2019 banner display opens from Saturday 19 January 2019 at PHM
11 January 2019
People’s History Museum in Manchester will open 2019 with a new exhibition of historic and contemporary banners that reflect themes of protest. This display launches a year of exhibitions and events to commemorate 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre (16 August 1819).
People’s History Museum collection put under the spotlight
7 December 2018
A series of short films by Professor Steven Fielding have been created to enable people to explore and access the stories behind some of the key pieces at PHM.
People’s History Museum celebrates ‘Our Emmeline’
4 December 2018
People’s History Museum is marking the centenary of the first women voting in a UK general election (14 December 1918) by taking part in the celebrations for the unveiling of a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst, known affectionately as ‘Our Emmeline,’ in St Peter’s Square, Manchester.
PHM’s Playwright in Residence to Debut Peter Tatchell Play
30 November 2018
New Stephen M Hornby work focusing on the infamous Bermondsey by-election to be performed during LGBT History Month 2019
People’s History Museum discover first written account of suffragette force-feeding
21 November 2018
Letter discovered detailing first written account of suffragette force-feeding to go on display at People’s History Museum from Wednesday 21 November 2018