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Powerpoint slide show of the museum development and planning at Leeds Utd FC.

Powerpoint slide show of the museum development and planning at Leeds Utd FC.

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Football in Museums - Leeds Utd. Football in Museums - Leeds Utd. Presentation Transcript

  • Marching On TogetherThe Leeds United Collection
  • The Club’s History
  • The Collection•Wide variety ofitems•Current conditionof the objects
  • Managing the Club’s Heritage• Curator employed by the club in September 2011• Collections Database
  • Documentation•Beginning at thevery beginning•Registered Prefix•Basic cataloguing•Simple collectionscare methods•Research
  • Some of the existing displays in the hospitality suites
  • The current Stadium Tour
  • Previous exhibitionsusing items from theClub’s collection
  • East StandRe-development•New Reception area•Executive boxes andhospitality suites•Store area for thecollection•Area for a permanentexhibition
  • The Club intend to havea permanent exhibitionwhich documents thehistory and heritage ofthe club.
  • Why?• The Board are passionate about heritage• Engaging fans and local residents• Inspiring the next generation of supporters• Public demand• Making the stadium a year-round visitor attraction• Safeguarding the club’s heritage for future generations
  • Aims•To create a heritageexhibition, working withfans and local residents•To develop a learningprogramme for schools andcommunity groups•To conserve objects at risk•To increase tourism inLeeds
  • The club is working inpartnership with the Leeds United Foundation
  • Liverpool FC Museum Chelsea Museum Scottish Football Museum National Football Manchester United Museum MuseumArsenal Museum
  • Consultation with fansand local people•‘You cant know whereyour going until youknow where youve been’•‘Leeds United is one ofthe most importantthings in my life, I belongto the Leeds Unitedfamily, so itshistory is very importantto me’
  • Consultation on the Heritage Project•‘It would make the club more reachableto maybe people who cant affordseason tickets etc. Make the club morereachable and open to public’• ‘It would garner more support from thegeneral public rather than just LUFCsupporters.’• ‘Education, Education, Education! Helprestore pride in the club & city, helprestore respect for all the great workdone in the past, especially Don Revieera. Help rebuild a spirit of family in theclub and help towards preserving theheritage of one of the worlds bestclubs.’
  • Moving Forward•Seeking future fundingand partnershipopportunities•Documentation•Consultation with fans•Public appeal for items tobe loaned and donated tothe collection•Research
  • Helen CastleCuratorLeeds United Football ClubElland RoadLeedsLS11 0ESTel:0113 367 6320helen.castle@leedsunited.com