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People’s History Museum 10 years on

3 February 2020
13 February 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of People’s History Museum (PHM) opening the doors to its current building; one that like the museum, fuses the historic and the contemporary. Having a purpose built home to house its collection has been transformational for the museum since its opening in 2010. As the national museum of democracy PHM proudly stands in the heart of Greater Manchester; a city region recognised for its own progressive spirit and representation of radical ideas

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2020 banner exhibition opens at People’s History

19 December 2019
People’s History Museum in Manchester will open 2020 by unveiling a new exhibition of historical and contemporary banners that will give visitors the first introduction to the theme of migration, which the national museum of democracy will be exploring in a full programme of activities throughout the year.

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People’s History Museum announces plans for 2020

2 December 2019
In 2020 People’s History Museum invites people to join the national museum of democracy on a year long journey in which it will explore the theme of migration. This will be its most ambitious programme ever and takes place during the year in which it will also mark its own 10th birthday. #PHM2020

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People's History Museum opens The Unfurlings exhibition created by people living with dementia

28 November 2019
An exhibition of 16 large banners created by people living with dementia from artist Ian Beesley, cartoonist Tony Husband and poet Ian McMillan. The Unfurlings banners will go on display at People’s History Museum from Monday 16 December 2019.

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National museum of democracy urges people to use their vote

19 November 2019
In advance of the UK general election on Thursday 12 December 2019 the national museum of democracy, People’s History Museum in Manchester, is urging people to use their vote.

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