About

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, students and academics.

The idea for Heritage Show + Tell comes from other initiatives such as Science Showoff and Museums Showoff in London. We want to create a playful space for discussion and sharing (no long papers or nerve wracking presentations) and to find a format which works for people from different backgrounds and different sectors.

What does all this involve exactly?


You.

Your project.

Three questions.

Three powerpoint slides.

Three minutes.

No pressure – just get up on your soapbox!

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Have you got a project you want to shout about?

You might be working on a new learning programme or module and want to test out ideas.

Or you might be developing a new exhibition and are looking for people to develop event ideas.

Or you might be working on a research project and want to see if there is a ‘heritage’ angle.

Or you might have just finished a mind blowing outreach project and want to reflect on the process.

Or you might just have the seed of a research or exhibition idea and are looking for collaborators.

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How it works?

1. Use three powerpoint slides to answer these three questions:

What are you working on?

Why is it exciting? / What are you stuck on?

What are you looking for?

2. Use this form to sign up to show and tell at Heritage Show + Tell

3. Come along on the day and share!

4. Then we mingle (and drink) and meet new people and collaborators.

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By show we mean use the slides to visually answer the three questions above.

By tell we mean – tell a story, craft a narrative, get people excited, move them.

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