Tag: Emmeline Pankhurst

Jul 08
A life-sized LEGO suffragette is coming to Manchester on Emmeline Pankhurst’s birthday

This brilliant life-sized statue of a suffragette made entirely from LEGO is to go on…

Mar 05
How to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 in Manchester

It’s International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March, the annual event that celebrates…

Dec 17
Emmeline Pankhurst documentary sent to ALL Manchester high schools after suffragette statue unveiled

The award-winning documentary on Emmeline Pankhurst that played out as the new statue…

Dec 13
Our Emmeline is the first female statue to be unveiled in Manchester since 1901

On Friday 14th December, a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst will be unveiled to the public…

Sep 14
This week’s good news: garden celebrating suffragette movement opens thanks to public backing

A new garden has been opened at the Pankhurst Centre, the former home of suffragette…

Jun 21
Move over Madchester: Galchester celebrates the creative women of Manchester

Galchester is no ordinary magazine. It’s a colourful, book-sized publication by…

Jun 19
From the city of Pankhurst with love: the heartfelt handwritten message inspiring Manchester

When Donald Trump was inaugurated in January 2017, many took to the streets in…

Jun 04
Our Emmeline: a new documentary proving “one woman can change everything”

Everybody knows her name. We know bits about her. She lived in Moss Side. She was a…

Jan 29
The week in good news: heroes, heroines and honours

When spring still seems far away and stress levels get difficult to handle, a weekly…

Jan 23
Sex and the city: Manchester celebrates 100 years of radical women

Manchester has a history of radical women. The city has had an established suffrage…

Dec 16
Manchester wins government funding for Pankhurst Centre and statue

Manchester is to receive £370,000 from the government’s Centenary Cities Fund…

Sep 05
Women of Manchester invited to share their stories for suffragette celebration

February 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act…

Aug 25
Help bring a historic suffragette banner back to Manchester

The People’s History Museum is calling on the public to help it bring home a rare…

Apr 18
Lost records reveal history of women’s trades unions in Manchester

A website on the history of Manchester and Salford Women’s Trades Union Council is to…

Apr 05
Emmeline Pankhurst unveiled as Manchester’s first female statue for more than 100 years

Sculptor Hazel Reeves has been announced as the designer who will create the new…

Jan 25
WONDER WOMEN: for superheroines and demi-goddesses!

Manchester’s annual feminist festival returns this March for the fourth year running…

May 04
Manchester Histories Festival – celebrating the past and illuminating the present

The fourth Manchester Histories Festival returns to Greater Manchester from 3-12 June 2016

Feb 25
Wonder Women 2016: Thoroughly Feminist Manchester

Manchester has historically been and currently is a base for campaigning, creative and…

Jan 22
Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst To Be Honoured With Statue

Mrs Pankhurst has won the vote to be the subject of the first woman to be honoured…

Oct 15
Film Review: Suffragette at HOME

Manchester is steeped in history, not least when it comes to women’s rights.

Jul 14
36 Great Things Manchester Gifted The World

Manchester has given the world many great things over the years...