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Review: Suffragette, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

March 15, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Suffragette, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

Manchester was the birthplace of the women’s suffrage movement so it was fitting that, on International Women’s Day, in the centenary of the first women to be given the vote (but only those over 30, mind, and if they owned property), the Pankhurst Trust held a special showing of the 2015 film Suffragette.

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Upfront & Onside: The Women’s Football Conference, National Football Museum, Manchester

Review: The Women’s Football Conference, National Football Museum, Manchester

March 15, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Women’s Football Conference, National Football Museum, Manchester

When I was little, I played football for my primary school in North London.

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Centenary of Female Suffrage: how is Manchester marking the anniversary?

January 16, 2018 Comments Off on Centenary of Female Suffrage: how is Manchester marking the anniversary?

2018 is a significant year for Manchester. The birthplace of the suffragette movement, founded by Emmeline Pankhurst in 1903 at her family home just off Oxford Road, the city holds a prominent – and proud – place in political history.

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Suffragette bike tour of Manchester

On yer bike: modern day suffragettes campaign for safer cycling

March 12, 2016 Comments Off on On yer bike: modern day suffragettes campaign for safer cycling

As the celebrations got under way for this week’s International Women’s Day, I led 20 women in tweeds, sizeable Edwardian hats and scarves on a Suffragette bike tour of Manchester, organised by transport charity Sustrans and Manchester Bike Tours.

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