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Thank you to our supporters

18 November 2010

Firstly, thank you for all the messages of support.  It is really encouraging to hear how passionate people are about the national story we tell.     At the moment the museum is putting all its energies into working with our funders to find the best possible way forward. If you want to actively support us, […]

Museum statement on funding cuts

17 November 2010

Following the announcement last week by the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) the museum will see its funding reduced by about 15% from 2011/12 across four years in line with the Comprehensive Spending Review in October.  The DCMS funding currently provides approx 20% of the total for the museum.    From April 2011 […]

PHM wins a web award

16 November 2010

The museum was thrilled to win its first national award on Friday night.  People’s History Museum and Reading Room, our digital agency, won a DADI (Drum Awards for the Digital Industries) at the annual awards ceremony held on Friday 12 November.  Our website (www.phm.org.uk) was one of four finalists in the best website in the […]

Museum welcomes Mayor of Nagasaki

4 November 2010

The museum is delighted to welcome the Mayor of Nagasaki along with colleagues from the city to Manchester.  Mr Tomihisa Taue together with Cllr Mark Hackett, the Lord Mayor of Manchester, visited the People’s History Museum this morning to look at a new exhibition and unveil a new plaque dedicated to victims of atomic bombs. The new Community […]