Learn | Ideas worth learning about

Learn about, be inspired by and get involved in ideas worth fighting for; ideas such as equality, social justice, co-operation, and a fair world for all.

People's History Museum offers an engaging online Learning Programme for early years, schools, colleges, universities, community groups, young people, adults, and families.

The museum's online learning sessions have been specially adapted to support your learning and to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Online learning sessions

My First Protest Song

My First Protest Song with singer-songwriter Matt Hill and People's History Museum

An interactive performance full of toe tapping tunes from times of change.  Make some noise and sing some songs!

Suitable for under 5s and their grown ups.

Make some noise

Vital Voters: The Power of Campaign

Vital Voters project at People's History Museum, design by Katie Mae Jones, photo by Callum Shaw on Unsplash

Explore items from PHM’s collection to discover the power of campaign.

Suitable for ages 10 to 17.


An Introduction to The Fabric of Protest

The Fabric of Protest online with People's History Museum

Explore how textiles have been used in historic and contemporary protests, looking at examples from PHM’s collection.

Suitable for ages 14 to adults.


Have Your Say

LGBT+ badge collection at People's History Museum

A facilitated discussion on a topic that matters to your group.

Suitable for ages 14 to adults.


Collection highlights tour

Grunwick Strike Committee banner, 1976 © People's History Museum

Explore PHM’s unique collections on a virtual guided tour with a member of museum staff.

Suitable for ages 16 to adults.

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Get in touch

People's History Museum, Manchester UK

For further information or to book a session, please complete the enquiry form below or contact the Learning Team by email at learning@phm.org.uk.

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Your Artsmark journey with PHM

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PHM is a proud Artsmark partner supporting schools to offer enriching arts experiences.  The museum’s learning sessions can support your Artsmark journey.

Find out more about Artsmark


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PHM’s online learning sessions offer something for all ages and families of all shapes and sizes.  The museum is Family Friendly throughout, with hands-on stuff in every gallery for all visitors to enjoy.

Family Friendly favourites at PHM

Ideas Worth Exploring

Discover events, activities, and resources to connect you with PHM’s unique collections and stories, exploring the development of democracy in Britain.

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Ideas Worth Exploring - at home and online with People’s History Museum
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