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Podcasts

Download mp3 audio files of talks and events at our museums and galleries.  Transcripts are also available with each podcast.

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2009

December

A talk by Curator of Oceanic Collections, Lynne Heidi Stumpe about the repatriation of human remains to Australia in 2009.
20.5 MB, 51.13 mins
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Categories:  Museum collections

November

A reading of the story of Ancient Egyptian Adventure - The Secret of The Jewelled Heart by Dorothy Fanshawe-Smythe (Dotty) played by actor Emma Hirons. The story is written by Chris Ball and based on the show devised by Hope Street Limited and directed by Patrick Dineen. Created for the Find Your Talent programme.
18.7MB, 41.54 mins
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Photographer Stephen Shakeshaft gives a talk about his exhibition of pictures of Liverpool people.
10MB, 22.9 mins
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Acclaimed artists The Singh Twins talk about their painting in The Rise of Women Artists exhibition and the concept of being 'women artists'.
10.7MB, 6.54 mins
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October

Dr Carolyn Routledge takes a light-hearted look at some of the wisdom of the proverbs and witty sayings from ancient Egyptian society.
11MB, 24.56 mins
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Categories:  Ancient Egypt

September

Paul O'Keeffe, talks about Gainsborough's portrait of Isabella, Viscountess Molyneux
17.6MB, 38.29 mins
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Categories:  Fine art

Poetry from the Evolving Words project at World Museum Liverpool.
8.3MB, 18.59 mins
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August

Senior Learning Officer, Kate Johnson, talks about Albert Richards' self portrait
12.7MB, 28.46 mins
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July

Dr Benjamin Lawrance from the University of California, Davis talks about the voyage of Amistad's children through the worlds of the illegal slave trade.
19.2MB, 41.1 mins
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Categories:  Slavery and human rights

June

Curator Pauline Rushton and photographer Francesco Mellina talk about the 'Sound and Vision' exhibition of photographs of Liverpool music and fashion, 1978-82
21MB, 46.43 mins

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May

Director of Art Galleries, Reyahn King, talks about 'Woman Ironing' by Degas.
14.4MB, 32.31 mins
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Categories:  Fine art

March

Artist Maggi Hambling talks about her exhibition of portraits of George Melly
6.6MB, 16.19 mins
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February

Talks about the development of civil rights, as part of the US Black History Month events
23.6MB, 51.22 mins
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Dr Julian Stallabrass of the Courtauld Institute of Art discusses the photographs of Philip Jones Griffiths
20.4MB, 44.28 mins
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January

Kate Johnson gives a gallery talk on the Walker Art Gallery's portrait of Henry VIII, after Hans Holbein
9.12MB, 20.55 mins
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Categories:  Fine art