Speakers announced for Heritage Show + Tell – Tuesday 22 November 2016

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 22 November. Join us for an optional Theatres through time heritage tour at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at Room 700, Leeds Central Library (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 an optional Theatres through time heritage tour led by University of Leeds alumna, Dominique Triggs.

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have a full programme of three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

York Science Trail
John Bibby, Yorkshire Philosophical Society/University of York

The Bring Back St Blaise’s Festival – reviving and inventing traditions
Glyn Watkins, Poet, writer and showman

Indigenous Knowledge – nature’s gift?
Diane Shillito, Photographic Artist & MA Creative Practice Student, Leeds College of Art

Yorkshire, seaweed and static electricity: Fashion tales through archives
Fiona Blair, Enterprise of Culture, School of History

Re-Making Leeds: Traditional building skills training
Sarah Neville, Heritage Construction Skills Development Manager, Leeds City Council

FKT: Fastest known times in the Yorkshire landscape
Timothy Forster

Theatres Through Time
Dominique Triggs, University of Leeds

The City Centre Brought to Life
Karen Downham, Leeds Local & Family History Library

Interwoven Histories: Making Visible Leeds’ Hidden Immigrant Workforce
Kerstin Doble, Pavilion

Connecting Communities with Local History: A History Pin Connections Project
Sally Hughes, History Pin Outreach Librarian, Library and Information Service, Leeds City Council

Queens of Industry: Beauty Parades or Industry Icons?
John McGoldrick, Curator of Industrial History, Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

If you would 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 Theatres through time heritage tour.

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library, with support from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

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