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Aldermaston March and Nuclear Weapons Tests

On 4th April 1958 a few thousands of people gathered on Trafalgar Square. They marched for four days, often in unfavourable weather conditions, to Aldermaston. Some of them dropped out along the route, but the majority peacefully reached their destination. The march was Britain’s first expression of mass protest after World War II. The still […]

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Over the Fence… to the other side of the world

Our latest exhibition entitled Over the Fence… to the other side of the world explores the untold stories Britain’s nuclear test veterans. We’re having a special opening event featuring talks from the guest curators Becky Alexis-Martin and Wesley Perriman as well as a chance to look around the exhibition. Drop in for a look around the […]

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From Gas Attack to Peace: An Introduction to the Tehran Peace Museum

Join International Peace Activist Elaheh Pooyandeh for an introduction to the Tehran Peace Museum and its journey ‘from Gas Attack to Peace’. Friday 27th September 5.30 – 7pm. The Peace Museum welcomes you to a special closing event for Life, Peace and Nothing Else – an exhibition of paintings by 9 year old Iranian Artist and Peace Campaigner, […]

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Heritage Open Day

We’re opening specially on Saturday 21st September from 11am-3pm, as part of Heritage Open Days. Visitors can expect free family activities and guided tours, alongside the museum’s current exhibitions. Falling on the same day as the United Nations International Peace Day, we will be exploring stories of peace as well as looking at contemporary issues with the […]

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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. Join us on Thursday 5th September at The Peace Museum for this informal talk.  Speakers from The Peace Museum, Peace Pledge […]

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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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