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Andrew Simcock and Fatima Shahid (Image: Fedo PR, Manchester)

Manchester to unveil Emmeline Pankhurst statue in 2018

The statue will be unveiled in 2018, 100 years since some women first got the vote

Photo: Kurt Adkins @ Wikimedia Commons

Pankhurst Centre raise money for therapeutic garden

The centre aims to raise £20,000 towards the project

Photo: People's History Museum

People’s History Museum to celebrate suffragette centenary

A newly announced programme of events for 2018 will mark 100 years of votes for women with a new exhibition and collaborations with local campaigns

Photo: The Liquor Store First Street

Manchester ‘Walk of Fame’ honours city icons

The temporary ‘Walk of Fame’ installation marks the opening of a new bar

On the week of International Women's Day The Mancunion spoke to Helen Pankhurst the great-grandaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. Photo: The Mancunion

Helen Pankhurst speaks to The Mancunion

For International Women’s Day 2016, the GDI celebrated the history of feminism with a screening of Suffragette. Afterwards we spoke to Helen Pankhurst, great-granddaughter of Emmeline, about how the fight for equality is far from over

Nathan Ives-Moiba as Walter Tull at the Bolton Octagon. photo: Ian Tilton

Theatrical hat-trick: football, suffragettes and heroism at the Octagon

Andrew Georgeson heads to Bolton Octagon to review Tull, a dramatisation of racial struggle