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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

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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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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