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Suffragette City: People’s History Museum, Manchester

Dec 4, 2018 No Comments

A new exhibit at the People’s History Museum in Manchester offers a stark reminder of what women went through to secure the vote. 

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Review: Suffragette, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

Mar 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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Film review: Suffragette

Oct 10, 2015 Comments Off on Film review: Suffragette

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.

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