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Object of the Moment-International Conscientious Objector Day

Conscientious Objectors To coincide with International Conscientious Objectors Day, here are two of …

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Upcoming Museum Closures

The Peace Museum will be closed on the following upcoming dates:   Wednesday 3rd April (Closed …

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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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Children’s Art Competition – Life, Peace and Nothing Else

Inspired by our brand-new exhibition of work by 9-year-old Iranian artist, Kimiya entitled Life, Peace and Nothing Else, we’re running a Children’s Art Competition! On the subject of Life, Peace, and Nothing Else, artist Kimiya has created nearly thirty acrylic on canvas paintings to emphasise, in her words “the importance of peace for all inhabitants […]

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#Stonewall50 – 50 Years Since Stonewall

  Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, as featured in our exhibition about LGBTQ+ activism and peacemaking – Peace OUT. Sam Message is an artist and activist studying Arts Management & Heritage Studies at the University of Leeds, and volunteered to help curate our Peace OUT exhibition.  Today marks the 50th anniversary of the day […]

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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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Object of the Moment-International Conscientious Objector Day

Conscientious Objectors To coincide with International Conscientious Objectors Day, here are two of the many Conscientious Objectors that we have information about at The Peace Museum. Thomas Linwood Bower Thomas Linwood Bower was a Conscientious Objector from Bradford who refused to fight during the First World War. He opposed the war effort on religious grounds […]

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