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UCLan need your help

13 October 2011

The People’s History Museum is working with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) on a funding bid to hopefully culminate in an exhibition about the temperance movement in 2012 at the museum.  The temperance movement, in which people took the pledge not to drink alcohol, effectively began in the North West. It was a significant […]

Greener Museums

8 October 2011

The People’s History Museum is pleased to be part of a national initiative to improve sustainability across museums. We have instigated almost 40 different ways of working to help reduce our carbon footprint and to ensure the building is as sustainable as possible.  Examples of what we are doing to be green in the museum […]

Black History Month 2011

3 October 2011

The museum has various events and activities to celebrate Black History Month throughout October.  We’re really pleased to announce that Viv Anderson’s England shirt is now on public display.  Viv very kindly loaned the shirt to us earlier in the year and since then it has been conserved in our Textile Conservation Studio so that […]