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‘Disobedient Objects’ at The V&A (26 July 2014 – 1 February 2015)

The Peace Museum is very proud to have loaned The V&A  one of its fantastic banners for its exhibition ‘Disobedient Objects’. The exhibition, which was launched on 26th of July, runs until the 1st of February 2015. “From a Suffragette tea service to protest robots, this exhibition will be the first to examine the powerful role of […]

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Object of the Fortnight 16/7/2014 – Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom print block

WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM PRINT BLOCK AND IMAGE The women in the picture above are: Antia Augspurg, Charlotte Despard, Rosa Genoni, Alice Hamilton, Lida Gustava Haymann and Leapolding Kulka. The object of the fortnight is an image taken from a print block of some of the delegates from the Women’s International League for Peace […]

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WWI Bradford Pals Badge – Object of the Fortnight 27/06/2014

HARRY ROBERTS’ BADGE Saturday 28 June is Armed Forces Day. The Peace Museum will be open for visitors and has a stall at City park as part of Bradford Council’s commemorative event. Find our stall to find out about the three types of poppies, Bradford COs and soldiers in WWI. Visit the Museum to explore our new WWI […]

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Refurbished Temporary Exhibition Area & Object of the Fortnight 11/06/2014

The temporary exhibition area has been refurbished. This area now consists of three mini-displays. The popular Sierra Leone: Building Peace after War display remains. Selected artwork by peace activist and artist Margaret Glover that relates to the theme of anti-nuclear also stays on display. The latest addition are personal effects belonging to the late Professor Joseph Rotblat. […]

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Peace Conference Sketches – Object of the Fortnight (06/05/2014)

PEACE CONFERENCE, UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD This year celebrates the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Peace Studies department at the University of Bradford. Last week, the University hosted its annual international peace conference and discussed the future directions and challenges for Peace Studies. This was alongside a Peace Jam event aimed at motivating young people to become active […]

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Easter Marches – Object of the Fortnight 25/04/2014

THE EASTER MARCHES, 1958 AND 1965 The Easter marches (also known as the Aldermaston marches) were direct action demonstrations organised by the CND against the use and creation of nuclear weapons. They took place on Easter weekends between 1958 and 1965; they attracted tens of thousands of people at their height. The demonstrations took place between […]

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Object of the Fortnight 10/04/2014

LIBERIAN BRASS CROSS The Museum has had plenty of changes recently. Behind the scenes, the Museum welcomed Shannen Lang (education and collections intern). On the gallery floor, it has all hands on deck last week to redisplay the popular Margaret Glover exhibition and to install a display called ‘Sierra Leone: Building peace after war’ (both […]

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Object of the Fortnight 27/03/2014

ALL-ATOMIC COMICS! In the late 1970s a surge of creative underground comics emerged and were very popular. These comics were independently made and published, and featured a range of stories that reflected the culture of the time. While these comics often had wild stories, some held a key message or link to a moral dilemma […]

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