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Learning – Autumn 2016

  • Black History Month at PHM
  • Free Parliament Week school workshops
  • New exhibition: The Art of Paul Peter Piech
  • A-level History archive session: Russia 1917-1922
  • Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen
  • Manchester Youth Council: Make Your Mark 2016
 
 
Living History - No Bed of Roses @ People's History Museum

Black History Month at PHM

Bring your group to see one of our migration stories to celebrate Black History Month.  In Moving Stories – Migration & Identity, meet Anita Sharma in Manchester in the 1960s as she explores her identity.  In No Bed of Roses – From the Caribbean to Manchester meet Gabrielle and help with her life changing decision to move to England.
  Parliament Week school workshops 14 & 17 November @ People's History Museum

Free Parliament Week workshops

Parliament’s Education Service will deliver free, full day schools workshops with PHM on 14 November (KS2) and 17 November (KS3).  Listen to an introduction to parliament, take part in a debate, design your own political party, discover what happened at Peterloo and explore the history of democracy in the museum galleries.  To make a booking please contact the Learning Team on 0161 838 9190 or learning@phm.org.uk.
 
 
1 October 2016 - 12 February 2017, Dedicated to all Defenders of Human Freedoms. The Art of Paul Peter Piech @ People's History Museum

Dedicated to all Defenders of Human Freedoms. The Art of Paul Peter Piech

Paul Peter Piech was one of the most remarkable printmakers of the 20th century.  His prolific body of work focuses on radical politics, equality and a love of jazz and poetry.  Bring your group to PHM to find out about his life and work as well as his printing techniques in our new exhibition, running from Saturday 1 October to Sunday 12 February 2017.
  The Communist, 13 May 1922, The Genoa Tea Party

A-level History archive session – Russia 1917-1922: Revolution, Civil War and Repression

These sessions will give students the experience of studying authentic and rarely seen documents, working with PHM's archivists to develop analytical skills, extend their knowledge, and to provide a unique foundation for coursework.  Participating groups will also be given a pen drive with reproductions of 24 documents, questions and contextual background.  To make a booking please contact the Learning Team on 0161 838 9190 or learning@phm.org.uk.
 
 
Striking a Light The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their Place in History by Louise Raw

Shop highlight: Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen

With the monthly Fabric of Protest sessions currently creating a banner commemorating the Match Girls’ Strike of 1888, we have the perfect book to learn more about it.  Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their Place in History by historian Louise Raw will teach you all you need to know about this incredible event in history.
  Manchester Youth Council Make Your Mark Campaign 2016

Manchester Youth Council: Make Your Mark Campaign 2016

Manchester Youth Council are taking part in the largest UK youth ballot.  We would like you to join Manchester to enable young people to tell leaders what matters most to them.  Last year Manchester collected 22,639 ballots and also got Tackling Racism on the ballot.  To vote online visit UK Youth Parliament's website.