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


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