• 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 […]

  • Emmeline Pankhurst statue meeting circle to be unveiled on Sunday, 15th July 2018

    Date: Sunday 15 July 2018 Time: 11am Location: St Peter’s Square On site contact: Laura Sullivan, 0773 474 9995 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 […]

  • Emmeline Pankhurst Statue secures planning permission

    At last week’s meeting of the Manchester City Council Planning Committee the application for the Emmeline Pankhurst statue was granted. This means that the unveiling can go ahead on Friday, 14th December 2018 – the 100th anniversary of some women voting for the first time in a British General Election. Eleven year old Fatima Shahid […]

  • Centenary Cities Funds Emmeline Pankhurst Statue

    Centenary Cities Funding Centenary Cities funding from the Government Equality Office has enabled the Emmeline Pankhurst Statue campaign to bring forward the unveiling date to 14th December 2018.   Sculptor Hazel Reeves with Andrew Simcock and the Emmeline Pankhurst Statue maquette (photo Sue Anders) www.womanchesterstatue.org  @OurEmmeline The campaign The Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Campaign, which has […]