Speakers announced for Heritage Show + Tell – Tuesday 1 March 2016

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 1 March 2016. Join us for an optional behind-the-scenes heritage tour of Leeds Central Library at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at the Library’s multi-arts space, Room 700 (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 a behind-the-scenes tour of Grade II* listed Leeds Central Library.

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have six three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

Making your own traditions: Pie & Priestley, bring back St. Blaise’s Festival, UK hat throwing and more
Glyn Watkins

Hull can take it: A Blitz heritage trail
Charlotte Tomlinson

How did I get here? Using heritage for creative practice
Ann Barrass, MA Creative Practice Student, Leeds College of Art

Snapshot, 1966 and other stories
Elaine Evans, Yorkshire Fashion Archive, University of Leeds

What’s this got to do with Mexborough?
Jude Holland, Doncaster 1914-18 Project, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Crime and Punishment – striking the right tone
Kitty Ross, Curator of Leeds History/Social History, Leeds Museums and Galleries

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

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage, Leeds Local and Family History Library and Leeds Museums and Galleries, with support from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and the Faculty of Arts

Heritage Show + Tell 1 March 2016 – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries on Tuesday 1 March 2016 at Leeds Central Library from 5pm to 7pm.

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

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

Speakers announced for Heritage Show + Tell – 8 December February 2015

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 Museums and Galleries on Tuesday 8 December 2015. Join us for an optional tour of the current Tailored: A Very British Fashion exhibition at Leeds City Museum at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm.

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

What is a Curtilage: City planning and heritage setting
Katherine Fenton, Friends of Red Hall Playing Fields

A Graphic War: Trailing war around the city
Lucy Moore, Projects Curator: First World War, Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

Lotherton Hall: It’s our story too
Stephanie Davies, Community Engagement, Lotherton Hall

Oakwell: A work in progress
Pam Radford, Friends of Oakwell Hall

Walking with Light: Stories of Africans in Yorkshire history
Joe Williams, Heritage Corner

The Out There Challenge: Popping the University bubble
Tess Hornsby Smith, Faculty of Arts, University of Leeds

Martin Peerson: Composer and rebel
Jane Oakshott, The Peerson Project, Leeds University Centre for English Music

Trig Points and the Ingenuous Choice
Timothy Forster, England Athletics, Fell and Ultra Runner

That Magnificent Town with its Pop-up Museum: A quirky new exploration of Scarborough
David Rounce, ‘Mapping the Museum’, Scarborough Museums Trust

If you’d like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please 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 organised by the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage, in partnership with Leeds Museums and Galleries and the Faculty of Arts, University of Leeds.

Heritage Show + Tell 8 December 2015 – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries on Tuesday 8 December 2015 at Leeds City Museum from 5pm to 7pm.

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

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

SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR HERITAGE SHOW + TELL ON 2 JULY 2015

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 Museums and Galleries on Thursday 2 July 2015. Join us for a taster of the new Leeds History of Medicine Trail at 4pm (starting from the Parkinson Steps, University of Leeds), followed by Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds City Museum from 5pm to 7pm. There will also be a chance to see a new exhibition, The Imaginary Museum: Monuments and Landmarks, as part of the event.

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

Louise Atkinson (School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds)
The Imaginary Museum: Monuments and Landmarks

Alexandra Woodall (School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester)
Things Unbound in an Indian Museum: what do objects actually do and how might we research this?

Becky Tinnion, Jess Shaw and Tess Hornsby Smith (Faculty of Arts, University of Leeds)
Creating the Leeds History of Medicine Trail

James Lattin (Artist and Curator of the Museum of Imaginative Knowledge)
New Discoveries from the Museum of Imaginative Knowledge

Esther Graham (Scarborough Museums Trust)
‘Oh I do like to be beside the seaside’: developing a seaside collection strategy and a seaside heritage network

Nigel Leeds (Woodhouse Ridge Action Group)
Rescuing the Bandstand on Woodhouse Ridge

Jo Fullman (West Yorkshire Archive Service)
West Yorkshire History Centre coming soon!

Jack Gann (Centre for Victorian Studies, Leeds Trinity University)
Window Shopping: Visitor Behaviour in Victorian Street Displays

Georgina Binnie (School of English, University of Leeds)
Writing Back: Yorkshire Letters and Archives

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 the 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 JULY 2015 – CALL FOR SPEAKERS

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries on Thursday 2 July 2015 at Leeds City Museum from 5pm to 7pm.

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

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

Speakers announced for next Heritage Show + Tell on 5 February 2015

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 Museums and Galleries on Thursday 5 February 2015. Join us for an optional tour of 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 lined up followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

Barbara Hahn (School of History, University of Leeds), What can the History of Technology add to Industrial Heritage?

Emma Burgham (Special Collections, University of Bradford), The Eleventh Hour: update on the University of Bradford’s Mitrinovic Project

Alan Radford (Leeds Waits), Leeds Waits: the Official Civic Musicians 1530-1835

Nina Kane (Cast-Off Drama), Cast-Off Drama: playing with Life Model Theatre in the Gallery Space

Morticia (MA Creative Practice student, Leeds College of Art), Gathering Trace: St George’s Field and Victorian Death Culture as Inspiration

Lizzie Nolan and Sarah Hill (MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies, University of Leeds), The Individual Remains: Untold Stories of the First World War

Gabriella Palmano (Church Conservation Trust volunteer & School of History, University of Leeds), From Austen to Zola: locating landmarks for the Church Conservation Trust

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

We still have a couple of presentation slots available, so if you would like to rise to the challenge of sharing your work in three minutes, please get in touch with Helen Graham via ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

Heritage Show + Tell, 5 February 2015 – call for speakers

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries on 5 February 2015 at Leeds City Museum from 5pm to 7pm.

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

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

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 https://heritageshowtell.wordpress.com/about/

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

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