• 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

  • Cycle update- Meet the team

    Andrew Simcock – cycling slowly from Lands End to John O’Groats. Departs Lands End at 9.00 a.m. on Wednesday 3rd June. Day 1 – Lands End to Truro at an average speed of 12 mph – if that’s for you contact Andrew at andrew4didsbury@gmail.com Day one devoted to the memory of Sunny Lowry Day 2 […]