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 and events, and highlights from the museum's unique collection.
PHM’s Programme Officer, Zofia Kufeldt puts the spotlight on a Grunwick strike poster from 1977.
Whilst the museum is closed we’re taking the time to explore some of the treasures within our collection and their relevance today. This month we’re putting the spotlight on the ‘There Is No Planet B’ placard.
Here’s a selection of events, activities, and resources to keep you connected with the museum – at home and online.
On the anniversary of the 1848 Chartist mass meeting on Kennington Common, London, People’s History Museum’s (PHM) Researcher Dr Shirin Hirsch explores the life of PHM Radical William Cuffay – a ‘scion’ of Africa’s oppressed race – and reveals a precious, rare and poetic treasure of Cuffay’s from the museum’s collection.
Co-Chair and Trustee at People’s History Museum (PHM) Lord Steve Bassam of Brighton, a British Labour Party and Co-operative Party politician and a member of the House of Lords shares his very personal reasons for choosing to be the PHM Radical Sponsor of Jayaben Desai. We end the blog with ways you can support the museum.