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No Pride in War – Reflections on Pride

As part of our exhibition Peace OUT – exploring LGBTQ+ activism and peacemaking we invite you to No Pride in War – Reflections on Pride, an informal discussion event reflecting on this year’s Pride season. The Peace Museum and a range of speakers will be discussing Pride’s role as a protest and the increasing corporatisation of […]

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Chernobyl-A Nuclear Disaster

The events of 26th April 1986 have had a renewed interest since the release of HBO’s television series, examining the aftermath of the nuclear disaster. Millions across the world have watched the series. Tourism has increased to the region. Has Chernobyl renewed the debate around nuclear power? Emilia Bazydlo examines the event and how it […]

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A Piece of Peace in the Kirkgate Shopping Centre

The Peace Museum has teamed up with East Street Arts to open A Piece of Peace – an accessible gallery space in Bradford’s Kirkgate Shopping Centre. Opening for the first time on Saturday 27th July, the former shop has been transformed into a new gallery space called A Piece of Peace, featuring free family activities, […]

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Children’s Art Competition – Life, Peace and Nothing Else

Inspired by our brand-new exhibition of work by 9-year-old Iranian artist, Kimiya entitled Life, Peace and Nothing Else, we’re running a Children’s Art Competition! On the subject of Life, Peace, and Nothing Else, artist Kimiya has created nearly thirty acrylic on canvas paintings to emphasise, in her words “the importance of peace for all inhabitants […]

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Life, Peace and Nothing Else – New Exhibition

The Peace Museum is delighted to announce a brand new temporary exhibition, Life Peace and Nothing Else featuring work by 9 year old Iranian artist, Kimiya. At  the age of nine years old Kimiya Nazanin Nargess Esmailpour has already had two painting exhibitions in the National Art Gallery of Iran. A child prodigy, with an IQ of 130, Kimiya is now having her second solo exhibition in the United Kingdom at The Peace Museum. On the subject of “Life, […]

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#Stonewall50 – 50 Years Since Stonewall

  Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, as featured in our exhibition about LGBTQ+ activism and peacemaking – Peace OUT. Sam Message is an artist and activist studying Arts Management & Heritage Studies at the University of Leeds, and volunteered to help curate our Peace OUT exhibition.  Today marks the 50th anniversary of the day […]

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A Flawed Peace? Closing event

  Join us to mark the closing of our exhibition – A Flawed Peace? on The Centenary of the Treaty of Versailles, Friday 28th June from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Enjoy a reception with time to explore the exhibition and hear talks from museum staff alongside notable WWI historian, Dr Kathryn Hughes, who will be delivering […]

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Upcoming Summer Events

There’s a lot going on this summer at The Peace Museum, so here is a list of our upcoming events for your diary.   Bradford Cathedral Festival Saturday 15th June 12pm till 4pm, Bradford Cathedral As part of Bradford Cathedral Festival, come and find our stall and find out more about The Peace Museum’s exhibitions […]

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