Covid-19: Oxford under lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic began to spread throughout the world at the end of 2019. By March 2020, it had reached the UK to a significant degree. On the 23rd of March, the country entered its first Lockdown to slow the spread of the virus. These pages document this difficult time. They illustrate the changes that happened and the many ways that people were able to adapt.

There are six topics to explore, using the links on the right. Within each topic gallery you can click on each picture to learn more about that particular story. Along the top will be links to the other topics. Thanks for reading!


Tina Eyre- Museum Volunteer