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The Pankhurst Centre needs urgent support following a break in

02 Oct 2019

With a long association with the University, we hope colleagues may be able to help

You may have seen on local news reports that the Pankhurst Centre was broken into during overnight.

They are now faced with a huge repair bill and they need financial support plus gift in kind trade skills. 

The Pankhurst is the birthplace of the Suffragette movement and the only museum in the UK that exclusively celebrates and recognises the valour and commitment of women’s suffrage and the on-going fight for womens' rights.

Gail Heath, the CEO of the Pankhurst Trust, says: “We are heartbroken that the Pankhurst Centre, which symbolises so much in the campaign for womens' equality should suffer this set back.  It’s also a tragedy, and extremely sad, that it was someone seeking shelter for the night that led to this incident.  We are already a museum that is fighting for our future. With no public funding in place, our survival depends upon the hard work of volunteers and on donations from visitors and supporters.”