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Make Your Mark workshops

24 March 2023
People’s History Museum is inviting visitors to get hands on during their visit to the national museum of democracy by taking part in a Make Your Mark workshop. Get ready to meet The Manchester Argonaut, roll up your sleeves and have some fun with clay on Wednesday 5 April and Wednesday 12 April.

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Birthday outing for the Manchester suffragette banner

2 March 2023
People’s History Museum is preparing to put on public display one of its most treasured collection items, the Manchester suffragette banner of 1908. It represents the fight for Votes for Women and puts Manchester’s, and specifically Emmeline Pankhurst’s, role in this quest at its very heart. In June 1908 the banner was first unfurled in Manchester’s Stevenson Square alongside the suffragette leader and 115 years later, on 21 June 2023 it will go on display again in its home city.

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Set your sights on People’s History Museum at February Half Term

31 January 2023
People’s History Museum (PHM) is asking visitors to do a double take when they visit the museum during February Half Term. Two fun filled exploits await families that will keep them on their toes requiring both imagination and the very best detective skills, so get set for Banner Bingo and Museum Mystery Trail at People’s History Museum.

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People’s History Museum looks to the future

17 January 2023
People’s History Museum (PHM) is striving towards its vision of being a museum that is as welcoming and accessible as it can possibly be with the news that it has achieved Museum of Sanctuary status and been awarded funding to begin a programme of work that will make its building more accessible. It is planning for a bold year ahead in its programmes, activism and visitor experiences.

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PHM's 2023 Banner Exhibition leads the march for change

14 December 2022
People’s History Museum’s 2023 Banner Exhibition, opening on Saturday 21 January 2023, will be a compelling reminder for visitors to the national museum of democracy of the power of collective action.

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