April Ashley Feedback

April Ashley – Exhibition Feedback

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


Launch day photos

Here’s are some photos taken by Sara Davidmann at the exhibition launch last week. Thank you Sara.


More Twitter Feedback

Here’s some more responses to the exhibition to from people on Twitter since the launch of the exhibition. @MuseumLiverpool @HomotopiaFest viewing the exhibition of April Ashley. Amazing story. Giving inspiration and hope to others. — Julie O'Grady (@julie_ogrady) September 29, 2013 EXPOSICIÓN > 'April Ashley: Retrato de una dama' explora la vida de primer icono…

Our Stories


This book contains extracts taken from oral history interviews conducted between October 2012 and July 2013. They are part of the April Ashley heritage project and exhibition April Ashley; portrait of a lady. This collection of interviews features a variety of people whose gender identity and/or expression differs from the sex they were assigned at…

April Ashley quote

Exhibition Launch

The exhibition launch yesterday was both amazing and moving. It was Fantastic to see people in the space. Here’s some of the responses we’ve had so far via twitter. Loved the April Ashley exhibition at @MuseumLiverpool, already arranged a second visit #equality @SEEN_LIVERPOOL pic.twitter.com/CKrh43hbFq — Rebecca Keegan (@Rebecca_Keegan) September 27, 2013 April Ashley is a…

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.

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…

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.

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.

Lewis Hancox crop

Sparkle Pride 2013 – part 1

In July this year, we went to Sparkle Pride to showcase some of the work we had done on the project and get people’s thoughts on the most memorable day of there lives.    Here’s some of the people we spoke to… CINDY “The most memorable day of my life was when my kids were…