To mark International Women?s Day 2015, discover the personal stories of inspirational women who played ground-breaking roles in times of conflict. Learn of the Suffragettes? response to the outbreak of the First World War, led by Manchester?s famous Pankhurst family. Find out how women took on new roles, including the fearless nurses Elsie Knocker and Mairi Chisholm, who set up an emergency treatment station just 50 yards from the front line.
Part of Wonder Women 2015, a city-wide project that brings together the work of Manchester's cultural organisations.