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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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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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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