Archive for September, 2011

Simple Peace Banner

Object type: Banner Date: Mid-1980s Description: The banner is made of cotton cloth with the word “Peace” painted over a rainbow of colours and shows a dove carrying an olive branch.

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Positive Bradford Day

The Peace Museum will be participating in the very first Positive Bradford Day on Wednesday, 28 September 2011. From noon onwards, Centenary Square , the Urban Park and Tyrrell Street will become a giant showcase for all that’s good about Bradford.  There’ll be a spectacular, varied programme of music, dancing, fashion shows, sports coaching, crisp tasting, […]

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The Peace Museum featured on Everyman Radio

The Peace Museum’s curator, Julie Obermeyer, was recently interviewed about the museum by Everyman Radio, an internet radio station which aims to bring a light-hearted yet realistic view of the world with alternative music, discussions on the latest events and a mix of comedy, poetry, readings, health, etc. The museum was contacted because programmers at […]

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Bicycle pendants

Item type: Banner Date: Between 1980 and 2010 Description: Eight small bicycle pendants, each made of a long triangle of nylon with the outline of a bicycle painted on.

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Mothers for Peace banner

Item type: Banner Date: 1991 Description: Multi-coloured banner made by Mothers for Peace. It comprises many different pieces made by women from the UK and USA. It is 204 x 303.5 cm. The banner was made to celebrate ten years of Mothers for Peace.

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The Peace Museum’s paintings featured on new BBC ‘Your Paintings’ website

Five paintings in The Peace Museum’s collection are featured on the new BBC website ‘Your Paintings‘, which aims to show the entire UK national collection of oil paintings, the stories behind the paintings, and where to see them. ‘Your Paintings’ is a joint initiative between the BBC, the Public Catalogue Foundation (a registered charity) and […]

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