Portrait head of Emmeline Pankhurst by Hazel Reeves

NEW: Emmeline portrait

  As the sculptor of the Our Emmeline statue, I’ve chosen to support two Manchester-based rights charities with a share of the proceeds from a new bronze life-size portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst. As a token of my appreciation for their valuable work, ten percent of the sales price will be …

NEW: Rise up, women (II)

The Our Emmeline statue was unveiled 14 December 2018, 100 years to the day that the first women voted. I have produced …

Hazel Reeves - Rise Up Women

Rise up, women (I)

This is the initial design, or maquette, for the Emmeline Pankhurst statue ‘Rise up, women’, affectionately known as Our Emmeline. Visit the …

Hazel featured in AS News

  Earlier this year Sally Dickinson visited my studio to interview me about what it’s like to be a sculptor with Axial …

Cracker Packers statue in Carlisle

Cracker Packers on Ch 5

Fond memories. Just watched ‘Secrets of the McVitie’s Factory’ on Ch5 (7 April 2019). Great to see the retired women biscuit factory …

Our Emmeline statue unveiled

Our Emmeline in The Economist

The Economist journalist Joel Budd interviewed me for ‘They could be heroes: Britain is in the midst of a Victorian-style statue mania’. …

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 with her unveiled Cracker Packers' statue

Cracker Packers’ statue unveiled

 International Women’s Day 8 March 2018 – 11am As you read this, women biscuit factory workers – the so-called Cracker Packers – …