Archive for March, 2012

People Need Water Not Weapons Poster

Item type: Poster Description: Poster produced by Quaker Peace and Service. The text reads “People Need Water Not Weapons.  Modern technology has made it possible to deliver a bomb across the world in minutes.  Women in rural areas of Asia and Africa still walk several hours a day for the family’s water supply.”

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The Vision of Peace

Item type: Book Date: 1999 Description: This is a book written by Mairead Corrigan Maguire entitled The Vision of Peace: Faith and Hope in Northern Ireland.  It includes her own personal experiences of peacemaking not just in Northern Ireland, but around the world.

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Peace Poetry Competition 2012

The Peace Museum is helping to sponsor the Leeds Peace Poetry Competition 2012.  Bringing the world together in a celebration of sport, culture and mutual respect, Leeds Peace Poetry seeks interpretations of the tradition of Olympic Truce. The concept of the Olympic truce was established as part of the ancient Greek Olympics, when a period […]

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New Era for The Peace Museum

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 […]

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Women for Life on Earth Banner

Item type: Banner Date: 1981 Description: This banner was designed and made by the women of Llandrinod, Powys in Wales. The banner was made for the ‘Women for Life on Earth Peace March’ from Cardiff to Greenham Common which marked the start of the Greenham Common women’s peace camp. On arriving at RAF Greenham Common, […]

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The Peace Museum Re-opens

The Peace Museum is now open to the public once more. We are really looking forward to welcoming visitors back to the revamped museum so we hope to see you soon! Our new opening hours are currently as follows: Thursdays and Fridays 10am -4pm. You can also visit at other times by appointment and group […]

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