Entries by Sara Merritt

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Public Houses Conference – Call for Papers

Public Houses: What makes civic custodianship of historic house museums in Britain different and where next? Call for papers deadline 31 May 2024 Conference dates: 9 & 10 October 2024 Location: Temple Newsam, Leeds Tickets available soon We’re delighted to announce that Temple Newsam will host a new conference this autumn – Public Houses: […]


Historic umbrella project is a brolly good show

A collection of beautiful umbrellas is being saved for a rainy day thanks to a painstaking conservation project. More than 230 umbrellas and parasols housed at the Leeds Discovery Centre are being carefully documented and catalogued by students from the University of York working with curators from Leeds Museums and Galleries. The huge collection, which […]