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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Events

Museum Closure – Covid-19 Statement

In light of of the government’s latest advice for people to avoid non-essential contact, our board of Trustees have made the decision to close The Peace Museum from 18th March until 30th March, when we will review further. The health and safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors is of utmost importance to us at […]

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A Women’s March Through Time – IWD 2020

 To celebrate International Women’s Day, join us for A Woman’s March Through Time – a taster of our virtual reality experience all about female protest. Come along and don a headset, travel through time and history and explore the story of women’s resistance. Using artefacts from the Peace Museum’s unique collection, this VR experience invites […]

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The Eye As Witness: Exhibition Events

  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? Catch these special one-off events before the exhibition closes on 27th March.   Cancelled – The […]

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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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