Tag: Talk

Events

Mindfulness at the Abbey: The Cosmic Tree in Shamanism and Beyond at Kirkstall Abbey

Mindfulness at the Abbey: Confronting & Healing Demons in the use of Phurba

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Leeds Mindfulness & Positive Emotion Enhancement Centre is working in partnership with Kirkstall Abbey to present a series of talks throughout 2019 on themes that have a mythic, spiritual and imaginative dimension connected with meditation and a creative contemplative life.
A pot of toothpaste from 19th century

Talk: Alarming Electricity or Ghastly Gas? Tricky decisions for the late Victorian household

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A talk on the hazards of gas and electricity in the late Victorian era.
Dangerous Plants and Animals

Talk: Dangerous Beauty – Vanity in Leeds Libraries’ Collections

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A talk about hazardous materials used in 17th century to create make up and the dangers to health and wellbeing in the past.
Abbey House Museum

Talk: Mad? Bad? Dangerous to Know? Asylum Patients in the 19th Century

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Find out more about the histories of lunatic asylums, the people in them and why so many came to be built in the 19th century.
Talk: Mad? Bad? Dangerous to Know? Asylum Patients in the 19th Century at Abbey House Museum

Talk: Danger in the Museum

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Join conservator Emma Bowron and curator of Leeds/Social History Kitty Ross for the final talk in this year’s season of events as part of the Danger Zone exhibition.
Dangerous Plants and Animals

Talk: Dangerous Plants and Animals

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Discover the dangers of plants and animals and what they do to protect themselves in this talk.