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Emmeline Pankshurst commission

The final clay Our Emmeline - sculpture by Hazel Reeves and photo by Nigel Kingston

Our Emmeline: unveiling plans

UNVEILING ‘Rise up, women’ Statue of Emmeline Pankhurst Friday 14 December Between no.s 1 & 2 St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 3DE …

Hazel Reeves - Rise Up Women

Happy #Vote100

Today I’m in Manchester, joining the celebrations of the centenary of some women gaining the vote. I hope you get a chance …

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 …

Emmeline Pankhurst - sculpture by Hazel Reeves

Emmeline Pankhurst commission

  Since 2014, Councillor Andrew Simcock has been leading the WoManchester Statue project to erect a statue of a woman of significance …