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Craftivism inspires Heritage Open Days at People’s History Museum @PHMMcr

11 September 2019
People’s History Museum (PHM) is marking this year’s Heritage Open Days (13 September to 22 September 2019) in the spirit of craftivism as part of its exploration of the past, present and future of protest throughout 2019. The acquisition of a rare Peterloo artefact that will go on display at the museum expresses craftivism of the past, whilst looking to the future there is the opportunity to be inspired by the work and vision of the Craftivist Collective.

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The Art of Gentle Protest Craftivism at People’s History Museum

14 August 2019
A craftivism workshop on the art of gentle protest will take place at People’s History Museum for a special Heritage Open Days event on Sunday 22 September as part of a national project supported by People’s Postcode Lottery.  #DaretoDream craftivism workshop will be led by award winning activist and founder of the global Craftivist Collective, Sarah Corbett, and forms a creative highlight in a year during which the museum is exploring the past, present and future of protest.

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Radicalism & reform remembered in museum-inspired course

23 July 2019
The legacy of the Peterloo Massacre will be explored in a new free-to-join, museum-inspired online course, launching August 2019: 200 years on from this milestone in British democracy.

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The Most Radical Street in Manchester? at People’s History Museum

17 July 2019
A new exhibition at People’s History Museum (PHM), The Most Radical Street in Manchester? (Saturday 20 July to Sunday 22 September), gives people the chance to discover fascinating stories of protest, and the streets and places where over the centuries ideas worth fighting for were born and championed.

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Descendant Donates Rare Peterloo Artefact to People’s History Museum

12 July 2019
On Friday 19 July 2019 a very rare Peterloo artefact will go on display at People’s History Museum (PHM), known as the Peterloo cane.

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