We love working in partnership with children and young people from home and abroad and never tire of talking to them when they visit. Our Museum is not about answers its about inspiration, engagement, challenge and ‘big questions’. Our young visitors usually have questions they want to discuss and are often inspired by artefacts that […]
Many thanks to Fred Wade Bookshop in Halifax, West Yorkshire, for stocking two of our most popular resources that we are currently using in schools – Sport, Courage, Peace and Friendship and The Peace Challenge (both created by iandcworks). Fred Wade is a traditional, independent book store, selling a range of books, cards and stationary. Why […]
A new book containing case studies of good practice from around the globe. Edited by the Peace Museum UK’s Chair of Trustees Clive Barrett and Joyce Apsel. The book is published by the International Network of Museums for Peace. A must have for all interested in peace and conflict, peace-making, peace education and peace museums. […]
Peace Museum Publications Sport, Courage, Peace and Friendship (Second Edition) Stories and resources for children and young people, lesson plans, assessment guidance, and ideas for educators; Olympics and sport, focus on the Olympic and Paralympic values, identity and belonging (also useful for teaching about peace and the First and Second World War). Cross-curricular and cross-phase. Stories […]
The Peace Museum re-opened Wednesday, 7th March with the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Naveeda Ikram, cutting a green ribbon to officially launch the newly refurbished museum. Over 60 guests attended the opening to help usher in a new era for the museum and the Bradford Peacemakers, pupils from four different schools in and around Bradford, helped […]
The Peace Museum has formed a new partnership with the Schools Linking Network (SLN), a national charity which supports schools and other organisations across England to explore identity, diversity, equality and community, using four key questions:
Year 9 pupils from Challenge College, Bradford, took part in a workshop led by Bradford-based artist Zareena Bano at The Peace Museum on 9 February 2011. The workshop explored the graphic design, symbols and slogans used in peace campaigning posters from 1930 to the present day, drawing from the museum’s considerable collection of posters.