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An exhibition of an inspirational woman's life

City of Oxford College celebrates the life of Olive Gibbs

04 December 2018

Activate Learning will host a unique exhibition celebrating the life of Olive Gibbs at City of Oxford College throughout December. 
The exhibition will honour the centenary of the birth of Olive Gibbs, a prolific and well-respected figure in Oxford’s history at the city centre campus on Oxpens Road. 

Olive Gibbs was a prominent 20th century Labour politician, local councillor, chair of the College of Further Education and anti-nuclear and peace campaigner.  

The exhibition is free and will welcome visitors from Tuesday 4 to Friday 21 of December. It will be open on weekdays from 9am to 5pm in the city centre campus reception area.  

The exhibition will commemorate her extraordinary life, legacy and work, detailing her time as Lord Mayor of Oxford, the first female Chairman of Oxfordshire County Council, an Honorary Freeman of Oxford and London and founding member and National Chair of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).  

If you would like to book your visit to the Olive Gibbs Centenary exhibition, please visit the City of Oxford College city centre reception or contact us on 0800 612 6008.