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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Conscientious Objector Day 2020 Blog

  This year to mark International Conscientious Objector Day, our admin and education assistant Rosie has written the following blog sharing the stories of pacifists William and Arthur Raistrick, both from Bradford.    Conscientious Objector (CO) Day, 15TH of May, is an important time within the peace movement. The day was first established in 1985 […]

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Pride Children’s Activities

Today we were meant to be relaunching our Peace OUT exhibition with some new activities for families at Bradford Pride. Instead, to coincide with Bradford Virtual Pride, we have put together some resources for families. Click to download our Pride and Peacemaking Activity Sheet ‘make your own rainbow flag’ and a placard making activity from things you might […]

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Object of the Moment Blog: ‘The Menace of Chemical Warfare to Civilian Populations’ Pamphlet by Arthur J. Gillian.

On the 7th May, to coincide with VE Day, The Peace Museum was supposed to open a new exhibition funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Bombs…Away! will explore the impact of civilian bombing against civilians during World War Two and how the peace movement responded to it. Whilst we have had to postpone the […]

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Special Blog: Working as an Intern at the Museum

Special Blog: #MuseumFromHome For #MuseumFromHome Day which takes place on Thursday 30th April 2020, we thought we would bring a special blog written by our intern Emilia Bazydlo giving an insight into what it’s like to work at The Peace Museum. “My name is Emilia Bazydlo, I study History of Art at University of Leeds, […]

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Paid opportunity to work with us: Artist Brief

Artist Brief – Creative Responses to The Peace Museum Collection The Peace Museum is the only museum of its kind in the UK with a unique collection that tells the story of local, national and international peacemakers. The museum is currently closed following government advice, but work still continues to ensure public access to our […]

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Statement from The Peace Museum

  Due to the current circumstances surrounding coronavirus (Covid-19) see below the statement from The Peace Museum Team detailing our current focus and how the museum is coping with the changing environment.    The Peace Museum is currently closed due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19, and will remain so until government advice changes. Our […]

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Easter Children’s Activities

We hope everyone is staying safe and has an enjoyable Easter weekend. Our education team has made some easy Easter  themed activities for kids. You can download them below by clicking the links in the titles. Write an Easter Acrostic Poem   Send a Message of Peace   Design your own Easter Egg    

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Easter Marches – Blog

To mark Easter this year, our placement Emilia Bazydlo from University of Leeds is taking us back in time to explore the Ban the Bomb marches of Easter 1960.  On the Easter Weekend of 1960, at least 60,000 people gathered on Trafalgar Square to mark the end of the Aldermaston ‘Ban the Bomb’ march. This […]

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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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