INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UN PEACEKEEPING When? 29th May, annually What is it all about? This day serves two purposes: – To honour the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives to the cause of peace. – To pay tribute to all men and women who have served and continue to serve in […]
Archive for May, 2014
The Peace Museum will be supporting Bradford Pride this Saturday. The Museum will be open from 11am – 4pm. Visitors are welcome to explore a wide range of themes such as diversity, equality and the history of peace movements. Last chance to see our current temporary exhibitions (artwork by Margaret Glover and a mini-display about the civil war […]
A massive ‘thank you’ to everyone who engaged with our Museums’ at Night Event on the 17th May 2014….all 172 of you! Also many thanks to our amazing volunteers Kelly, Suhail, Asiya, Sabah, and of course to Shannen, Georgia and Lauren for organising and running the event. Eighty children made ‘Peace’ dream catchers, we actually ran […]
THE GRAVE OF HARRY AND ARTHUR BURROWS, CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS FROM BRADFORD Our object of the fortnight blog has been brought forward this week to coincide with International Conscientious Objectors Day (15 May) which aims to raise awareness of those who have refused to participate in armed conflict. As part of our ‘Stories in Stone’ strand […]
‘Cake and Campaigns’ – Special Opening Please join us on Saturday 17 May for our Museums at Night 2014 event ‘Cake and Campaigns’. Door will be open from 10am until 8pm. This is the same day as Bradford’s Lord Mayor’s Parade! Take a break from enjoying the parade and stalls and come and join us […]
Click on this link to view the Museum diary for Spring and Summer 2014 – EVENTS 2014 – We hope to see you over the next few months, come and enjoy our excellent home made cake, explore our collection and share your stories!
PEACE CONFERENCE, UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD This year celebrates the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Peace Studies department at the University of Bradford. Last week, the University hosted its annual international peace conference and discussed the future directions and challenges for Peace Studies. This was alongside a Peace Jam event aimed at motivating young people to become active […]