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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 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

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