The Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Project moves on to an exciting new phase.
Hazel Reeves is now confirmed as the sculptor with her ‘chair’ design Rise Up Women winning the public vote and securing the unanimous support of the judging panel.
As part of the fundraising for the statue campaign the 40 cm high maquette of the design is now available in a limited edition of twelve.
Two have already been purchased leaving ten to be sold.
The two options available are:
Become a gold sponsor of the statue project and in return for a donation of £10,000 you will receive:
- a limited edition bronze maquette “Rise up, women” (40 cm high)
- a small plaque to go on the maquette acknowledging you are an Our Emmeline Statue Gold Sponsor
- invitations to key Project special events, including the unveiling
- credit on the Our Emmeline Statue Project website as a Gold Sponsor
Purchase a limited edition of the maquette for £7,700
In either case Hazel Reeves will provide:
- small ‘care’ pack, including small tin of wax, paintbrush
- Certificate of Authenticity
To enquire please contact Andrew Simcock . Andrew is Chair of the Emmeline Pankhurst statue campaign.
The Womanchester statue campaign was launched in 2014 with the objective of creating a statue of a woman of significance to Manchester. After a vote on the short list, Emmeline Pankhurst was chosen in a public vote of over 5,000 people.
The total cost of the statue project is £300,000 which includes an extensive community engagement and education project which will see Hazel Reeves meeting schools, women’s groups and other community groups.
Hazel Reeves is renowned for her Sir Nigel Gresley statue at Kings Cross station in London. unveiled in 2016, the creator of The Flying Scotsman is depicted in bronze on the new concourse.