Collection

Remembrance Sunday: The White Poppy – Object of the Fortnight 28/10/2013

THE WHITE POPPY AND THE PEACE PLEDGE UNION Sunday 10th November is Remembrance Sunday. In recent years, there has been much controversy surrounding the red poppy. The white poppy has also stirred controversy during its time. The white poppy, like the red poppy, commemorates the men and women who have died in service. However, the […]

Continue Reading

Celebrate ‘Peace One Day’: Come see the Bradford Peace Tree

OBJECT OF THE FORTNIGHT 20/09/2013 BRADFORD PEACE TREE As our recent news update explained (http://www.peacemuseum.org.uk/2013/09/17/peace-one-day-21st-september-2013/), Saturday 21st September is ‘Peace One Day’. The museum will be open from 10am until 2pm that day for people to celebrate ‘Peace One Day’ by visiting us or to pick up a Routes to Peace Heritage Trail to visit monuments and places […]

Continue Reading

Object of the Fortnight 23/08/2013

‘MENACE OF CHEMICAL WARFARE TO CIVILIAN POPULATIONS’ LEAFLET With all of the film footage and eye witness accounts coming out of Syria about the alleged use of nerve gas on civilians, it seemed apt to choose an object connected to chemical warfare. The leaflet entitled ‘Menace of Chemical Warfare to Civilian Populations’ was published in […]

Continue Reading

Australia Peace Poster

Item type: Poster Date: 1986 Description:  This peace poster states “Australia Declares Peace on the World”. The slogan may be a reference to a book published in 1986 with the same title for the International Year of Peace, which contained The Findings of the National Inquiry into Peace and Justice in Australia.  The poster was used […]

Continue Reading

International Fund for the Development of Physical Education and Sport poster

Item type: Poster Date: 1986 Description: The poster is from the International Fund for the development of physical education and sport. It was produced by UNESCO in 1986. The poster was designed by Swiss artist Hans Erni who is known for mixing science, mythology and history in his works. In 1978, the UNESCO General Conference set up […]

Continue Reading

Southwark Nuclear Free Zone Poster

Object Type: Poster Date: 1980s Description: An Easter peace poster from Southwark: A Nuclear Free Zone, which shows an image of hot cross buns on a tray. Instead of a cross on each bun though, is the CND symbol.  A Nuclear Free Zone is a place where nuclear weapons and nuclear power are banned.  The […]

Continue Reading

The Vision of Peace

Item type: Book Date: 1999 Description: This is a book written by Mairead Corrigan Maguire entitled The Vision of Peace: Faith and Hope in Northern Ireland.  It includes her own personal experiences of peacemaking not just in Northern Ireland, but around the world.

Continue Reading

Pin It on Pinterest