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Forthcoming event:

Heritage Show and Tell

Tuesday 1st March 2016

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 next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 1st March. 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 Room 700, the Library's multi-arts space, (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

4.00-5.00pm Optional tour
Join us for a 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 nine three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine.  Speakers include:

  • Making your own traditions: Pie & Priestley, bring back St. Blaise's Festival, UK hat throwing and more
    Glyn Watkins

  • Hull can take it: A Blitz heritage trail
    Charlotte Watkins

  • How did I get here? Using heritage for creative practice
    Ann Barrass, MA Creative Practice Student, Leeds College of Art

  • Snapshot, 1966 and other stories
    Elaine Evans, Yorkshire Fashion Archive, University of Leeds

  • What’s this got to do with Mexborough?
    Jude Holland, Doncaster 1914-18 Project, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

  • Crime and Punishment - striking the right tone
    Kitty Ross, Curator of Leeds History/Social History, Leeds Museums and Galleries

If you’d like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register by emailing Fiona Blair at  Please indicate if you would also like to book a place on the tour.

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