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 12 June 2018. Join us for an optional behind-the-scenes heritage tour of Leeds Central Library at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at the Library’s multi-arts space, Room 700.

4.00-5.00pm Optional behind-the-scenes tour of Grade II* listed Leeds Central Library

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have 6 three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

A caravan called Pearl: the role of history in creating conversations about grief and remembrance
Laura King and Anna Turzynski

Connecting Faith Collections with Faith Communities
Alan Benstock, MA Student, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

How much khaki cloth do you need to fight a war? The exploration of West Yorkshire mills looking for answers
Carrie Scott Huby, Creative Practitioner

Island to Island: Journeys through the Caribbean
Tim Smith, Photographer, film maker & exhibitions producer.

Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience
Nick Cass, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

Lesbian Jumpers: The West Yorkshire Queer Stories Project
Rachel Larman and Ross Horsley, Yorkshire MESMAC

If you would like to come along 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 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.