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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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News

Our collection tells the untold stories of those who have campaigned for peace, often in the face of violence, aggression and a legal system that criminalises them. The death of George Floyd and the treatment of black people across the world, including in the UK, reminds us that there is much more to be done […]

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#PMCreativeChallenge: Week 1

As you may know, we have teamed up with local artist Nancy Haslam-Chance for The Peace Museum Creative Challenge – a series of 8 weekly art challenges based around objects in our collection. This week we’ve taken inspiration from a dove sculpture by Josefina de Vasconcellos, who has inspired us to look for peace symbols in […]

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Conscientious Objector Day 2020 Blog

  This year to mark International Conscientious Objector Day, our admin and education assistant Rosie has written the following blog sharing the stories of pacifists William and Arthur Raistrick, both from Bradford.    Conscientious Objector (CO) Day, 15TH of May, is an important time within the peace movement. The day was first established in 1985 […]

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Pride Children’s Activities

Today we were meant to be relaunching our Peace OUT exhibition with some new activities for families at Bradford Pride. Instead, to coincide with Bradford Virtual Pride, we have put together some resources for families. Click to download our Pride and Peacemaking Activity Sheet ‘make your own rainbow flag’ and a placard making activity from things you might […]

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Object of the Moment Blog: ‘The Menace of Chemical Warfare to Civilian Populations’ Pamphlet by Arthur J. Gillian.

On the 7th May, to coincide with VE Day, The Peace Museum was supposed to open a new exhibition funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Bombs…Away! will explore the impact of civilian bombing against civilians during World War Two and how the peace movement responded to it. Whilst we have had to postpone the […]

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Paid opportunity to work with us: Artist Brief

Artist Brief – Creative Responses to The Peace Museum Collection The Peace Museum is the only museum of its kind in the UK with a unique collection that tells the story of local, national and international peacemakers. The museum is currently closed following government advice, but work still continues to ensure public access to our […]

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Statement from The Peace Museum

  Due to the current circumstances surrounding coronavirus (Covid-19) see below the statement from The Peace Museum Team detailing our current focus and how the museum is coping with the changing environment.    The Peace Museum is currently closed due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19, and will remain so until government advice changes. Our […]

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Easter Children’s Activities

We hope everyone is staying safe and has an enjoyable Easter weekend. Our education team has made some easy Easter  themed activities for kids. You can download them below by clicking the links in the titles. Write an Easter Acrostic Poem   Send a Message of Peace   Design your own Easter Egg    

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Easter Marches – Blog

To mark Easter this year, our placement Emilia Bazydlo from University of Leeds is taking us back in time to explore the Ban the Bomb marches of Easter 1960.  On the Easter Weekend of 1960, at least 60,000 people gathered on Trafalgar Square to mark the end of the Aldermaston ‘Ban the Bomb’ march. This […]

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