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Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Celebration Event

A celebration of the unveiling of the  statue of Emmeline Pankhurst. This event in Central Library will showcase the amazing archives we have which illustrate the effort made to win the vote for women. Make a handcrafted rosette with your own suffragette message of hope and equality 100 years on! Let’s celebrate together, December 14th 1918, which is 100 years since women over 30 were able to vote in this country.

This event includes:

“BORN A REBEL”, free film screenings at 2pm and 3pm (See Eventbrite link below to book)

Showing women’s lives from the suffragettes to the miner’s strikes, and much more, Born a Rebel is a celebration of women in protest across the North of England since the start of women’s suffrage 100 years ago. Visit Eventbrite for booking details and watch the trailer here.

Free event – please drop in (booking for screenings recommended above)