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Heritage Show + Tell – 6 March 2018

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 6 March 2018. Join us for an optional tour of Thomas Chippendale, 1718-1779: a celebration of British craftsmanship and design at Leeds City Museum 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 of the Thomas Chippendale exhibition, Leeds City Museum

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:

Displaying the dead: public reactions to human skeletons in museums
Ruth Martin, Exhibitions Curator, Leeds City Museum

Who wants to be a hidden gem?
Laura Beare, Marketing & Galleries Assistant Manager, Leeds University Library

Digitising 50,000 unpublished photos of Leeds c1890 onwards
Keith Williams, Principal Conservation Officer, Leeds City Council
Vicky Grindrod, West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service (WYAAS)

Hunslet Grange housing estate: a short-lived experiment
Gill Crawshaw, MA Curation Practices student, Leeds Arts University

Spinning New Yarns: an oral history and dialect study of the West Yorkshire Textiles Industry
Emily Owen, School of English, University of Leeds

Periods in Landscape: physically engaging with the Yorkshire Dales
Timothy Forster, Ultra Runner and Painter

Pablo & Susannah: race and gender in Victorian circus
Deborah Sanderson, Urban Angel
Joe Williams, Heritage Corner

Everyone welcome: community heritage groups, freelancers, museum professionals, archivists, students and academics.

If you would like to come along to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register at Please indicate if you would also like to book a place for the 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. It is supported by 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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