Pledge your support to The Pankhurst Centre

Pledge your support to The Pankhurst Centre

The Pankhurst Centre is in dire need of funding, and this year, during the centenary of Votes for Women, we are determined to change its fortunes. The demand for the museum this year has been overwhelming, yet with lack of funding or sufficient staffing, we are still only able to open to the public once a week, with the addition of two Sunday afternoons a month. We have an exceptional volunteer team and awareness of our need for funding is...

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We need your help!

We need your help!

We’re looking for Ambassadors for our Some Women project, which is creating an archive of Manchester’s Vote100 events. Please contact Tessa Chynoweth (t.chynoweth@manchesterwomensaid.org) if you’re...

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2018: The Story So Far…

2018: The Story So Far…

The Pankhurst Trust has had quite a remarkable start to 2018, taking its place right at the heart of the nation’s centenary celebrations of the first women achieving the right to vote. As part of this we have put in place an active media campaign to not only mark this historical Vote100 moment, but to also raise awareness of our plans to secure the future of the Pankhurst Centre.  Our vision is to transform our small museum into a place that...

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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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