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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 the Fortnight 07/08/2013

PEACE NEWS NEWSPAPER ARTICLE – ‘THE NEWINGTON LODGE DEMONSTRATION’ Driving to work today, there was a news item on the radio about Bradfordians camping in City Park to raise awareness about the increasing number of homeless young people. This demonstration in 2013 echoes another about homeless fifty years ago in London. The headline of the […]

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Object of the Fortnight 26/07/13

GLUE ME PEACE POSTER A new temporary exhibition about Nobel Peace Prize winners is now on show! This exhibition highlights some of the achievements and work by several Nobel Peace Prize winners with objects on display from our collections, such as Nobel Peace Prize medals, peace posters and commemorative artefacts. One object on display is […]

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Can you help?

Visitors to the Peace Museum often comment on the banners on display created by Thalia Campbell. Thalia has a huge archive of important peace memorabilia and is in desperate need of help in cataloging and archiving properly her collection. She is willing to pay reasonable travel expenses to anyone who is able to help with […]

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Object of the Fortnight 12/07/13

 ‘Free Nelson Mandela’ Badge The 18th of July is Nelson Mandela International Day. This annual celebration promotes peace and equality while honouring Mandela (on his birthday) for his achievements through his civil rights activism and South African presidency. Nelson Mandela was born in 1918 in South Africa. In his early twenties, Mandela became involved with […]

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Object of the Fortnight 28/6/13

Maryam is guesting as our researcher today and here is her choice of ‘Object of the Week’. Axel’s Suitcase   The 75th Anniversary of Kindertransport The Kindertransport was an astonishing operation to rescue Jewish children and young adults from German occupied Europe.  This suitcase is a symbol of the many children who had to leave […]

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Join us for the ‘Big Sing’ for Peace

Children and young people from across the Bradford Metropolitan District will take part in Routes to Peace workshops hosted by the Peace Museum UK, Culture Fusion, Kala Sangam and Gallery One on Wednesday 26th June.  At lunchtime (12 noon – 1.15 pm) there will be a community event in Centenary Square led by BMDC’s Music […]

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Spring and Summer Newsletter 2013

At last its here! Follow the link below to read a round up of developments, changes and about our aspirations for the Museum’s future. With apologies for the delay in getting this to friends and supporters, but the Museum has been wonderfully busy, working with lots of different groups and individuals and continuing to rationalise […]

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Object of the Week

Object of the week is back! This week it’s an embroidered  table runner produced by Grace Jeffree in 1936 (click on the image to make it larger).   The table runner illustrates events at a peace camp which was held in the village of Middle Wallop, Nether Wallop, Hampshire. Peace camps were organised by university students […]

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New Opening Times for the Museum

In response to requests from friends and visitors the Museum will be open one extra day a week! You can now visit the Museum on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday 10 am – 4.00 pm without making an appointment, so come and see us the next time you are in Bradford. The Museum is open for […]

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Website Problems

Many apologies if you have been experiencing problems with the site. Navigation has been interesting (particularly links to external sites) for the last few days, but we think we have got to the bottom of it and all should be well now.  If you encounter any  further problems please let us know by emailing   […]

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