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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Suffragette Première

Suffragette Première

We’ve done it! Our charity première of Suffragette is a sell-out! THANK YOU to everyone who has bought tickets to support us. On this night, people of Manchester and beyond will come together to celebrate and honour the women chronicled in the film: the Suffragettes who fought for, and won, the vote for women nearly a century ago. We are thrilled that Dr Helen Pankhurst, great granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, will be joining us at the...

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