Olive Gibbs: Local politician and peace campaigner, with Liz Wooley

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Olive Gibbs, born in West Oxford, was a local Labour politician, peace campaigner, and founding member of the CND. Throughout her political career, Olive supported the Oxford community. From stopping a major road from being built through Christ Church Meadow to being instrumental in the demolition of the infamous Cuttleslowe Walls.

Liz Wooley, the leader of this talk, is a local historian and an experienced speaker, guide, tutor, researcher, and writer who is keen to help individuals and groups to enjoy finding out about the history of their local area. To join Liz’s talk and learn more about Olive Gibbs, register via Eventbrite and join our Crowdcast live event.

All proceeds from this talk will be contributed to the important work the Museum of Oxford carries out as a part of our ‘Library of you’ fundraising campaign.


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