There’s no such thing as normal!
Come along to an event specially curated by the young people from My Normal, a creativity based project aiming to give LGBTQ+ youth safe spaces and a bigger voice in Oxfordshire. Interactive art, workshops and music.
Cheap Date - Messy bedroom synth pop
Inner Peace Records - A Hip Hop collective and independent record label. Expect an exiting and eclectic mix of lyrical styles.
Young Women's Music Project present Team Drum - An all girl drum outfit bringing group drumming skills to non drummers and drummers alike to make a powerful stand by beating out the frustrations that are faced by women today.
Rawz - Part of the Inner Peace Records collective, Rawz is an MC and Poet from Oxford with roots in Hip Hop. Expect heart felt and rhythmic word play with a healthy dose of social commentary.
Lucy Leave - "a crazy kind of wonderful" - Dave Gilyeat
Rainbow Reservoir - www.rainbowreservoir.com
Intersectional or Bulls**t: How to bring Inclusivity into the heart of Arts and Culture in Oxford - Emmy O'Shaughnessy - Ark T Centre
Young Women's Music Project are going to deliver a short talk exploring the milestones of change that queer musicians have made in the herstory of music.
HIP HOP, POETRY AND SOCIAL COMMENTARY WITH Rawz
Join Oxford based MC and Poet Rawz for a look at the history of Hip Hop and how it began as a movement for societal change. Try your hand at writing some poetry and have some fun with words!
Facepainting from the Ark T Centre: Unique Face-painting inspired by the body art and mask collections in the Pitt Rivers Museum.
Art installations from My Normal
Stalls from Mermaids, Stonewall and more!
Free - but booking is requiered to guarantee entry (limited tickets available on the door): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/out-in-oxford-my-normal-takeover-night-tickets-30952631153
Please note the entrance is not throught the Natural History Museum but the Robinson Close entrance
This event is part of the Pitt Rivers Museum's Out In Oxford series of events, developed in partnership with members of Oxfordshire's LGBTQ+ community. Together, we are marking LGBT History Month 2017 and the launch of Out In Oxford: Cross Collections Trail. To find out more about the Out In Oxford project, visit http://www.glam.ox.ac.uk/outinoxford or search #OutInOxford on Twitter.