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Conference of the Curious

September 21, 2015

Highlighting topics in the ‘Cabinet of Curiosity’ exhibition at Bankfield Museum from 1 August to 3 October.

A selection of speakers on a range of interesting subjects including taxidermy, vampire slaying kits and curious clothes, all questioning why we collect, what we display and how can we tell truth from fiction.


  • Dr Abigail Harrison Moore, University of Leeds
  • Jonathan Ferguson, Royal Armouries
  • Lucy Adlington, History Wardrobe
  • Dr Ebony Andrews, Calderdale Museums
  • Colin Harding, National Media Museum

Cost: £10 per ticket includes a buffet lunch and refreshments.

To book, phone 01422 352334 during opening hours or book online at: museums.calderdale.gov.uk/whatson/events/conference-curious


September 21, 2015


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