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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 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.

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