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“Campaign! Make an Impact” project a great success

For the past six months (December 2009 to June 2010) The Peace Museum has been working with Year 8 students from Bradford Academy on an innovative project called Campaign! Make an Impact. Campaign! Make an Impact is a cross-curricular programme that uses history to inspire young people into active citizenship.  It is a national programme […]

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The Peace Museum at PeaceJam 2010

The Peace Museum took part in the fourth annual PeaceJam youth conference in Bradford 5-7 March 2010.  Over 170 young people aged 13-19 came to the University of Bradford to spend the weekend in the company of Nobel Peace Prize winner and president of East Timor José Ramos-Horta and to learn about peace building.  The […]

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Talk on Abdul Ghaffar Khan informative and enlightening

Over 50 people turned out to hear Mr. Ali Gohar of Just Peace International present an illustrated talk on the life and work of Abdul Ghaffar Khan (Bacha Khan) entitled “The Noviolent Solider of Islam” on 20 January, at Manningham Mills Community Centre in Bradford.  The talk was organised and supported by The Peace Museum.

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Exhibitions

Permanent and Temporary Exhibitions The Peace Museum’s unique exhibitions explore peace history as well as contemporary issues, local heritage, peacemakers stories and the ways in which people have worked to make the world a better place to live. See the unique artefacts and exhibitions on display, by visiting our small, but attractive Museum galleries. Our […]

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Welcome to our Online Collection

In this section you can find out more about items in the Peace Museum’s collection. The collection is made up of over 7000 items. You can view specific types of items by clicking on the relevant link in the sidebar on the right of this page, or just have a browse through. If you would […]

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Leeds: City for Peace

This exhibition explores peace history in the northern English city of Leeds, from early Quaker influences in the 17th century, to the formation of the Leeds Peace Society in the 19th century to the current day. 

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