People's History Museum blog

PHM is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.

On this blog we share posts from the PHM team and other experts, with behind the scenes stories, coverage of PHM's exhibitions, events, and Learning Programme, and highlights from the museum's unique collection.

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Enjoy Manchester’s museums and galleries this Autumn

22 October 2021


Plan and book your visits with this guide to our top cultural picks this autumn in Manchester. 

 

 



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Adam Hewitt from the charity Hope for Justice

Hope for Justice: Working to end modern slavery

18 October 2021


As part of Migration: a human story, PHM’s Community Programme Team felt strongly about representing those who have experienced modern slavery and felt it was important to raise awareness that this is not a historical issue.  In this blog Adam Hewitt from Hope for Justice tells us more about what modern slavery is, how the charity helps those affected by modern slavery and how you can look out for the signs. 



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Sisters Uncut protest, London, 2018 © Holly Falconer

10 famous protests the Policing Bill would've threatened

11 October 2021


For this blog we’re sharing a list of famous UK protests, prepared by Amnesty International, that would’ve been impossible under the Policing Bill.  From children protesting for Fridays for Future, to protests for Black Lives Matter and ending apartheid in South Africa, discover how our proud history of protest has shaped a better world today.



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People’s History Museum’s (PHM) Community Programme Team Jo Yee Cheung

Migration: a human story

28 September 2021


Migration: a human story is now open at the museum until April 2022. In this blog, People’s History Museum’s (PHM) Community Programme Team Jo Yee Cheung talks about the museum’s migration project and the new series of related interventions which inject strong contemporary issues into the heart of the main galleries.



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PHM Community Curator Jenny White

A British Export that has Defined LGBT+ History, Past and Present

27 August 2021


As part of People History Museum’s (PHM) current programme exploring migration, the museum commissioned a virtual LGBT+ history tour focusing on the themes of race, migration and empire from refugee rights campaigners Prossy Kakooza and Maggy Moyo,  and PHM Community Curator Jenny White.  In this blog post Jenny introduces a selection of items from the museum’s galleries and collection that featured in the tour.

 



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