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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).

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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