The Duke of Edinburgh visits community spaces in Oxford


The Duke of Edinburgh met staff and volunteers from organisations which are making a real difference in their communities during a busy day of engagements.

The Duke of Edinburgh at Flo's

His Royal Highness met staff, artists and young people at The Story Museum, an organisation which is dedicated to the celebration of stories through immersive exhibitions, outreach initiatives and gallery spaces. 

The Duke of Edinburgh at the Story Centre

The Duke joined a session of traditional storytelling and viewed a climate change exhibition crafted by Lottie Smith in recycled cardboard.

The Duke of Edinburgh at the Story Museum

At the Old Fire Station, His Royal Highness was introduced to the unique partnership between the Old Fire Station and Crisis

The Duke of Edinburgh at the Old Fire Station

Since 2011, the two charities have worked together to support those experiencing homelessness in the day-to-day life in the public arts centre. The Duke met staff, toured the historic building, and saw the incredible positive impact the organisation is having on the local community.

The Duke of Edinburgh at the Old Fire Station

At Flo’s – The Place in the Park, a community hub which was opened in 2018, The Duke saw firsthand how Flo’s is working to respond to the needs of the local community, including tackling food poverty, hosting community events, and supporting local diversity led social enterprises.

The Duke of Edinburgh in Oxford

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