fields. From politicians and journalists to sportswomen and magazine editors, the series itself and the events within it will represent powerful women across various industries and will tell the story of what it takes to become a woman in power from the perspectives of our guest speakers. Probably Cliveden's most famous resident, Nancy Astor made history by being the first female MP to take her seat in Parliament back in 1919!

Women in Power Lunch: In Conversation with Clare Balding
On 8th November, Clare Balding joins us to talk about her career as an award-winning broadcaster and author. Enjoy a delicious two-course lunch in the stunning surroundings of The French Dining Room followed by a Q&A with tea, coffee and petit fours. 
£115 per person
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Exciting additions to this series will be announced soon...
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Past events:
Nancy Astor Afternoon Tea | 8th - 17th March 2019
Women in Power: Lunch with Ann Widdecombe | 10th May 2019
Women in Power: Lunch with Olivia Falcon | 5th June 2019
Women in Power: Afternoon Tea with Elizabeth Day | 19th July 2019

Around the grounds:

'Letters to Nancy' exhibition:
This exhibition unearths letters written to Nancy, from the public, in the controversial run-up to and during her election to parliament.
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'Politics in Art' statue trail:
Take a self-guided tour of Cliveden's statuary collection and understand where political art is positioned across the estate.
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