People's History Museum

People's History Museum Explore the past, present and future of #ideasworthfightingfor at PHM, the national museum of democracy. Open Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm. FREE ENTRY People's History Museum provides opportunities for all people to learn about, be inspired by and get involved in ideas worth fighting for; ideas such as equality, social justice, co-operation, and a fair world for all.
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19/06/2021
More in Common: Voices of Manchester

Greater Manchester is home to nearly three million people. There are many things that make us different but what do we have in common with each other?

The Voices of Manchester project was led by four volunteers and was inspired by Jo Cox’s words: ‘We have more in common than that which divides us’. We wanted to know if this was true.

The project team invited local people to step forward for an experiment. We matched strangers from different backgrounds and asked them to take part in a recorded conversation.

Watch this animation and hear highlights from those conversations.
This display and project were developed and implemented by a group of four participants: Asma Begum, Catherine Chan, Joseph Timan, and Roger Rendell. The animation was created by Woven Ink.

The More in Common: in memory of Jo Cox exhibition will be on display at People’s History Museum until 24 April 2022.

Click the link to register to visit! ➡ https://bit.ly/2U9t5yQ

We’re open from Wed to Sun, 10.00am to 4.00pm and the museum is free to visit with a suggested donation of £5.

#JoCox #MoreinCommon #IdeasWorthFightingFor #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing

18/06/2021
More in Common: in memory of Jo Cox exhibition l The More in Common Network

This short film is a collaboration between The Jo Cox Foundation and members of the More in Common Network.

It explains what the More in Common Network is, what More in Common groups do, and calls on ordinary people to get involved in the movement.

Interested in being a part of The More in Common Network?
Register your interest here https://bit.ly/3gAc0qF

The More in Common: in memory of Jo Cox exhibition will be on display at People’s History Museum until 24 April 2022.

Click the link to register to visit! ➡ https://bit.ly/2U9t5yQ

We’re open from Wed to Sun, 10.00am to 4.00pm and the museum is free to visit with a suggested donation of £5.

#JoCox #MoreinCommon #IdeasWorthFightingFor #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing

NEW BLOG! Jill Cook, Head of Britain, Europe & Prehistory British Museum  takes a closer look at the #Lampedusa cross on...
18/06/2021

NEW BLOG! Jill Cook, Head of Britain, Europe & Prehistory British Museum takes a closer look at the #Lampedusa cross on display at PHM until Sun 5 Sept & then touring➡️https://bit.ly/3vAVoTF

#RefugeeWeek2021 #BMCrossings

ICYMI, you can watch this month's #RadicalLate event here ➡️ https://bit.ly/3gHfMxg

NEW BLOG! Jill Cook, Head of Britain, Europe & Prehistory British Museum takes a closer look at the #Lampedusa cross on display at PHM until Sun 5 Sept & then touring➡️https://bit.ly/3vAVoTF

#RefugeeWeek2021 #BMCrossings

ICYMI, you can watch this month's #RadicalLate event here ➡️ https://bit.ly/3gHfMxg

In the aftermath of Jo Cox murder, many worked to build something positive from the tragedy. In September 2016, Jo’s fri...
18/06/2021

In the aftermath of Jo Cox murder, many worked to build something positive from the tragedy.

In September 2016, Jo’s friends and family established The Jo Cox Foundation to honour her memory and spread her More in Common message. In 2017, they organised the first Great Get Together on the first anniversary of Jo’s murder.
People came together to celebrate their communities.

The Great Get Together has become an annual event and it begins today!
Why not take part yourself? https://bit.ly/3iPlq2L

The More in Common: in memory of Jo Cox exhibition will be on display at People’s History Museum until 24 April 2022.

Click the link to register to visit! ➡ https://bit.ly/2U9t5yQ

We’re open from Wed to Sun, 10.00am to 4.00pm and the museum is free to visit with a suggested donation of £5.

#JoCox #MoreinCommon #IdeasWorthFightingFor #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing

Join us in championing Jo’s words:‘We are far more united and have far more in common than that which divides us’.Now mo...
16/06/2021

Join us in championing Jo’s words:

‘We are far more united and have far more in common than that which divides us’.

Now more than ever, Britain needs to embrace, celebrate and find strength in what connects us.

The More in Common: in memory of Jo Cox exhibition will be on display at People’s History Museum until 24 April 2022.

Click the link to register to visit! ➡ https://bit.ly/2U9t5yQ

We’re open from Wed to Sun, 10.00am to 4.00pm and the museum is free to visit with a suggested donation of £5.

#JoCox #MoreinCommon #IdeasWorthFightingFor #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing

Join us in championing Jo’s words:

‘We are far more united and have far more in common than that which divides us’.

Now more than ever, Britain needs to embrace, celebrate and find strength in what connects us.

The More in Common: in memory of Jo Cox exhibition will be on display at People’s History Museum until 24 April 2022.

Click the link to register to visit! ➡ https://bit.ly/2U9t5yQ

We’re open from Wed to Sun, 10.00am to 4.00pm and the museum is free to visit with a suggested donation of £5.

#JoCox #MoreinCommon #IdeasWorthFightingFor #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing

Five years ago, Jo Cox MP was murdered.  The impact of Jo’s death was felt across the world not just in Britain.  The pu...
16/06/2021

Five years ago, Jo Cox MP was murdered. The impact of Jo’s death was felt across the world not just in Britain. The public reaction to the tragedy showed that Jo’s values of respect, unity and compassion were widely shared.

More in Common: in memory of Jo Cox exhibition explores Jo’s life and legacy is on display at People’s History Museum until 24 April 2022.

The exhibition features Jo Cox’s Memorial Wall, Our Yorkshire Rose banner, and placards left at the site of the attack in Birstall among many other tributes and stories.

To see the full exhibition, click the link to register to visit PHM ➡ https://bit.ly/3gAbVSv

We’re open from Wed to Sun, 10.00am to 4.00pm.

#JoCox #MoreInCommon #IdeasWorthFightingFor #ideasworthsharing

The England football team has many black players representing the Three Lions at EURO 2020, however, their path was pave...
14/06/2021

The England football team has many black players representing the Three Lions at EURO 2020, however, their path was paved by the likes of Viv Anderson, the first black player to represent the senior national team back in 1978. Click the link to read his blog about his experience ➡ bit.ly/3zp2ygV

Join us for tonight's #RadicalLate event, Exploring Crossings: community and refuge – A British Museum Spotlight Loan. H...
10/06/2021

Join us for tonight's #RadicalLate event, Exploring Crossings: community and refuge – A British Museum Spotlight Loan.

Hosted by PHM's Jenny Mabbott with an introduction from British Museum Director, Hartwig Fischer, the event will feature talks from Syrian-born artist Issam Kourbaj and Jill Cook, Keeper of Britain, Europe and Prehistory at the British Museum alongside a performance by guitarist and songwriter Ewan McLennan.

Booking required via the link ➡ bit.ly/3cz1OfE

#PHM #RadicalLate #LampedusaCross #BMCrossings #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing #EwanMcLennan

Join us for tonight's #RadicalLate event, Exploring Crossings: community and refuge – A British Museum Spotlight Loan.

Hosted by PHM's Jenny Mabbott with an introduction from British Museum Director, Hartwig Fischer, the event will feature talks from Syrian-born artist Issam Kourbaj and Jill Cook, Keeper of Britain, Europe and Prehistory at the British Museum alongside a performance by guitarist and songwriter Ewan McLennan.

Booking required via the link ➡ bit.ly/3cz1OfE

#PHM #RadicalLate #LampedusaCross #BMCrossings #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing #EwanMcLennan

02/06/2021
My First Protest Song - Saturday 5 Jun

What better way to start the weekend than with some music??

Join us on Saturday morning for some toe tapping tunes from times of change in My First Protest Song

Sat 5 June, 11.00am - 11.40am

Book now via the link >>> fb.me/e/1tuyfqfX6

#KidsMusic #KidsActivities

All Roads lead to PHM… (sort of)…This week (31 May – 05 June) is Bike Week so PHM’s Senior Visitor Services’ member (& a...
01/06/2021

All Roads lead to PHM… (sort of)…

This week (31 May – 05 June) is Bike Week so PHM’s Senior Visitor Services’ member (& avid cyclist), Callum White, wrote a blog to share a few tried & tested routes to PHM from around Manchester.

Click the link to see the routes ➡ bit.ly/3vzmKuf 💻 which one is your favourite?

If you cycle what routes do you take & what monuments do see along the way?

#LiveToRide #BikeWeek #BikeWeekUK #Manchester #CityCentre #Spinningfields #SunnyDays😍 #Blog

Need plans to make the most of the sunny halfterm? How about a free family day out with a free lunch at People's History...
01/06/2021

Need plans to make the most of the sunny halfterm? How about a free family day out with a free lunch at People's History Museum? 👀

We want photos of families enjoying PHM on Thurs 3 June and, to say thank you, we'll treat you all to lunch in the new Open Kitchen Cafe overlooking the River Irwell.

If interested contact [email protected]

Need extra support to visit? Let us know & we'll do our best to help

#FreeHalfTermActivities #halftermactivities #FamilyDayOut #MuseumDayOut

There is still time to book your place at our monthly textile workshop, The Fabric of Protest, taking place tomorrow (Sa...
28/05/2021

There is still time to book your place at our monthly textile workshop, The Fabric of Protest, taking place tomorrow (Sat 29 May) at 2pm online via Zoom.

This month we will be taking inspiration from 'The Threads that Bind Us' display in the More in Common: in memory of Jo Cox exhibition. We will be thinking about and stitching symbols and motives that represent our identities.

Book your place via the link ( ➡ bit.ly/3yJne2U 💻) and don't forget to download our accompanying resource!

#JoCox #MoreInCommon #FabricOfProtest #Migration #IdeasWorthExploring #MuseumFromHome #Craftivism

There is still time to book your place at our monthly textile workshop, The Fabric of Protest, taking place tomorrow (Sat 29 May) at 2pm online via Zoom.

This month we will be taking inspiration from 'The Threads that Bind Us' display in the More in Common: in memory of Jo Cox exhibition. We will be thinking about and stitching symbols and motives that represent our identities.

Book your place via the link ( ➡ bit.ly/3yJne2U 💻) and don't forget to download our accompanying resource!

#JoCox #MoreInCommon #FabricOfProtest #Migration #IdeasWorthExploring #MuseumFromHome #Craftivism

Check out the Spring issue of the Raring2go! Bury magazine to get some ideas of what's on around the Greater Manchester ...
25/05/2021

Check out the Spring issue of the Raring2go! Bury magazine to get some ideas of what's on around the Greater Manchester area.

The issue features PHM's More in Common exhibition, honouring Jo Cox and there's plenty more in there for you to explore.

Click the link to check it out ➡ https://bit.ly/3fh0lfG

#JoCox #MoreInCommon #IdeasWorthFightingFor #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing #HereForCultureMCR

Check out the Spring issue of the Raring2go! Bury magazine to get some ideas of what's on around the Greater Manchester area.

The issue features PHM's More in Common exhibition, honouring Jo Cox and there's plenty more in there for you to explore.

Click the link to check it out ➡ https://bit.ly/3fh0lfG

#JoCox #MoreInCommon #IdeasWorthFightingFor #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing #HereForCultureMCR

It was an incredible honour for us to welcome Jo Cox's friends & family to the opening of the exhibition honouring & cha...
19/05/2021

It was an incredible honour for us to welcome Jo Cox's friends & family to the opening of the exhibition honouring & championing her message of "More in Common."

Thank you to everyone involved, especially the Jo Cox Foundation & all of Jo's family, for the support with the project. We can't wait for everyone to visit the museum & see it.

Click the link to book your visit and we hope to see you soon➡ bit.ly/3fnteFC

#JoCox #MoreInCommon #IdeasWorthFightingFor #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthSharing

📢 PHM IS NOW BACK OPEN!! 📢Click the link to BOOK YOUR VISIT to the national museum of democracy and explore the past, pr...
19/05/2021

📢 PHM IS NOW BACK OPEN!! 📢

Click the link to BOOK YOUR VISIT to the national museum of democracy and explore the past, present & future of ideas worth fighting for through PHM's galleries, exhibitions, archive, shop, & new cafe & bar ➡ bit.ly/2RmqGj4

See you soon! 😁🥳

#HereForCultureMCR #HereForCulture #PHM #Museum #Reopening #Manchester

📢 PHM IS NOW BACK OPEN!! 📢

Click the link to BOOK YOUR VISIT to the national museum of democracy and explore the past, present & future of ideas worth fighting for through PHM's galleries, exhibitions, archive, shop, & new cafe & bar ➡ bit.ly/2RmqGj4

See you soon! 😁🥳

#HereForCultureMCR #HereForCulture #PHM #Museum #Reopening #Manchester

Just 1 more night's sleep and it'll be REOPENING DAY!! 👀🥳We're so excited to welcome you back into the building and show...
18/05/2021

Just 1 more night's sleep and it'll be REOPENING DAY!! 👀🥳

We're so excited to welcome you back into the building and show you all the amazing new content we have in the exhibitions! ❤️

The opening times from tomorrow (Wednesday 19 May) will be Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm, but remember to BOOK YOUR VISIT via the link ➡ bit.ly/2RmqGj4 💻

#HereForCulture #PHM #Museum #ReopeningSoon #Manchester

Just 1 more night's sleep and it'll be REOPENING DAY!! 👀🥳

We're so excited to welcome you back into the building and show you all the amazing new content we have in the exhibitions! ❤️

The opening times from tomorrow (Wednesday 19 May) will be Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm, but remember to BOOK YOUR VISIT via the link ➡ bit.ly/2RmqGj4 💻

#HereForCulture #PHM #Museum #ReopeningSoon #Manchester

Another Manchester Monday. But with a brilliant new dawn as culture leaps back to life… Click the link to find out more ...
17/05/2021

Another Manchester Monday. But with a brilliant new dawn as culture leaps back to life…

Click the link to find out more about what Manchester has to offer 🐝 www.visitmanchester.com/culture

#HereforCultureMCR

Another Manchester Monday. But with a brilliant new dawn as culture leaps back to life…

Click the link to find out more about what Manchester has to offer 🐝 www.visitmanchester.com/culture

#HereforCultureMCR

Just 2 more days before we reopen on Wednesday (19 May) 🥳We've got some amazing new content and we can't wait to welcome...
17/05/2021

Just 2 more days before we reopen on Wednesday (19 May) 🥳

We've got some amazing new content and we can't wait to welcome you back into the building!❤️

Opening times are Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm, but remember to BOOK YOUR VISIT via the link ➡ bit.ly/2RmqGj4 💻

#HereForCulture #PHM #Museum #ReopeningSoon #Manchester

Just 2 more days before we reopen on Wednesday (19 May) 🥳

We've got some amazing new content and we can't wait to welcome you back into the building!❤️

Opening times are Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm, but remember to BOOK YOUR VISIT via the link ➡ bit.ly/2RmqGj4 💻

#HereForCulture #PHM #Museum #ReopeningSoon #Manchester

Courtesy of our friends at the National Football Museum ❤👏We can't wait to welcome you all back into the museum from Wed...
14/05/2021

Courtesy of our friends at the National Football Museum ❤👏

We can't wait to welcome you all back into the museum from Wed (19 May).

We've got even more incredible stories to share, like the story of Jo Cox (which was curated with the Jo Cox Foundation), & many more.

Click the link now to book your visit ➡️ http://bit.ly/2RmqGj4

#JoCox #MoreInCommon🤝 #IdeasWorthExploring #IdeasWorthFightingFor #IdeasWorthSharing #HereForCulture

ONE WEEK TO GO! 👀We're super excited to reopen PHM's doors on Wed 19 May! Click the link to BOOK YOUR VISIT to the natio...
12/05/2021

ONE WEEK TO GO! 👀

We're super excited to reopen PHM's doors on Wed 19 May!

Click the link to BOOK YOUR VISIT to the national museum of democracy & find what to expect when you get there ➡ bit.ly/3eGyBzu

Opening times are Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm. We look forward to welcoming you back! ❤

#HereForCulture #PHM #Museum #ReopeningSoon

ONE WEEK TO GO! 👀

We're super excited to reopen PHM's doors on Wed 19 May!

Click the link to BOOK YOUR VISIT to the national museum of democracy & find what to expect when you get there ➡ bit.ly/3eGyBzu

Opening times are Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm. We look forward to welcoming you back! ❤

#HereForCulture #PHM #Museum #ReopeningSoon

#OTD in 1882, staunch political campaigner & leading suffragette, Sylvia Pankhurst was born.She was a tireless and commi...
05/05/2021

#OTD in 1882, staunch political campaigner & leading suffragette, Sylvia Pankhurst was born.

She was a tireless and committed activist, writer and artist, who campaigned for women's suffrage in Britain as well as human rights, internationally and we're proud to have her as a PHM radical.

Click the link to find out which radical you are in our radicals quiz ➡ phm.org.uk/radicals-quiz

#SylviaPankhurst #PHMRadical #History #BritishHistory #suffragette #WomensRights #WomenInHistory #OnThisDay #OnthisDayInHistory

#OTD in 1882, staunch political campaigner & leading suffragette, Sylvia Pankhurst was born.

She was a tireless and committed activist, writer and artist, who campaigned for women's suffrage in Britain as well as human rights, internationally and we're proud to have her as a PHM radical.

Click the link to find out which radical you are in our radicals quiz ➡ phm.org.uk/radicals-quiz

#SylviaPankhurst #PHMRadical #History #BritishHistory #suffragette #WomensRights #WomenInHistory #OnThisDay #OnthisDayInHistory

We're delighted to announce we plan to reopen PHM's doors on Wed 19 May! 🥳Click the link to book your visit to the natio...
30/04/2021

We're delighted to announce we plan to reopen PHM's doors on Wed 19 May! 🥳

Click the link to book your visit to the national museum of democracy & find what to expect when you get there https://bit.ly/3eGyBzu

Opening times will be Wed to Sun, 10am-4pm. Excited to welcome you back!

#HereForCulture #MuseumReopening #WelcomeBack

We're delighted to announce we plan to reopen PHM's doors on Wed 19 May! 🥳

Click the link to book your visit to the national museum of democracy & find what to expect when you get there https://bit.ly/3eGyBzu

Opening times will be Wed to Sun, 10am-4pm. Excited to welcome you back!

#HereForCulture #MuseumReopening #WelcomeBack

#OnThisDay (27 April) in 1759, Mary Wollstonecraft, the early feminist philosopher, writer, advocate of women's rights (...
27/04/2021

#OnThisDay (27 April) in 1759, Mary Wollstonecraft, the early feminist philosopher, writer, advocate of women's rights (& PHM Radical!) was born.

To mark the event with your school, explore her fascinating life and legacy through these engaging learning resources produced in partnership with Newington Green Meeting House: Revolutionary Ideas Since 1708 and The Wollstonecraft Society ➡https://bit.ly/3gFMsc8

#OTD #mw262 #MaryWollstonecraft #WomenInHistory #FeministWriters

#OnThisDay (27 April) in 1759, Mary Wollstonecraft, the early feminist philosopher, writer, advocate of women's rights (& PHM Radical!) was born.

To mark the event with your school, explore her fascinating life and legacy through these engaging learning resources produced in partnership with Newington Green Meeting House: Revolutionary Ideas Since 1708 and The Wollstonecraft Society ➡https://bit.ly/3gFMsc8

#OTD #mw262 #MaryWollstonecraft #WomenInHistory #FeministWriters

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Reopening Thursday 3 December 2020. People’s History Museum (PHM) in Manchester is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future. The museum provides opportunities for all people to learn about, be inspired by and get involved in ideas worth fighting for; ideas such as equality, social justice, co-operation, and a fair world for all.

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