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Good news! Extension of opening hours

Fantastic news! Commencing from Wednesday 25th May, the Museum will now be open every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday!  Thanks to fundraising efforts and a grant award, the Museum has been able to extend staff hours, which in turn has meant an increase in visitor opening hours. The team will now have more time to further […]

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Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter

Good News! Our Spring/Summer Newsletter is now available. You can download it here: Spring Summer 2016 Newsletter If you wish to be added to our mailing list or wish to recieve hard copies of the newsletter email info@peacemuseum.org.uk  

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Northern Museums Volunteer Pass Scheme

The Peace Museum is part of Museum Development Yorkshire’s, Northern Museums Volunteer Pass Scheme for 2016 – 2018.  The Northern Museums Volunteer Pass entitles volunteers to various benefits such as FREE entry and/or additional benefits at participating museums in Yorkshire and Humberside, North East and North West regions. As we are part of this scheme […]

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Basque Exhibition – Special Opening Review

Thank you to everybody who attended the special event: Basque Children in Yorkshire 1937 Opening Evening on Thursday 18th February. The event was an opportunity for people to view the exhibition produced by the Basque Children of ’37 Association UK which tells the story of child refugees from the Spanish Civil War who were evacuated […]

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Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp Archives – the Lynette Edwell Collection.

On November 17 a unique archive documenting all aspects of the Greenham Common Peace Women’s lives and campaigns will be made available to the public for the first time at Berkshire Record Office.  The archive will be known as the Lynette Edwell Collection and comprises primary source material entrusted to Lynette Edwell by Greenham women […]

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Event – Out of the Silence: Stories of the Conscientious Objectors of the First World War

The Peace Museum is pleased to announce it will host a storytelling performance of ‘Out of the Silence’, Stories of the Conscientious Objectors of the First World War by Simon Heywood. The event will take place on the evening of November 23rd 2015 from 7:00pm, with the performance commencing at 7.30pm until 9pm. Entrance is […]

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Hiroshima Day Event Success

Bradford Hiroshima Day – August 6th On Thursday 6th August in commemoration of the 70 year anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima the museum held a joint event with Yorkshire CND. The event remembered those 80,000 civilians whose lives were abruptly taken on that fateful day in […]

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Recent Events and Updates!

We have had a very busy month here at the Museum, with visitors, group visits and outreach events. Here is a quick summary: Bradford Armed Forces Day The Peace Museum team participated in the Bradford Armed Forces Day event on Saturday 27th June. We held a stall next to the Armed Forces Community Covenant who […]

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The Peace Museum Summer Newsletter 2015

The summer newsletter contains a summary of 2014 and news and events from the first six months of 2015. It can contain exciting updates regarding our Choices Then and Now project, news of our exhibitions and information on the funding situation. Download the newsletter here: The Peace Museum Summer Newsletter 2015 Should you wish to receive […]

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Gig In a Gallery: The Peace Museum

A group of second year undergraduate TV production students from the University of Bradford produced a video here at the Peace Museum in Spring this year which involved a ‘Gig in a Gallery’. Musician Angelo Palladino performed in the Peace Museum gallery, showcasing his talent and our objects and displays. The Peace Museum would like to […]

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