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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 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

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