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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 […]
September’s Object of the Month is our ever-popular Greenham Common Banner The Object: September’s Object of the Month is a banner from the Women’s Action for Disarmament march, which consisted of thirty-six women, from the Women for Life on Earth group, four men and several small children. The large banner includes a hand drawn map […]
Object of the Fortnight-09/10/2014- Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp Collages This week blog looks at the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp. There are many items in the museum’s collection which cover this event. However, today’s blog will discuss the beautiful collection of collages depicting the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp. History of the […]
Item type: Banner Date: 1981 Description: Green banner showing the route from Cardiff to Greenham Common of the Peace March in August 1981. The walk was 120 miles and around 40 walkers took part.
Item type: Banner Date: 1981-1982 Description: Banner designed by Thalia Campbell, displayed at Greenham Common and taken to peace demonstrations in Germany and Sweden.
Item type: Oral History Description: Thalia tells why she started making peace banners in the early 1980s during her involvement at protests at Greenham Common, an airbase where cruise missiles were kept.
Permanent and Temporary Exhibitions
Saturday 17th February 11.00am till 3.00pm
Congratulations from The Peace Museum to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize 2017.