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 and served by our Business Manager.

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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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Share your vision of our future

Share your vision of our future

What do you think the focus for the next 30 years of the Pankhurst Centre should be? As you will be aware, we are working on ambitious plans for renovating and transforming 60/62 Nelson Street. To secure the funding that we will need for this project we all have to be able to communicate a clear, strong idea of what we want to achieve and why it is important. Below is a draft “Vision for the Pankhurst Centre”, please have a read and then...

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Fawcett Society’s Spirit of Women Changemakers Conference in Manchester

Fawcett Society’s Spirit of Women Changemakers Conference in Manchester

19th November 2016, 10:00-17:00, at The Studio, Manchester This is a ground-breaking conference, part of a wider Spirit of Women initiative to mark and celebrate some women gaining the right to vote in 1918. The day will consist of a mixture of presentations, panel discussions, interactive workshops, networking, and art. The Pankhurst will be represented both through CEO Gail Heath’s place on the panel, and through the workshop ‘Make Change...

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