Heritage Show + Tell is a chance for people passionate about heritage in Yorkshire to come together and share their work, get feedback on ideas and meet new collaborators. Everyone welcome: community heritage groups, freelancers, museum professionals, archivists, students and academics.
The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 22 November. Join us for an optional Theatres through time heritage tour at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).
4.00-5.00pm Optional tour
Join us for an optional Theatres through time heritage tour led by University of Leeds alumna, Dominique Triggs.
5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have a full programme of three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:
York Science Trail
John Bibby, Yorkshire Philosophical Society/University of York
The Bring Back St Blaise’s Festival – reviving and inventing traditions
Glyn Watkins, Poet, writer and showman
Indigenous Knowledge – nature’s gift?
Diane Shillito, Photographic Artist & MA Creative Practice Student, Leeds College of Art
Yorkshire, seaweed and static electricity: Fashion tales through archives
Fiona Blair, Enterprise of Culture, School of History
Re-Making Leeds: Traditional building skills training
Sarah Neville, Heritage Construction Skills Development Manager, Leeds City Council
FKT: Fastest known times in the Yorkshire landscape
Timothy Forster, Ultra Marathon Athlete
Theatres Through Time
Dominique Triggs, University of Leeds
The City Centre Brought to Life
Karen Downham, Leeds Local & Family History Library
Interwoven Histories: Making Visible Leeds’ Hidden Immigrant Workforce
Kerstin Doble, Pavilion
Connecting Communities with Local History: A History Pin Connections Project
Sally Hughes, History Pin Outreach Librarian, Library and Information Service, Leeds City Council
Queens of Industry: Beauty Parades or Industry Icons?
John McGoldrick, Curator of Industrial History, Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills
If you would like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org Please indicate if you would also like to book a place on the Theatres through time heritage tour.
For more information, see our blogsite.
Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library, with support from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.