Living History | Baddies – Conscience & Conflict During World War I

Look at life during World War I through the eyes of two brothers, Dougie and Arthur – one is a soldier, the other a conscientious objector.

Our Living History workshops use performance, interactive drama activities and gallery exploration to bring learning to life. Our sessions provide lots of opportunities for cross-curricular learning and link directly to the National Curriculum.

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Cost: £5 per learner (£4.50 per learner for groups in Greater Manchester). Minimum charge £95.


1hr 30mins for KS2 & KS3

45 mins – 1hr for KS4 to adult

Capacity: 30 children or 25 adults

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Many of our sessions are suitable, or can be adapted, for learners with specific needs.

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Find out more about this session and how it links to the National Curriculum:

Baddies Key Stage 3 & 4 Teachers’ Notes

Baddies Key Stage 3 Pre Visit Pack

Baddies Key Stage 3 Post Visit Pack

Part of the First World War Centenary Programme.

First World War Centenary, Led By IWM


All sessions from PHM’s Learning Programme can support your Artsmark journey.

Artsmark @ People's History Museum

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Book a Visit

For further information or to book a session you can contact the Learning Team on or 0161 838 9190.

Our sessions take place in our purpose built Mini Theatre space in Main Gallery One. This gallery is open to all our visitors during sessions. Whilst we endeavour to keep any external noise during a performance to a minimum, please be aware at times there may be external noise from other visitors in the galleries.

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