Articles relating to: Suffragette
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.Read the full story..
Given that the last time Meryl Streep appeared in a film scripted by Suffragette writer Abi Morgan it was as Maggie Thatcher in The Iron Lady, you could probably disappear down a very Alice-like rabbit hole pondering the psycho-social implications of her showing up here, albeit briefly, as Emmeline Pankhurst.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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