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Learning – Spring 2015

  • Election! Britain Votes – Learning Resources
  • Reduced Art of Protest workshop until June 2015
  • Debates & Drama, Learning CPD workshop – 23 June 2015
  • Easter holiday Family Friendly events!
  • National Youth Debate – Manchester
  • New Key Stage 2 show launches at MOSI
Preparing for the election, 1974. Election! exhibition at People's History Museum

Election! Britain Votes – Learning Resources

Learning about British values or elections?  Visit our current changing exhibition Election! Britain Votes to find out about all things voting.  We have produced a set of free self-led resources for primary, secondary and community groups to accompany the exhibition.  You can also book one of our Election! themed workshops for your group.

pARTicipate workshop Art of Protest @ People's History Museum

Reduced Art of Protest workshop until June 2015

How and why do people protest?  As Britain builds up to the general election, why not explore historic and contemporary protests and create your own protest art in this workshop.  Our Art of Protest workshop is reduced for the duration of the Election! exhibition and is part of our Election! Learning offerElection! runs until Sunday 28 June 2015.
Learning @ People's History Museum

Debates & Drama, full day Learning CPD workshop – 23 June 2015

PHM is holding a special Learning CPD event on Tuesday 23 June 2015.  We’re working with Parliament’s Education Service and the Drama Education Department at Manchester Metropolitan University, to explore the use of debates and role play within Learning sessions.  For more information or to book a place please contact the Learning Team:
  Easter holiday activities @ People's History Museum

Easter holiday Family Friendly events!

Why not visit PHM during the holidays and create your own election manifesto collage or show us what a perfect politician looks like at our craft table.  Under 5s can join our adventure to find out who stole Mr Ordinary’s Thinking and Doing.  Please check our website for further details.  There's also the usual hands-on stuff in every gallery for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
26 March 2015, National Youth Debate @ People's History Museum

National Youth Debate – Manchester

Want to ask your local politicians the questions that matter to you?  If you are aged 16 to 24 come along to the National Youth Debate at the museum on Thursday 26 March 2015.  Take the opportunity to join in the debate and decide who will get your vote in the 2015 general election.  Booking required via Eventbrite.  
  Infinity Room @ MOSI

New KS2 show launches at MOSI

The Wonder of the Light explores how the principals of light are used to WOW people; from mischievous magicians creating scary illusions, to scientists developing mind-blowing technology.  For more information and to book call the Learning Department at MOSI on 0161 833 0027 or email