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  • Collection: Queering Spires

Top photo: Queering Spires zine making session with MyNormal
Bottom photo: evening show of Come In, Oxford -a verbatim play inspired by Queering Spires

The original exhibition was displayed in the Town Hall gallery, while the main museum space was being refurbished. When the Museum of Oxford re-opened following the 3-year transformation, we featured a display of some key Queering Spires objects.…

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La Dolce Vita Italian restaurant in Summertown was an unassuming safe haven for some local Trans* people in the late 1980s and 90s. The upstairs room was used as a social space for a local Trans* support group. This member recalls what it was…

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In the 2000s, the Royal Blenheim on St Ebbe’s Street was another queer pub in the centre of the city.Oxford-born artist, writer and intersex rights activist Valentino Vecchietti shares their memories of the pub: “It made us feel welcome and like we…

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In the early 1980’s the Oxford Women's Centre opened on 35-36 Cowley Road. The Centre provided support services for women in the community. These included: a workers’ support group; the new student lesbian group; a lesbian mothers’ group; the women's…
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