Heritage Show + Tell

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 16 October.

Join us for an optional guided tour of a new exhibition of drawings by internationally renowned illustrator and author, Nick Sharratt, in Leeds Central Library at 4.15pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm in the Library’s Leodis Room.

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.

4.15-5.00pm Optional tour of Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants: The Illustrated World of Nick Sharatt (Room 700, 2nd Floor)
Immerse yourself in the world of Nick Sharratt, the artist behind the instantly recognisable illustrations for Jacqueline Wilson’s Tracy Beaker books.

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Leodis Room, 3rd Floor)
We have 7 three-minute presentations in our new venue on the third floor of the Library, followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

#collectinghashtags: How museums might go about collecting social media
Arran Rees, PhD student, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

Early filmmaking in Yorkshire: the silent Wuthering Heights film version (1920)
Maria Seijo-Richart, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds

I Cannot Pray: Faith and conflict in the poetry of Private E B Hurren
Filippa Lockwood, MA graduate, School of English, University of Leeds

MAP Charity: Our Vision of Hope
Simon Bramley, Historian & Researcher, MAP Charity

Bring Back St Blaise ― Getting Bradford to Weave a Wool Festival
Glyn Watkins, poet, writer and showman

The peace project ― through a volunteer’s eyes
Sarah Tolkin, Leeds Museums and Galleries

#Armistice100 – Commemorating Creatively in Leeds
Lucy Moore, Project Curator, Leeds City Museum

If you would like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register by emailing Fiona at ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk Please indicate if you would also like to book a place on 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.