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 …

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 …