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When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team - led by expert codebreaker Louise Banks - is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could...


Year 5 and Year 6 pupils from Edna G Olds Academy and Webster Primary have been learning about the Holocaust and World War II, visiting the National Holocaust Centre and Museum and creating their own responses. Here is a selection of their work...


Over the last few weeks, Year 6 at Webster Primary has been working with the University of Leeds and the National Holocaust Centre and Museum to think about the meaning of the Holocaust for them today. Here is some of the work we've produced and some of our thoughts about what we've learnt from the...


1943, October. The men of action Reinhard had completed their work in Poland. The death camps of Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka were dismantled and the witnesses killed. "You are transferred immediately to Trieste for antipartisan combat" and there they would open San Sabba, death and transfer camp...


This cloth flipchart was donated to Thackray Medical Museum by a photographer who had spent time working in Afghanistan. The chart was apparently used as a teaching aid for women living in remote rural locations. Little else is known about the chart and, until recently, the Museum had no translation...


"A British veteran of the Italian campaign of 1945 inquires about a name, Vlado Turina. The journey to discover if Turina was a spy or a freedom fighter, an Italian or a Slovenian, takes the researcher from the public to the private sphere and changes her sense of identity forever". This story will...


What we can learn from the Holocaust centre for our lives today.


This exhibition is about our visit to the Holocaust Centre and what we learnt about the Holocaust that's important to us today.


We went to the Holocaust centre to find out more information about the Holocaust and what it means today for us.


Our exhibition is about the Journey at the Holocaust centre, and about the survivors and their childhood.


This is about the national Holocaust centre. We've been learning about the holocaust and what it tells us about our lives today.


We have all made an exhibition about the Holocaust. It is an amazing subject to study, because it can teach us how to live today to make sure it never happens again.


During our birth project we have been speaking to women from Afghanistan and Syria about their experiences of childbirth both in the UK and their country of origin. Part of the conversation turned recently to food, and the foods the ladies traditionally eat to support Mum when nursing baby.


During June 2016 Edna G Olds Academy in Nottingham has been working with the University of Leeds on an Arts and Humanities Research Council project to think about the lessons we can learn from the Holocaust.


Members of a local Afghan Women's Association have been sharing their memories of childbirth and associated practices at a series of workshops organised by Thackray Medical Museum and the University of Leeds. The women, who now live in Leeds, have reflected on the similarities and differences in app...


This is an obstetric teaching tool that was given to the Thackray Medical Museum in 2010.


Image of a Quaker birth certificate from the Eighteenth Century that has been at the Thackray Medical Museum since 1997.


Images of plaster womb moulds which were purchased by the Thackray Medical Museum in 1997.


Researchers from the 'Translation and Translanguaging' project in the School of Education at the University of Leeds have been working with Faceless Arts and RETAS Leeds on a co-produced arts and language research project. This is funded by the AHRC for its Connected Communities programme and builds...


I'm always amazed how interested people are in how and where they were born- myself included. The hospital I was born in used to be an old Workhouse building in Manchester, and terrified me when I had to go back there as a child to visit a poorly relative.


Before collective member Nathalie left the UK, we held a conversation with her on her thoughts the day before she was due to fly back to Taiwan...


How do we tell the story of disability? Museums have rich collections related to mental and physical disability, but choosing which objects to display and how to display them has a major impact on wider perceptions. The University of Leeds is working with the Science Museum to enable people to tell...


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Material from the National Holocaust Centre's archive, added to Yarn as part of the research project 'Digital Tools in the Service of Difficult Heritage.


JA40 - A conservation and interpretation project celebrating the unique heritage and 40th anniversary of Junction Arts . Working with professional and community partners we will order, catalogue, explore and interpret the extensive archive that has been collected by Junction Arts over the last...