• Sculptors about to unveil designs

    The six shortlisted sculptors for the Emmeline Pankhurst statue project are about to unveil their designs. This will take place beginning in London at the Houses of Parliament on Monday, 27th February. Then they head to HOME in Manchester on the afternoon of Thursday, 2nd March for a question and answer session. The following day […]

  • Calling all sculptors!

    Seventeen sculptors have so far contacted Councillor Andrew Simcock to express an interest in being selected for the Emmeline Pankhurst sculpture project. The statue, which will be unveiled in a prominent Central Manchester location on International Women’s Day 2019 – 8th March – has attracted sculptors from all over the UK plus the United States. […]

  • Emmeline Pankhurst wins vote

    Following the public vote on the shortlisted contenders for the WoManchester Statue, Emmeline Pankhurst was announced as the winner of the public vote.   Councillor Andrew Simcock announced the result at the Manchester City Council meeting on Wednesday 20th January 2016. He pointed out that Mrs Pankhurst had polled more than all the other candidates […]

  • Sculpture Update – Meet the team behind the project

    Andrew Simcock is a Manchester City Councillor. In July 2014 he proposed that a Full Council meeting that the City erect a statue to a ‘woman of significance to Manchester’. This was agreed unanimously. If you are a sculptor interested in this project, please contact Andrew