Heritage Show + Tell, programme announced

Heritage Show + Tell
6 June 2017
Room 700, Leeds Central Library

Book your place via ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

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 6 June 2017 from 5pm to 7pm at the Library’s multi-arts space, Room 700.

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have 7 three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

No longer quiet and orderly: Disabled women and textiles, from the workhouse to contemporary art
Gill Crawshaw, Shoddy disability arts project


The Heritage Schools Programme : ‘Making a Difference’; engaging schools with their local heritage
Julie Edwards Local Heritage Education Manager Yorkshire & Humber, Historic England

Feet On The Ground: the psychogeography of the Gypsy/Traveller ‘stopping-place’ in Leeds
Vanessa Cardui, Leeds GATE

Wanderers in Wonderlab: changes in learning practice with the opening of a new gallery in the National Science and Media Museum
Lizzie Nolan, National Science and Media Museum


Health through time: running a mobile exhibition
Iona McCleery, School of History, University of Leeds

A Problem and a Promise: Diversity in the Histories of Leeds.
Antony Ramms, Leeds Central Library

Mills and Boom: falling back in love with our textile mills
Deborah Wall, Historic Places Principal Advisor (Yorkshire), Historic England

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 the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Culture. More info: ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk


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