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 […]

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 […]

Travelling Peace Dove

Travelling Peace Dove

News | 17-12-2015

Last Thursday we had the privilege of welcoming Cynthia and Atma from the charity Peace Mala.  They came with one of their 14 small symbolic travelling peace doves.  The doves have been travelling all around the world and will soon be travelling to places such as Africa, Israel and Japan.  Each dove is made from […]

New Temporary Exhibition: Basque Children in Yorkshire 1937.

New Temporary Exhibition: Basque Children in Yorkshire 1937.

Exhibitions | 09-12-2015

Los niños vascos: Basque Children in Yorkshire 1937 Exhibition The Peace Museum is pleased to be hosting an exhibition produced by the Basque Children of ’37 Association UK which tells the often untold story of child refugees from the Spanish Civil War. These children were encouraged by the Basque government to evacuate their homes and […]

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 […]

Heritage Open Day Special Opening Review

Heritage Open Day Special Opening Review

News | 29-07-2015

A Busy Two Days! Our Heritage Open Day Special Openings on the 10th and 11th September saw visitors old and new coming to the Museum. We had exciting handling activities, children’s activities and of course refreshments! The days were a success and it was exciting to be part of the nationwide celebration of all things […]

New Facebook

New Facebook

News | 15-07-2015

The Peace Museum has a new facebook page! We need as many ‘Likes’ as possible to keep in touch with our supporters, updating on events and recent news from the Museum. Here is the link www.facebook.com/peacemuseumbradford Visitors to the Museum can also ‘check in’ on Facebook. Don’t forget to invite your friends!  

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 […]