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Digest and discuss the US Election at PHM

It's now or never! © Paul Peter Piech

4 November 2016

Will the morning of 9 November 2016 see the first woman to enter the White House as President or will Trump triumph?  We invite you to digest and discuss this momentous occasion.

LGBT+ Colloquium at PHM

Never Going Underground

27 October 2016

Join us in celebrating the richness and diversity of LGBT+ people and communities

PHM Celebrates Black History Month

October 2016, Black Radical History WEA Course @ People's History Museum. Migrants make the NHS Anti Racist Day march, photograph © Mark Krantz

5 October 2016

Visit PHM during October and join in our programme of events to celebrate Black History Month

Call for Papers – Wars of Position: Marxism and Civil Society

28 September 2016

International conference at People’s History Museum, 8 – 10 June 2017

PHM receives major Arts Council England grant

4 August 2016

The People’s History Museum is delighted to have been awarded a Museum Resilience Fund grant of £273,600 from Arts Council England. Our project, Builders and Dreamers: the future of ideas worth fighting for, will transform our museum over the coming 18 months. At such a time of political and social change the People’s History Museum has […]

Loitering With Intent – events programme

23 July - 14 October 2016, Loitering With Intent. The Art and Politics of Walking in Manchester and Beyond @ People's History Museum. Image © Rachel Ravey

27 July 2016

Walk, play, wander and wonder with The Loiterers Resistance Movement

PHM is praised for quality food and drink

The Left Bank cafe bar @ People's History Museum © Captive North

6 June 2016

PHM is delighted The Left Bank cafe bar has been awarded a VisitEngland Quality Food & Drink Accolade

PHM celebrates Manchester Histories Festival 2016

PHM celebrates Manchester Histories Festival 2016

25 May 2016

Join us for an exciting programme of events celebrating our city’s history

Radicals Assemble! An audience with Betty Tebbs hosted by Maxine Peake

9 June 2016, Radical Hero: An audience with Betty Tebbs @ People's History Museum

23 May 2016

International activist and women’s rights campaigner Betty Tebbs will be sharing the incredible story of her life fighting for equality and for freedom, as guest of honour in the first Radicals Assemble! a series of after hours events at the People’s History Museum on Thursday 9 June, 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Hosted by actress and activist […]

PHM Highly Commended at Museums + Heritage Awards 2016

PHM Highly Commended at Museums + Heritage Awards 2016

19 May 2016

The museum is delighted to have been Highly Commended in the Fundraisers of the Year category at the Museums + Heritage Awards 2016, for our Sponsor a Radical Hero campaign. The Museums + Heritage Awards celebrate best practice within the world of museums, galleries and heritage visitor attractions, attracting hundreds of entries which compete to win one […]