Celebrating 100 years of votes for women

Celebrating 100 years of votes for women

In 2018 we will be celebrating 100 years of the first women’s right to vote in the UK. We are commemorating this with a series of creative activities and events (watch this space!) that will celebrate the achievement of the incredible women who won the vote, culminating in a submission to the Heritage Lottery Fund for c £2.6 million to protect and restore the heritage, history and architecture of 60-62 Nelson Street. As part of the...

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Fundraising and development manager

Fundraising and development manager

Are you who we’re looking for? The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid  – PTMWA) has big plans for transforming The Pankhurst Centre and is looking for a Fundraising and Development Manager to help realise these ambitions. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for developing and supporting the organisation’s heritage fundraising and development strategies during this exciting phase of The...

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Now open Sundays

Now open Sundays

We are now open on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 1-4pm   Our first Sunday opening on the 12th March coincided with @Manchester IWD Festival and saw the return of a young women claiming not only to be the third and forgotten daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst but the ‘best one’ to boot. I think her name was Adela … although she looked remarkably like live performance artist (and Pankhurst heritage volunteer) Charlotte...

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Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s Day 2017

Where better to bring, quite possibly, the strongest women in your life for Mother’s Day? On Sunday 26th March we will be serving afternoon tea with cakes and scones provided by the Soroptimists. We are open from 1pm until 4pm, come along and bring your Mum!

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Sunday 23rd April

Sunday 23rd April

Dr. Alison Ronan will give a talk and present a short film about the Women’s Peace Crusade of 1917-18, including a re-enactment of a rally held in Alexandra Park, Whalley Range. This is a free event.  Copies of Ali’s book about the Crusade will be on sale for £5. Oh, and look out for the Pankhurst tour guides who were moonlighting as extras in the filming, those Pankhurst women get everywhere!

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