Speakers announced for Heritage Show + Tell 2 October 2014

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, students and academics.

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries on Thursday 2 October 2014. Join us for an optional tour of the new Roman Empire: Power and People exhibition at Leeds City Museum at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm.

4.00-5.00pm Tour of Leeds City Museum

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at the Museum (Thoresby Room)

We have nine three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine.  Speakers include:

Elinor Camille-Wood (The Laurence Sterne Trust at Shandy Hall), Discovering The Good Humour Club: laughter and leisure in eighteenth-century York

Nina Kane (Cast-Off Drama), Cast-Off Drama: life-modelling theatre and body art at Leeds Art Gallery

Eleanor Warren, (The Churches Conservation Trust in Yorkshire), Historic Churches at Risk: John Harrison’s legacy and student engagement in Leeds

Dominique Triggs (Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship, University of Leeds), Leeds Theatres in the Past and Present: how has the theatrical heritage of Leeds influenced the current landscape of theatre in the city?

Sue Ottley-Hughes (Friends of Stank Hall Barn), Stank Hall archaeology site and its place in the historical landscape of Beeston and South Leeds

Sara Gonzalez (School of Geography, University of Leeds), Kirkgate Market in Leeds: a social and cultural heritage at a crossroad

Emily Sykes and Laura Swithenbank (Art Gallery and Museum Studies, University of Leeds), Theatres at War: a collaborative exhibition

Catherine Hayward (City Varieties), The Wonderful World of Woodhouse: intergenerational practice at City Varieties Music Hall’

Graham Wileman (G+ Studio – Design for Museums, Galleries, Interiors) and Gwendolen Whitaker (Freelance Curator), Style Picks & Men in the Mirror: exhibiting fashion & facial hair in Wakefield

If you’d like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, register by emailing ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk  Please indicate if you would also like to book a place on the tour.

Heritage Show + Tell is funded through the University of Leeds Cultural and Creative Industries Exchange and co-hosted by Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and the Centre for Collaborative Heritage Research.  It is organised in partnership with Leeds Museums and Galleries.

Heritage Show + Tell 2 October 2014: call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries. Join us on 2 October for an optional tour at 4pm, followed by short presentations and networking from 5 to 7pm at Leeds City Museum.

We’re currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their work in three minutes! For more information see http://heritageshowtell.wordpress.com/about/

If you’d like to sign up as one of the speakers, contact Helen Graham, ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk 

Speakers announced for Heritage Show + Tell 12 June 2014

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, students and academics.

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries on Thursday 12 June 2014. Join us for an optional tour of Leeds City Museum at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm.

4.00-5.00pm Tour of Leeds City Museum

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at the Museum

We have eight three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine.  Speakers include:

Carys Wilkins (School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds), Designing an immersive experience: David Bowie at the V&A

Alison Cullingford (Special Collections, University of Bradford), The Man from (New) Atlantis: the Mitrinovic Project at the University of Bradford

Pat Hadley (York Museums Trust), From a basement box to 72 thousand views: getting the Middleham Hoard on Wikipedia

Ian Fraser (Leeds Museums and Galleries), Britain’s got brains: understand the journey, plot the course

Daniel Mutibwa and Fiona Philip (Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds),Pararchive: Open Access Community Storytelling and the Digital Archive

Laura King (Arts Engaged, University of Leeds), Risk and Childbirth: Exploring Controversy in the Thackray Medical Museum

Megan Clement (Archaeological Services WYAS), Access to Archaeology: Disability and Community Archaeology

Victoria Hoyle (School of History, University of York), Building a ‘Gateway to History’: Communities and Archives in York

If you’d like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, register with Helen Graham, ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk  Please indicate if you would also like to book a place on the tour.

Heritage Show + Tell is funded through the University of Leeds Cultural and Creative Industries Exchange and co-hosted by Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and the Centre for Collaborative Heritage Research.  It is organised in partnership with Leeds Museums and Galleries.

For more information, see our blogsite

Heritage Show + Tell, 12 June 2014 – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries. Join us for a tour of Leeds City Museum at 4pm, followed by short presentations and networking from 5 to 7pm.

We’re currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their work in three minutes! For more information see http://heritageshowtell.wordpress.com/about/

If you’d like to sign up as one of the speakers, contact Helen Graham, h.graham@leeds.ac.uk

Speakers announced for Heritage Show + Tell 13 March

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries on Thursday 13 March 2014. Join us for a tour of the Leeds Art Gallery at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm around the corner at Leeds City Museum.

We have seven three minute presentations, followed by the chance to network over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

Sally Rodgers (Heeley Farm) ‘Exploring Tinsley Manor’

Sue Ottley-Hughes (Stank Hall Barn) ‘Stank Halls and Barn – Mislaid Heritage of Leeds’

Trizia Wells (Helping Hands, Eureka!) ‘Access All Areas: Helping Hands at Eureka!’

Helen Moore (York Minster) ‘Gothic v Street: Urban Art Live at York Minster’

Nick Cass (Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage, University of Leeds) ‘Intersecting Practices (or ‘What Happens When You See a Ghost at the Bronte Parsonage?’)’

Abigail Harrison Moore (Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage, University of Leeds) ‘What is the EPQ?: Engaging 16-18 year olds in museum, gallery and archive collections’

Jude Woods (Leeds Art Gallery) ‘Queer Culture – queers queering the queer’

If you’d like to come to the tour or the Heritage Show + Tell event, register with Helen Graham, ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell: change of date to 13 March

The date for the next Heritage Show + Tell has been changed to Thursday 13 March 2013 (this event was originally scheduled for 27 February).  The venues and times remain the same.

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, students and academics.

Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries.  Join us on Thursday 13 March for a tour of the Leeds Art Gallery at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Leeds City Museum.

If you’d like to come along to the tour or the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

We’ll be posting details of speakers shortly!

Heritage Show + Tell, 27 February – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries. We’ll be treated to a tour of Leeds Art Gallery, before moving round the corner to the Leeds City Museum.

We’re currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes! http://heritageshowtell.wordpress.com/about/

If you’d like to sign up as one of the speakers, contact Helen Graham, h.graham@leeds.ac.uk

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by the Discovery Centre in Leeds on Thursday 24 October. Join us for a tour of the Discovery Centre Collections Store at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm.

We have six three minutes presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine.  Speakers include:

Hannah Kemp (Armley Mills, Leeds Museums and Galleries) ‘The Colour Garden’

Sheila Asante and Diane Saxon (The Mercer Art Gallery, part of Harrogate Museums & Arts) ‘The People’s Choice’

Catherine Callinan (City Varieties) ‘Behind the Scenes: Developing Audio Visual Interpretation at City Varieties Music Hall’

Bhavisha Kukadia (Fine Art, History of Art and Cultrual Studies, Unviersity of Leeds) ‘Augmented reality technology in the museum/gallery space’

Kitty Ross (Abbey House Museum, Leeds Museums and Galleries), ‘A Snapshot of Yorkshire’

Regina Lee Blaszczyk (School of History, University of Leeds) ‘The Enterprise of Culture: the business history of fashion since 1945’

Heritage Show + Tell, 24th October – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by the Discovery Centre in Leeds on 24 October.  Join us for a tour of the Discovery Centre at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm.

We’re currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes!  For more information see http://heritageshowtell.wordpress.com/about/

If you’d like to sign up, contact Helen Graham: h.graham@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell, 18th July – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by the brand new Experience Barnsley, the first ever Barnsley Museum due to open at the end of June. We’ll be treated to a tour of the new museum before we get started.

We’re currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes! http://heritageshowtell.wordpress.com/about/

If you’d like to sign up, contact Helen Graham, h.graham@leeds.ac.uk

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