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July 2018

July 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Suffragette Sleepout in aid of Emmeline’s Pantry

Join Emmeline's Pantry for a night under the stars with a difference! A sponsored sleepout to fundraise for Emmeline's Pantry, a local women's food bank that supports struggling and vulnerable women across Manchester. The evening will include entertainment, live music and food. Register for your sleep out by the 20th June or pop along for the evening activities  and buy a ticket at the door. To register contact or find Emmeline's Pantry on facebook.

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July 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our Emmeline – Stone Circle Unveiling

The stone meeting circle that will surround the Our Emmeline statue is unveiled on the 160th birthday of Emmeline Pankhurst! • The Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor June Hitchins, will perform the unveiling ceremony • Dr Helen Pankhurst, Great Granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, will be in attendance and will talk about the statue and its significance • Sculptor Hazel Reeves will be talking about this important next step in her work to create Our Emmeline • The sixty strong Nottingham…

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July 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

enJOY arts – First in the Fight – Performance at Heaton Park by the lake

Join enJOY arts and Herizons Creative Women's Group for 'First in the Fight' - a celebratory performance commemorating Heaton Park's proud suffragette history! We'll be meeting by the lake to recreate moments from an historic suffrage rally held at the park, before inviting you to join us in marching to the very spot where Emmeline Pankhurst obstructed a tram as part of the campaign. With rousing original songs and captivating drama, this free community performance is sure to re-ignite the…

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October 2018

October 7, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Still I Rise – Trail around Manchester Art Gallery

As Manchester marks the centenary of women’s suffrage, The Travelling Heritage Bureau, a powerful collective of international women artists based in the North West, are coming together to create a pop-up, interactive trail around Manchester Art Gallery. With film, sculpture, textiles, painting, music and poetry with cultural influences from Africa, Asia, Latin America and beyond, the women will lead you on a joyful journey of resistance, creativity and hope with echoes of women’s struggles across the world to be represented,…

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October 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wiki-Edit-a-thon at Pankhurst Centre

Global Wiki Edit-a-Thon The Zebra Partnership have joined forces with a variety of organisations to host a communal wiki update on 8-9 October 2018 to improve the coverage of women and diversity on Wikipedia. The Pankhurst Centre have kindly agreed to be the Zebra Hub on 9th October. Wikipedia is the first to admit that they have some big gender and diversity gaps. In 2011 only 10% of wiki contributors were female and in 2018 only 17% of entries are…

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November 2018

November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In Conversation; Vote vs Voice

Whilst Members of parliament have fought for change within political systems, activists throughout history have fought outside of democratic processes and some times outside of the law. On this special Radical Late opening at PHM, Baroness Janet Royall will be in conversation with Shami Chakrabati MP, Niku Archer from activist group Sisters Uncut, and suffragette historian June Purvis to debate the most effective methods of campaigning. This event with be BSL interpreted. Part of our year long programme exploring the…

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December 2018

December 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Celebration Event – Central Library

Manchester Central Library, performance space Friday 14 December 13:00-16:00 This event in Central Library will showcase the amazing archives we have which illustrate the effort made to win the vote for women. Make a handcrafted rosette with your own suffragette message of hope and equality 100 years on! Let's celebrate together, December 14th 1918, which is 100 years since women over 30 were able to vote in this country. “BORN A REBEL" free film screening 2pm and 3pm Showing women’s…

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