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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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POPPIES FOR REMEMBRANCE EVENT

Poppies for Remembrance Event A massive thank you to the staff from Bradford Libraries and the West Riding Ruggers for their partnership on the ‘Poppies for Remembrance’ event we held at the museum on the 12th of November.   Workshops were held throughout the day at the museum with seventy pupils from Eastwood Primary, Cullingworth […]

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‘Disobedient Objects’ at The V&A (26 July 2014 – 1 February 2015)

The Peace Museum is very proud to have loaned The V&A  one of its fantastic banners for its exhibition ‘Disobedient Objects’. The exhibition, which was launched on 26th of July, runs until the 1st of February 2015. “From a Suffragette tea service to protest robots, this exhibition will be the first to examine the powerful role of […]

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Thanks for the Support at Undercliffe Cemetery WW1 Open Days

A massive thank you to everyone who came to speak to us about our ‘Stories in Stone’ project at the Undercliffe Cemetery ‘Listen to our stories’ open days (funded by HLF). Thanks to our event volunteers, Suhail, Zara and Asiya for their much appreciated help. Friday saw a huge turnout of over 200 pupils from Barkerend […]

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