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PHM and UCLan win Heritage Lottery Fund support for Changing Exhibition

Demon Drink - Image from Bessies Bun

22 February 2012

  The museum is delighted to announce The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have recently been granted £50,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards an exciting research project on the history of the Temperance Movement, working with the People’s History Museum. Led by Dr Annemarie McAllister from UCLan’s School of Education and Social Science, […]

Museum celebrates Manchester Histories Festival 2012

20 February 2012

The museum is delighted to be hosting a range of events to celebrate this year’s Manchester Histories Festival, running from Friday 24 February to Sunday 4 March 2012. MHF is a celebration of Greater Manchester’s unique history and heritage, through a ten day programme of events and activities.  With a wide range of activity from […]

Museum shortlisted to win visit from Martin Parr

Photograph from 'The Last Resort' series by Martin Parr

9 February 2012

The People’s History Museum is very excited to learn that we have been shortlisted to win a visit from contemporary artist Martin Parr in Culture24′s Connect10 Museums at Night competition.  Members of the public are invited to vote for us, or two other venues, to win a visit from Martin Parr.  We would be thrilled […]