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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  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

If you’d like to sign up as one of the speakers, contact Helen Graham, 

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