Author Archives: daisy.nicholson

PHM launches campaign to bring Manchester’s suffragette banner home

The People’s History Museum (PHM) is calling on supporters to help it bring home to Manchester a significant and rare suffragette banner that was created over 100 years ago at the height of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) campaign led by Emmeline Pankhurst.  The museum is asking people to donate to a crowd-funding campaign […]

Continuum: Framing Trans Lives in 21st Century Britain

Opening on Saturday 24 June, Continuum is one of the first large-scale group exhibitions in the UK dedicated to promoting trans art.

PHM prepares for the nation to go to the polls

As Britain prepares to go to the polls on Thursday 8 June, the People’s History Museum is preparing to play its role in the nation’s affairs as the museum of democracy.  We  invite visitors to gain insight from our collections, and to take part in our conversations and debates. Across our galleries the story of democracy is there to explore from […]

PHM Wins at Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2017

The People’s History Museum is delighted the Community Curators of our changing exhibition Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights have won the Museums + Heritage Award 2017 for Volunteer Team of the Year!  The results were announced in a ceremony held at the Historic Staterooms of London’s 8 Northumberland Avenue on 17 May – […]

New Dawn? 20 years since the 1997 general election

The 1997 general election was a unique moment in Britain’s modern democratic history; one which is captured, examined and discussed in an exhibition taking place at the People’s History Museum, running from Saturday 25 March to Sunday 4 June 2017.  The exhibition will explore ‘New’ Labour’s victory, helping visitors reflect on the issues it raised […]

New Dawn? 20 years since the 1997 general election