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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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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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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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