People’s History Museum

25th November 2022 | By Elena John

‘Disabled people are dying because of austerity’: stark message at opening of People’s History Museum exhibition

Austerity measures are putting the lives of disabled people at risk. That is the message surrounding Nothing About Us Without Us, an exhibition at the...


10th May 2022 | By Liam Taylor

People’s History Museum selected as finalist for biggest museum fund in the world

The People’s History Museum has been selected as a finalist for the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2022. The Manchester museum is one of...


22nd October 2021 | By [email protected]

The Longest Act: UK law spanning 348 metres celebrates 200th anniversary at the People’s History Museum

A piece of legisaltion known as The Longest Act is celebrating its 200th anniversary with a display at the People’s History Museum in Manchester. The...


6th March 2017 | By nq_admin

Charity stresses the importance of children understanding LGBT rights

A recent LGBT+ exhibition encourages children to attend to enable them to understand the struggles that the community has faced for generations. The exhibition ‘Never...


28th November 2016 | By nq_admin

The People’s History museum: a place where the past comes alive

The People’s History museum: a place where the past comes alive from Northern Quota on Vimeo. To think about your future you must first know your...


24th November 2016 | By nq_admin

People’s History Museum’s focus on gay rights struggle shows how much Britain has changed

The People’s History Museum isn't a place I would normally find myself enjoying, so it was much to my surprise when I found the museum...


22nd November 2016 | By nq_admin

Peoples history of Peterloo: Pots and poems remember Peterloo in age of perilous political protest

The memory of one event which changed political history forever remains captured in the glass cases of the People’s History Museum just off Left Bank...


10th November 2016 | By Pete Murray

Standing on the shoulders of giants: A guide through Manchester’s forgotten radical journalists

Both journalism and history are often at their most compelling for us when they touch our lives personally. So, amid bone-dry coverage of interest rates...