Women’s Words Manchester

Women’s Words Manchester

The voices of Women in Manchester need to be heard! With open submissions and workshops lead by writer and lecturer Kate Feld, Women’s Words Mcr was conceived to showcase women, sharing their stories, poems and experiences with the view that archives shouldn’t just be about the past but also about women who are living today. To celebrate the culmination of this year long project we’re inviting everyone to come along to a launch event at...

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Summer activities at The Pankhurst

Summer activities at The Pankhurst

On 17 June we will be taking part in Manchester Day Parade which will weave its way through the heart of the city centre in a fusion of colour, music and dance! With it being the Centenary year we really want to ensure that the Suffragette section is a huge success and there will be a banner making workshop on Monday 11 June from 6pm. Please get in touch if you would like to get involved. Then on 26 July best-selling children’s author Kate...

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New Exhibition: Pankhurst Transformation

New Exhibition: Pankhurst Transformation

Have your say in the future of The Pankhurst Centre! The Pankhurst Centre is hoping to benefit from Heritage Lottery Funding and transform into a bigger, better and more vibrant version of its wonderful self. We’d love to have your say in what the new Pankhurst Centre will be, so we’ll be exhibiting plans for visitors to see and to comment upon, during June and July this year. The plans will be on display in a special exhibition at the...

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RISE VOICE VOTE Youth Project

RISE VOICE VOTE Youth Project

Rise Voice Vote is an inter-generational activist and youth engagement project which brings secondary school students and youth groups together with women’s activist organisations, elected representatives, community activists and the Pankhurst Centre to look at the “Past, Present and Future” of women’s activism and campaigning. The project is being co-ordinated and facilitated for the Pankhurst Centre by Happen Together...

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The Pankhurst Garden

The Pankhurst Garden

Work on a therapeutic garden at the back of the Pankhurst Centre will commence this summer with expected completion in mid-September. The design and structure of the garden is based on Edwardian knot gardens. The restrictions and confinements women were living and fighting against at that time are reflected in the structures of box hedging. The hard structure of the planting pockets will be softened by planting in purple, white and green – the...

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