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Emmeline Pankhurst statue unveiling!
December 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Programme for the day:
The unveiling of Hazel Reeves’ ‘Rise Up Women’ statue of Emmeline Pankhurst will take place in St Peter’s Square, Manchester on Friday 14th December 2018 at 1pm.
Marchers will be rallying at two iconic locations
10.30 a.m. Gather at The Pankhurst Centre and The People’s History Museum
11.00 a.m. Marchers set off with others joining singing Suffragette anthem ‘March of The Women’, and ‘Nana was a Suffragette’.
11.45 a.m. Marchers arrive in St Peter’s Square
11.15: MC opens proceedings in St Peter’s Square
Film: Emmeline Pankhurst:The Making of a Militant,
The ceremony begins at midday
12.00 p.m. Manchester Community Choir
The Pankhurst Anthem by the Gurt Lush amateur choir
The speeches begin
12.15 p.m. Welcome
12.45 p.m. The Lord Mayor
Flash Mob sings The Pankhurst Anthem 12.50 p.m. The crowd sing The Pankhurst Anthem
Unveiling 13.00 p.m. The statue is unveiled
Performance by Royal Northern College of Music Brass