A Flawed Peace?

The Peace Museum presents A Flawed Peace? An exhibition exploring post-war…
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Object of the Moment-International Conscientious Objector Day

Conscientious Objectors To coincide with International Conscientious Objectors Day, here…
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Upcoming Museum Closures

The Peace Museum will be closed on the following upcoming…
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Join our Team! Marketing and Press Assistant Vacancy

The Peace Museum is recruiting a Marketing and Press Assistant…
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A Flawed Peace?

The Peace Museum presents A Flawed Peace? An exhibition exploring post-war peace marking the First World War Centenary. The exhibition focusses on both heritage of the war and heritage of the peace and features a 1919 copy of the Treaty of Versailles, the peace treaty signed after the war. The 1919 copy of the Treaty of […]

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On This Day: Women’s Activism at Greenham Common

  Our placement student Emilia Bazydlo from University of Leeds has written the following post about just one of the groundbreaking moments in the history of peace activism to occur at the iconic Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp.  On this day 37 years ago, on 1st of April 1983, 70,000 peace demonstrators formed a human chain […]

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Free Peace Activities

As schools have closed down for most students amid the coronavirus pandemic, our education team has been busy creating educational resources to do at home. We have created activity sheets inspired by iconic figures from the peace movement and some based on education sessions we offer for schools. The activities are aimed at children aged […]

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Children’s Activities

Seeing as we’re closed for the time-being, we’ve decided to upload some of our resources for kids. You can download and print off the following activity sheets, usually found in the museum. Just click the links to download the .PDF files and print at home.   Peace Symbol Dreamcatcher Template   Peace colouring page   […]

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Museum Closure – Covid-19 Statement

In light of of the government’s latest advice for people to avoid non-essential contact, our board of Trustees have made the decision to close The Peace Museum from 18th March until 30th March, when we will review further. The health and safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors is of utmost importance to us at […]

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International Women’s Day: Vera Brittain

Vera Brittain    Born in December 1893, Vera Brittain was a feminist, nurse, author, and a figurehead of the pacifist movement in the early-twentieth century. Despite enjoying a comfortable childhood as the daughter of paper mill owners Thomas Brittain and Edith Brittain, her halcyon days were to come to an abrupt end at the age […]

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A Women’s March Through Time – IWD 2020

 To celebrate International Women’s Day, join us for A Woman’s March Through Time – a taster of our virtual reality experience all about female protest. Come along and don a headset, travel through time and history and explore the story of women’s resistance. Using artefacts from the Peace Museum’s unique collection, this VR experience invites […]

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The Eye As Witness: Exhibition Events

  Our latest exhibition The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust, from National Holocaust Centre and Museum and University of Nottingham, examines the photographs taken during the Holocaust and asks the question; through who’s eyes are we seeing the past? Catch these special one-off events before the exhibition closes on 27th March.   Cancelled – The […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day Blog

This year to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Emilia Bazydlo, who is with us on placement from the University of Leeds, takes a closer look at our latest exhibition Eye As Witness: Recording the Holocaust and the amazing story of a featured photographer, Henryk Ross.  The 27th January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the […]

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Coming soon at The Peace Museum

  We had an exciting year in 2019 at The Peace Museum. Here is a taste of what we have planned for 2020:   Faith and Peace  We have been working with groups of women to explore themes of faith and peace through the lens of gender. Funded by the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship and led […]

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Volunteer at The Peace Museum

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team! Volunteering at The Peace Museum will give an introduction to what it is like to work in a museum setting and will involve: front of house duties, welcoming visitors, dealing with enquiries, overseeing shop purchases and may include assisting museum staff at events, assisting with […]

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