Archive for April, 2014

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Easter Marches – Object of the Fortnight 25/04/2014

THE EASTER MARCHES, 1958 AND 1965 The Easter marches (also known as the Aldermaston marches) were direct action demonstrations organised by the CND against the use and creation of nuclear weapons. They took place on Easter weekends between 1958 and 1965; they attracted tens of thousands of people at their height. The demonstrations took place between […]

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Object of the Fortnight 10/04/2014

LIBERIAN BRASS CROSS The Museum has had plenty of changes recently. Behind the scenes, the Museum welcomed Shannen Lang (education and collections intern). On the gallery floor, it has all hands on deck last week to redisplay the popular Margaret Glover exhibition and to install a display called ‘Sierra Leone: Building peace after war’ (both […]

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Bradford and World War I

Look out for a really useful book about  World War I, with an emphasis on how this influenced life on the Home Front, particularly for women and children. It is part of the national Great War Britain series, it is supported by The Peace Museum and published by the History Press.  Forward by our Chair […]

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Stories in Stone

As part of our WWI focus we have a new project, ‘Stories in Stone’ linked to the  Bradford Undercliffe Cemetery Charity’s commemoration events planned for July 2014. Shannen Lang, education and collections intern at the Peace Museum, has researched the untold stories of some Conscientious Objectors buried in Undercliffe Cemetery. Her research and this project is a great […]

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