Suffragettes Articles

Review: Sylvia

Review: Sylvia

Sylvia, a hip-hop musical which casts Black actors as the Suffragettes, is having its world premiere at the Old Vic
Artefact of the Week: Emmeline Pankhurt statue

Artefact of the Week: Emmeline Pankhurt statue

In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Bella Jewell looks to the new Emmeline Pankhurst Statue; only the second statue of a female in Manchester… does this mark a moment of change in the representation of women?
Maintaining the Mancunian link with women’s suffrage

Maintaining the Mancunian link with women’s suffrage

Emily Broncz speaks with Dr Tessa Chynoweth about the Centenary exhibition at The Pankhurst Centre and why it is important to remember women’s suffrage here in Manchester
Suffragette’s force-feeding letter goes on display in Manchester

Suffragette’s force-feeding letter goes on display in Manchester

A collection of objects giving insight into the Suffragette movement 100 years on will go on display in the People’s History Museum
Hundred women to run shoulder-to-shoulder in Great Manchester Run

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
Renewed female representation: ‘Painting Light and Hope’

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
Liverpool Sound City reveals collaboration with Stealing Sheep

Liverpool Sound City reveals collaboration with Stealing Sheep

The collaboration is co-commissioned by Sound City Innovation Partner Edge Hill University and Brighter Sound
Wonder Women 2018

Wonder Women 2018

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

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

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

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

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