The Peace Museum hosts various events in the galleries and beyond. We regularly host opening evenings for new exhibitions and get involved with local organisations in and around Bradford City Centre. This page will be updated regularly with all event-related news!

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Christmas at The Peace Museum

We’re having a Christmas Party and you’re invited! Join us to celebrate a peaceful Christmas and New Year with festive fizz, mince pies and samosas and see the museum after hours. We have had an exciting year at the museum this year including expanding our education programme and taking part in some more ambitious projects, […]

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The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust

Our latest exhibition The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust, from National Holocaust Centre and Museum and University of Nottingham, examines the photographs taken during the Holocaust and asks the question; through who’s eyes are we seeing the past? 9th January 2020 – 27th March 2020 at The Peace Museum.  Opening event on Thursday 9th January from […]

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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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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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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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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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