WoManchester statue project launch – Thursday 28 May Central Library

 

women17 update

Last year councillor Andrew Simcock contacted us to say that partly inspired by our Stature Town Hall craftivism yarnbombing he was seeking permission from the council to commission a statue honouring a women of significance to Manchester

Plans are moving along, and this Thursday, 28 May, it’s the official launch of the WoManchester statue project. Pop down to Manchester Central Library Performance Space from 6pm.

Womanchester statue project launch

17 of the women shortlisted to be immortalized in statue form were announced in March. They are a fabulously varied bunch including a lesbian defender of barmaids; an anti-racisim campaigner & a channel swimmer.

The final 3 women on the shortlist will be revealed on Thursday, & Andrew Simcock will be giving details of his epic Lands End to John O’Groats statue fundraising cycle ride, and launching the project website.

See you Thursday!

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