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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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Nobel Peace Laureate Visit

The University of Bradford hosted it’s annual Peace Jam event over the weekend of the 27th-29th April and this year’s visiting Nobel Peace Laureate, visited the Peace Museum on the Friday afternoon. Adolfo Perez Esquivel is from Argentina and a very well known artist as well as an internationally recognised  peacemaker. He honored the Museum, by deciding to make […]

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Sport, Conflict and Reconciliation Conference

We attended a conference on sport and peace ‘Sport, Conflict and Reconciliation’ at Liverpool Hope University on the 28th April. It was a very useful and interesting day and the Museum was pleased to be able to share with delegates, the details of some of our education work on Sport, the Olympics and Peace (see […]

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Join us for Museums at Night

Roots of Peace and Routes to Peace Come and explore the Museum after hours!  To celebrate Museums at Night 2012, we are extending our hours and exploring stories of peace from Bradford and beyond. We will be open on Friday 18th May from 4.30 – 7pm when you will be able to hear the stories of […]

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Resources for Children, Young People and Educators

Peace Museum Publications  Sport, Courage, Peace and Friendship (Second Edition) Stories and resources for children and young people, lesson plans, assessment guidance, and ideas for educators; Olympics and sport, focus on the Olympic and Paralympic values, identity and belonging (also useful for teaching about peace and the First and Second World War). Cross-curricular and cross-phase. Stories […]

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New Era for The Peace Museum

The Peace Museum re-opened Wednesday, 7th March with the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Naveeda Ikram, cutting a green ribbon to officially launch the newly refurbished museum.  Over 60 guests attended the opening to help usher in a new era for the museum and the Bradford Peacemakers, pupils from four different schools in and around Bradford, helped […]

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Peace Poetry Competition 2012

The Peace Museum is helping to sponsor the Leeds Peace Poetry Competition 2012.  Bringing the world together in a celebration of sport, culture and mutual respect, Leeds Peace Poetry seeks interpretations of the tradition of Olympic Truce. The concept of the Olympic truce was established as part of the ancient Greek Olympics, when a period […]

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The Peace Museum Re-opens

The Peace Museum is now open to the public once more. We are really looking forward to welcoming visitors back to the revamped museum so we hope to see you soon! Our new opening hours are currently as follows: Thursdays and Fridays 10am -4pm. You can also visit at other times by appointment and group […]

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Second Glance Exhibition

Second Glance: Alternative Narratives on Peace and Conflict is a response to the spirit of London 2012 and highlights the fact that sport has a long tradition of promoting peace. The exhibition showcases recently acquired works by The Peace Museum as well as loans from a private collection and Goldmark Gallery and includes internationally renowned […]

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Thank you for voting for us!

The Peace Museum received 22% of the votes in its bid win an artist as part of Culture 24’s Connect10 Museums at Night Competition, which unfortunately, was not enough to win the chance for artists Bob and Roberta Smith to attend our Museums at Night event in May.  Congratulations to Eastbourne’s Towner gallery on winning the […]

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