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Ilkley Manor House talk will focus on two major shifts of power in the late c19th home

Mark your calendars for a captivating journey into the late 19th-century home!

Professor Abigail Harrison Moore, a renowned expert in 19th-century art and energy history, takes the stage at Ilkley Manor House on Friday, 29 September, from 10:15am to 12:00pm.

This enlightening talk delves into the power shifts of the late 1800s, where women played a pivotal role in shaping energy choices, redefining power dynamics. Explore a world where women led in design and object consumption while witnessing the dawn of gas and electricity.

Visitors can buy tickets for £3 to attend the coffee morning in person. The talk will also be streamed for free on Zoom; reserve your ticket online.

Ilkley Manor House is open on weekends from 11am to 4pm. You can purchase tickets at the Box Office or visit for full booking details.


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