Closing of ‘A force for peace?’ The History of European Cooperation Exhibition

Closing of ‘A force for peace?’ The History of European Cooperation Exhibition

Exhibitions | 14-07-2016

There are only a few opportunities left to visit our ‘A force for peace?’ The History of European Cooperation Exhibition. The exhibition will close on Friday 22nd July as staff prepare for our upcoming temporary exhibition. The new exhibition will showcase the artwork of Maggie Glover, including newly acquired objects. Thank you to all those who […]

Good news! Extension of opening hours

Good news! Extension of opening hours

News | 05-05-2016

Fantastic news! Commencing from Wednesday 25th May, the Museum will now be open every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday!  Thanks to fundraising efforts and a grant award, the Museum has been able to extend staff hours, which in turn has meant an increase in visitor opening hours. The team will now have more time to further […]

Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter

News | 20-04-2016

Good News! Our Spring/Summer Newsletter is now available. You can download it here: Spring Summer 2016 Newsletter If you wish to be added to our mailing list or wish to recieve hard copies of the newsletter email info@peacemuseum.org.uk  

Northern Museums Volunteer Pass Scheme

Northern Museums Volunteer Pass Scheme

News | 06-04-2016

The Peace Museum is part of Museum Development Yorkshire’s, Northern Museums Volunteer Pass Scheme for 2016 – 2018.  The Northern Museums Volunteer Pass entitles volunteers to various benefits such as FREE entry and/or additional benefits at participating museums in Yorkshire and Humberside, North East and North West regions. As we are part of this scheme […]

NEW Exhibition: A force for peace? The History of European Cooperation

NEW Exhibition: A force for peace? The History of European Cooperation

Exhibitions | 16-03-2016

The Peace Museum is pleased to announce a new exhibition opening on Thursday 5th May and running until July 2016. It will feature a newly acquired 1919 copy of the Treaty of Versailles, objects relating to the League of Nations, the UN, and will explore the development of the European Economic Community, which became the European […]

Basque Exhibition – Special Opening Review

Basque Exhibition – Special Opening Review

News | 24-02-2016

Thank you to everybody who attended the special event: Basque Children in Yorkshire 1937 Opening Evening on Thursday 18th February. The event was an opportunity for people to view the exhibition produced by the Basque Children of ’37 Association UK which tells the story of child refugees from the Spanish Civil War who were evacuated […]

Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp Archives – the Lynette Edwell Collection.

Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp Archives – the Lynette Edwell Collection.

News | 19-11-2015

On November 17 a unique archive documenting all aspects of the Greenham Common Peace Women’s lives and campaigns will be made available to the public for the first time at Berkshire Record Office.  The archive will be known as the Lynette Edwell Collection and comprises primary source material entrusted to Lynette Edwell by Greenham women […]

New ‘Responses to Conflict’ Exhibition

New ‘Responses to Conflict’ Exhibition

Exhibitions | 12-11-2015

NEW “Responses to Conflict Exhibition” opening in November If you have visited the museum in recent weeks or you have been following our updates on social media, you may have already heard about our new exhibition.  It is now open to view, with some additions still to be made, in what was our World War […]

Event – Out of the Silence: Stories of the Conscientious Objectors of the First World War

Event – Out of the Silence: Stories of the Conscientious Objectors of the First World War

News | 20-10-2015

The Peace Museum is pleased to announce it will host a storytelling performance of ‘Out of the Silence’, Stories of the Conscientious Objectors of the First World War by Simon Heywood. The event will take place on the evening of November 23rd 2015 from 7:00pm, with the performance commencing at 7.30pm until 9pm. Entrance is […]

Hiroshima Day Event Success

Hiroshima Day Event Success

News | 15-07-2015

Bradford Hiroshima Day – August 6th On Thursday 6th August in commemoration of the 70 year anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima the museum held a joint event with Yorkshire CND. The event remembered those 80,000 civilians whose lives were abruptly taken on that fateful day in […]