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Hundred women to run shoulder-to-shoulder in Great Manchester Run

The event will celebrate one hundred years since some women got the vote and will raise awareness about social injustices faced by women everyday

Photo: Tandem PR

Liverpool Sound City reveals collaboration with Stealing Sheep

The collaboration is co-commissioned by Sound City Innovation Partner Edge Hill University and Brighter Sound

The Olive Gatherers 1889 Photo: Manchester Art Gallery

Renewed female representation: ‘Painting Light and Hope’

Nearly a century since Annie Swynnerton was first exhibited at the Manchester Art Gallery, they pay homage to her legacy as part of the Wonder Woman Festival running across Manchester

Suffragettes 1908 Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Wonder Women 2018

We look ahead to the the feminist festival taking over of Manchester through an innovative series of exhibitions, performances and discussions

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

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