Upcoming Summer Events

There’s a lot going on this summer at The Peace Museum, so here is a list of our upcoming events for your diary.


Bradford Cathedral Festival

Saturday 15th June 12pm till 4pm, Bradford Cathedral

As part of Bradford Cathedral Festival, come and find our stall and find out more about The Peace Museum’s exhibitions and collections. Get hands-on with our objects and join in with a free family activity to create your own peace dove. Under 5s colouring available.

Book your free ticket here.


Refugee Week and Great Get Together

Saturday 22nd June 11am till 3pm

As part of Bradford Refugee Week and The Great Get Together, The Peace Museum will open for a special Saturday opening with free family and children’s activities. See the new exhibition Peace OUT which features the stories of LGBTQ+ refugees and asylum seekers. Chat with our staff over coffee and cake.

Free, drop in, The Peace Museum.

Check out the full Bradford Refugee Week programme here.



A Flawed Peace? Closing Event

Friday 28th June 5.30pm till 7.30pm, The Peace Museum

Join us to mark the closing of the Flawed Peace? Exhibition on the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. Reception with time to view the exhibition and talks by museum staff and WWI historian Dr Kathryn Hughes.

Book your free ticket here.



Armed Forces Day

Saturday 29th June 11am till 3pm

Come and find our stall at the Armed Forces Day event in City Park and make your own poppy and help us promote peace.

Free, drop in, City Park, Bradford.


Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the summer holidays

10am till 4pm

Free family activities. Come and make your own peaceful placard inspired by our displays. Make your own badge inspired by the brand new Peace OUT exhibition exploring LGBTQ+ peaceful activism. Under 5s peace dove colouring in.

Free, drop in, The Peace Museum.



Disarming Doomsday Book Reading

Tuesday 2nd July 5.30pm till 7pm

Join us for the launch of Becky Alexis-Martin’s new book ‘Disarming Doomsday: The Human Impact of Nuclear Weapons since Hiroshima’ which explores the secret history of nuclear weapons by studying the places they build and tear apart, from Los Alamos to Hiroshima.

Book your free ticket here.



Centenary of WWI Peace Day Celebrations Bradford Industrial Museum

Sunday 21st July 10am till 4pm

Come and find our stall at this event and come and hear Shannen Johnson, our Learning and Engagement Officer giving a talk on the Treaty of Versailles and Its Consequences from 11am till 12pm.

Free, drop in, Bradford Industrial Museum.

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