People’s History Museum will close on Sunday 31 December 2023 and re-open on Thursday 1 February 2024 so that it can carry out further work as part of the Welcome Project at PHM, which stems from the museum’s vision to be an exemplar for accessibility.Find out more
Discover the radical women featured in PHM’s main galleries on this interactive trail to celebrate the display of the Manchester suffragette banner.
From Mary Fildes, President of the Manchester Female Reform Society who was on the platform at Peterloo, to the match girls who fought to improve their working conditions in 1888, through to the suffragettes Emmeline Pankhurst and Hannah Mitchell, to Jayaben Desai, leader of the 1976 Grunwick Strike.
Bring along your smartphone to access blogs and videos to complement the trail sheet.
Family Friendly activity, suitable for age 12 to adults.