Emmeline Pankhurst clay by Hazel Reeves - photo by Hazel Reeves

Welcoming strong Manchester women

In early summer, Councillor Andrew Simcock (Chair of the Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Campaign), Manchester City Council women councillors and women from the SafeSpots charity visit my studio to see the clay Our Emmeline in progress (filmed by Huckleberry Films). Sharing Our Emmeline with these strong Manchester women was a real …

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 …