Hazel Reeves - Rise Up Women - Credit Sue Anders Photography

Pankhurst Statue wins centenary grant

I’m incredibly excited that today the Government has recognised the legacy of Emmeline Pankhurst and Manchester in gaining women’s suffrage, by giving …

Pankhurst Meeting Circle - by Hazel Reeves

The Pankhurst Meeting Circle

At the artists’ briefing, I was struck by Helen Pankhurst’s suggestion that this needs to be a statue where people come together, …

Emmeline Pankhurst sculpture by Hazel Reeves

The Pankhurst maquette: the pose

In “Rise up, women”, I want to convey Emmeline’s vitality, courage, dignity, and beauty, while capturing some of her driven and uncompromising …