• Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Unveiling – 14th December 2018

    The Emmeline Pankhurst Statue will be unveiled on Friday, 14th December 2018 – one hundred years to the day from some women voting for the first time in a British General Election. It will be the first statue of a woman unveiled in Manchester in 117 years – Queen Victoria in Piccadilly Gardens being the […]

  • Meeting Circle Unveiled

    The Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Meeting Circle was unveiled on Sunday, 15th July 2018. This is a white Portland stone which will surround the statue when that is installed in December 2018. The location is St Peter’s Square, Manchester. The unveiling ceremony is here:        

  • Meeting circle construction starts

    On Monday, 9th July 2018, work began on the meeting circle which will surround the Emmeline Pankhurst statue. Made from white Portland stone from the Lovell quarry near Corfe Castle in Dorset the meeting circle has been created by Tilley Stonemasons from Brighton. They have worked with sculptor Hazel Reeves on other projects including the […]

  • Wythenshawe Safe Spots visit Hazel Reeves

    On June 12th 2018 a group of female Manchester City Councillors and representatives from Wythenshawe Safe Spots, a domestic abuse charity, visited Hazel Reeves. Hazel is the sculptor working on the Emmeline Pankhurst statue project. At her West Sussex studio she greeted her visitors and explained the traditional process of statue making. View the resulting […]