Election! Britain Votes opens to rave reviews

“A new exhibition, Election! Britain Votes, at the People’s History Museum in Manchester explores the nature of democracy in a candid and sincere fashion that is far removed from the complacency we often get when museums try and do politics.”  Stephanie Boland, New Statesman. It’s one of the most important exhibitions you’ll see this year.  Election! Britain Votes at the People’s History Museum illustrates through historical artefacts and statistical analysis, just how democracy works and why it’s important to use your vote. The media response has been fantastic, with coverage including The Guardian, G2 preview feature and Guardian half term children’s …

In Challenging Times we need Radical Heroes

Fido has recently started working with the People’s History Museum in Manchester and thanks to its cracking new fundraising campaign, we had all the ingredients we needed to place the museum on the national news agenda. The exhibitions team has curated a list of 100 Radical Heroes, celebrating those Great British revolutionaries whose ideas helped shape the world we live in. Here are some links to the news coverage the campaign has generated: Guardian Daily Mirror New Statesman Culture 24 Newcastle Journal Northern Soul Daily Record Inspired by the museum’s internationally recognised collections, which tell the story of British people’s …