Plant a Seed for Gender Equality

Plant a Seed for Gender Equality

Almost 100 years after the first British Women won the right to vote in the UK, how important is the movement for women’s equality today? The Pankhursts were among those who led the march to achieve change in the name of gender equality, the influence of which is still with us today. They are daughters of the radical city of Manchester, which has a rich history of political activism and involvement in the struggle to achieve equality for all....

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Events Coordinator

Events Coordinator

Events Coordinator: The Pankhurst Centre and Elizabeth Gaskell’s House We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Events Coordinator to take responsibility for delivering events at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and The Pankhurst Centre. This is an exciting new role working across two major Manchester heritage sites to deliver a programme of events throughout the year. Location: The role is predominantly based at Elizabeth Gaskell’s...

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Sylvia Pankhurst’s Typewriter

Sylvia Pankhurst’s Typewriter

Sylvia Pankhurst’s Typewriter is currently being featured as part of A History of Lancashire in 70 Objects. You can find it on display in the Pankhurst Museum. Born in Old Trafford, Sylvia Pankhurst was one of Manchester’s most disruptive daughters. Daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, the leader of the British suffragette movement, she was introduced at the age of 14 to the women’s suffrage campaign. Dr Helen Pankhurst,...

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What’s it like to volunteer for The Pankhurst?

What’s it like to volunteer for The Pankhurst?

We want you! The Pankhurst volunteers are an amazing, inspiring group of people, without whom we simply would not have been able to achieve what we have. Yet to deliver our plans for the year ahead – we need more of you! We’re looking for volunteers across a number of different skill sets, so if you are interested in finding out more, please do get in touch! Volunteering at The Pankhurst Centre can be an excellent way to enhance your...

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Heritage Open Day 2017

Heritage Open Day 2017

Who inspires you? Come and share your stories of inspirational women this Heritage Open Day, 7 – 10 September, 10am-4pm. 2017 has already seen some wonderful events take place that have put women of great achievement into the limelight. This year the public had the opportunity to celebrate the significant role women have played in Manchester, by voting for their chosen candidate to be commemorated as the first female monument in Manchester...

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