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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Convoy to Calais

Convoy to Calais

The Pankhurst Trust, Independent Choices, Emmeline’s Panty Parlour, and Manchester Rape Crisis joined together to add our voices to the many who are standing up against the unpleasant and racist rhetoric apparent in the press about Refugees, and to show solidarity to those women and girls who suffer violence before they start their journey, whilst on their journey, and sadly even once they reach the shores of Europe. In just a few short weeks...

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Volunteer Takeover AGM 2016

Volunteer Takeover AGM 2016

Pankhurst volunteers know how to RISE to the challenge, let their VOICEs be heard, and we VOTE for them to do it again. Performances were the theme for the night; starting us off was the fantastic Sacred Heart Choir, featuring some of our own volunteers, followed by features from Jessica Lyon-Wall, Taylor Giacoma and Tuearge, our very own Pauline Omoboye orating her poetry, and the Student Action Band finishing the evening off. The Pankhurst...

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Emmeline’s Pantry Parlour Wins Volunteer Team of the Year

Emmeline’s Pantry Parlour Wins Volunteer Team of the Year

Our very own Emmeline’s Pantry Parlour were nominated and shortlisted for the Volunteer Team category in the Spirit of Manchester Awards 2016, awards celebrating and highlighting all the excellent work being carried out in Manchester’s voluntary and community sector. At the ceremony earlier this month it was announced that they won! A very well done to all the volunteers involved, we at The Pankhurst are very proud of all the hard work you...

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Open Weekend 10th & 11th October 2015

Open Weekend 10th & 11th October 2015

Plans for the weekend?   Come and see where it all began, in the parlour at 62 Nelson Street, where the very first meeting of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) took place: here, at the grade II listed building that is now known as The Pankhurst Centre. Whether you’re anticipating the new film, Suffragette, or still buzzing from the première, come over and see us this weekend, when we’ll be opening our doors to all...

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