Workshop: Cultural Archives, Hidden Voices: Engaged with Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

An event co-organised by the School of History and University of Leeds Library Special Collections.

This workshop brings together researchers, archivists and curators to explore new ways of working collaboratively with the cultural histories and heritage of those marginalized or misrepresented within traditional archives.


Confirmed speakers include:

  • Alexander Lock, British Library
  • Jacqueline Springer, V&A
  • Leeds Libraries (speaker TBC)
  • David Morris and Helena Smart, The National Archives 
  • Charis Osborne and Laura Griffiths, Phoenix Dance
  • Chris Lloyd and Cheryl Martin, Red Ladder Theatre
  • Laura Claveria, Special Collections & Galleries, University of Leeds Libraries
  • Sophie Yaniw, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Who is it for?

This event will appeal to researchers, creative practitioners, archivists and curators with diverse interests. It will be particularly relevant to those with an interest in creative and performance collections and those working with local, regional and national collections represented at the event. It will also be of interest to those wanting to learn what an engaged research/impact project with a local or national gallery, library, archive or museum (GLAM) might look like.


Please register via the online registration form.


For further details please contact Professor Kate Dossett,

Image credit

Flyer for ‘Safe With Us’, 1985 (Red Ladder Theatre archive MS 1956/7/2). Copyright Red Ladder Theatre archive and used with permission.