Rebel Dykes, screening of the film in progress was shown at HOME, Manchester, 12 March 2017. This queer-punk documentary is in post-production, and HOME screened the work-in-progress cut which sold-out at BFI Flare in March 2016 and we’re very pleased that it sold out Home’s biggest cinema screen too! Created by a Manchester-based queer film crew, Rebel Dykes […]
A NEW research centre named in honour of Sylvia Pankhurst was launched on International Women’s Day.
The Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre provides a home for the “remarkable number” of researchers from across the University who are involved in gender research.
— Jean-Noel Ezingeard (@JNoel_Ezingeard) March 8, 2016
— Julia Clarke (@profjuliaclarke) March 6, 2016
Sylvia, a daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, was the most imprisoned suffragette and also one of Manchester Met’s alumni, having been a prize-winning student in the Manchester School of Art at the beginning of the 20th Century.
Dr Kate Cook enthralled the audience with a biographic view of Sylvia’s life which – as well as women’s suffrage – included activism in support of…
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