The Pankhurst Centenary Launch Party

The Pankhurst Centenary Launch Party

The Pankhurst Trust is kicking off 2018 in style with a house party at Emmeline Pankhurst’s former home to launch the centenary year of the first women achieving the right to vote in the UK, with special guest Julie Hesmondhalgh, in collaboration with Girl Gang Manchester. 2018 is a significant year for the Pankhurst Centre as we look back over the past 100 years and celebrate all of the incredible women who have fought for women’s rights,...

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An incredible year for the Pankhurst Trust!

An incredible year for the Pankhurst Trust!

A festive AGM on 6 December was a fitting way to celebrate a year of achievements for The Pankhurst Centre and Manchester Women’s Aid. PTMWA Chair Louise Sutherland introduced guests Katie Ghose – campaigner, lawyer and Chief Executive of the Women’s Aid Federation of England, and Dr Kate Cook who heads up the Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre at Manchester Metropolitan University and is an extensive researcher on the law on...

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Haiku Competition!

Haiku Competition!

The women rise up red roses among the thorns in a wild garden We want your haiku! We’re running a competition to celebrate the finale of The History of Lancashire in 70 Objects project, which featured Sylvia Pankhurst’s typewriter from our collection, and we’re looking for a winning haiku from you. As we’re launching the competition on Lancashire Day, and in honour of our next project here at the Pankhurst Centre – a beautiful...

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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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