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A Flawed Peace?

The Peace Museum presents A Flawed Peace? An exhibition exploring post-war peace marking the First W …

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The Peace Museum Collection

The Peace Museum has a collection of over 7,000 items. These objects tell the, often untold, stories …

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October a Busy Month for the Museum

Dates for your diary: Black History Month October 2012 William Dawson exhibition at the Peace Museum from the 1st of October – Artists and Activists; Black Peacemakers. Click here to find out more. Black History Event 20th October, Gumption Centre, Bradford – Playing for Peace, focus on Black sports men and women in the recent […]

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Black History Month – Black Peacemakers

  The Museum has a new collection of pen and ink drawings donated by the artist William Dawson. They are currently on display in our temporary exhibition area and feature Black artists and activists. Come and have a look and try our new ‘Why Me?’ quiz, available  on our hand held devices  (from the 1st […]

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Object of Week

This week’s Olympic value is Courage. Many Olympians throughout history have shown enormous courage, including Cathy Freeman who succeeded against the odds after becoming the first ever Aboriginal Commonwealth Games champion in 1994, winning a silver medal at the 1996 Olympic Games and finally becoming an Olympic champion in 2000 in Sydney.  Other courageous Olympians […]

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What the visitors say!

About the Museum “What a calm and inspiring place!” “A wonderful experience.” “The Peacemaker guides (pupils from Bradford primary and secondary schools) were FAB. They were so inspiring and professional.” “Thank you! We came, were inspired and will make ‘change’ happen.” “Super museum, like no other.” “The big questions are a fantastic idea.” ” Love […]

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Fred Wade Independent Bookstore

Many thanks to Fred Wade Bookshop in Halifax, West Yorkshire, for stocking two of our most popular resources that we are currently using in schools – Sport, Courage, Peace and Friendship and The Peace Challenge (both created by iandcworks). Fred Wade is a traditional, independent book store, selling a range of books, cards and stationary. Why […]

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News Update – More Changes at the Peace Museum

It has been a hectic few weeks at the Peace Museum, a time of personnel change as well as lots of activity in schools, at the Museum, Culture Fusion and in the community. A first for the Museum was to provide a session based around artefacts, holocaust, genocide and peace, for young offenders in prison; […]

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Lord Mayor Donates Artwork to the Museum

The outgoing Lord Mayor of Bradford, Naveeda Ikram, has very kindly donated a piece of artwork to the Museum. It was created by students in Year 7 at Dixons City Academy. The text at the bottom reads “Even though we have different backgrounds…we are all equal”. The piece is now on display in the Bradford […]

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Museums for Peace:Transforming Cultures

A new book containing case studies of good practice from around the globe. Edited by the Peace Museum UK’s Chair of Trustees Clive Barrett and Joyce Apsel. The book is published by the International Network of Museums for Peace. A must have for all interested in peace and conflict, peace-making, peace education and peace museums. […]

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