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Petitioning Parliament and People Power in Modern Britain

Petitioning Parliament and People Power in Modern Britain

Discover the rise, fall, and rise again of Britain’s petitioning tradition

18 November 2017

Time 11:00 - 16:00

Duration 5 hours

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation.  Suggested donation £3

Before we had the vote, we had petitions!  Meet the team behind Durham University’s Petitions, Parliament, and People research project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust to find out more:

  • Join a short talk at 11.00am – 11.30am or 2.00pm – 2.30pm, revealing the rise, fall, and rise again of Britain’s petitioning tradition
  • Or drop in any time from 11.00am to 4.00pm to view a variety of petitions, on topics ranging from voting rights for working men and women, to animal rights, to the abolition of slavery

Part of UK Parliament Week 2017.

Suitable for adults and young people

  • Treat yourself to 10% off in The Left Bank cafe bar and 10% off in the museum shop when you attend an event at the People’s History Museum

Booking Requirements: Booking required via Eventbrite

  • For further information please contact the museum on 0161 838 9190 or email events@phm.org.uk