Heritage Show + Tell

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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 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

If you would like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register by emailing ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk

For more information, see our blogsite.

There will be no tour on this occasion but you are also welcome to come along before the event for 1984 Live in Room 700. For the first time in the UK, George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 will be read by a host of actors, writers, journalists and members of the public over the course of a single day in the centre of London. Leeds Central Library are excited to be screening this live from 9am until 5pm. This unique event is free, just drop in in throughout the day. See here for more information.

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.