Olive Gibbs: A Remarkable Woman12A

Directed by Helen Sheppard and Christopher Baines | UK | 2024 | 50m

Not long ago, Olive Gibbs would have been familiar to everyone in Oxford. Born and bred in St Thomas’s, a working class area of the city, she was twice Lord Mayor of Oxford and the first woman chair of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Featuring interviews with family members, former colleagues, historians and local residents, this documentary tells the story of a brave and exceptional character, remembered for her outspoken passion, lively sense of humour, and spirited dedication to improving the lives of ordinary people.

Screening introduced by the filmmakers and followed by a Q&A with Simon Gibbs (Olive’s son) and historian Liz Woolley.

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We showed Olive Gibbs: A Remarkable Woman between March 10, 2024 and March 10, 2024.

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