April Ashley 80

April Ashley at 80

A short film documenting April’s visit to Liverpool for her 80th birthday where she was also awarded Honour of the City.

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The Un-Straight Museum

The Un-Straight Museum

An international conference organised by the LGBT arts and social justice organisation Homotopia and National Museums Liverpool. The Un-straight Museum explored the role of cultural institutions, curators, and archivists in representing marginalised communities and promoting diversity. It took place in the Museum of Liverpool where the major exhibition exploring Trans* experience, ‘April Ashley: portrait of…

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April Ashley Feedback

April Ashley – Exhibition Feedback

Some of the feedback from the opening of the April Ashley exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool.

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April Ashley

April Ashley – Narrated Video Slideshow

This is one of the films that appears in the April Ashley, Portrait of a lady exhibition, currently on at the Museum of Liverpool. The slideshow is narrated by April.

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Olivia du Monceau

The Making of ‘April Ashley, Portrait of a lady’ #5

Designer, Olivia du Monceau takes a tour of the space and talks about some of the design considerations that have gone into the making of the exhibition.

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group photo

The launch of April Ashley: portrait of a lady

The 26th September saw the official opening of the April Ashley: portrait of a lady exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool.

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Bev Ayre

The Making of ‘April Ashley, Portrait of a lady’ #4

On the day of the exhibition launch, Bev Ayre and Lou Muddle talk about how the exhibition will share April’s story along with experiences of transgender people and how April’s life has influenced the social, political and legal aspects of transgender people’s histories.

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April Ashley & Bambi

April Ashley: Portrait of a lady. OFFICIAL TRAILER

The Official trailer for the new APRIL ASHLEY exhibition. Museum of Liverpool to open exhibition about transgender icon. The Museum of Liverpool is to host a new major exhibition this September looking at the history of transgender people in Britain over the past 70 years, focusing on the experiences of one exceptional individual. Opening 27…

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Kay Jones

The Making of ‘April Ashley, Portrait of a lady’ #3

Kay Jones, Curator of Community History, tours the space in the Museum of Liverpool where the April Ashley exhibition is being constructed.

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main April Sign

The Making of ‘April Ashley, Portrait of a lady’ #2

Here’s a stop motion animation of the main sign from the exhibition being installed in the Museum of Liverpool.

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