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Playwright Interview with Toby Parker-Rees: The lauded talent behind the bulging ‘WAIST’

WAIST is showing on March 20th, at 7.30pm: A Splendidly Absurd Time is Guaranteed for All Tickets are on sale, and selling like hot kebabs. Click here to grab one … Continue reading

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Artist Interview with Emma Moxey – All the Familiar Landmarks

All the Familiar Landmarks is an intensely beautiful, and exhilaratingly though-provoking, exhibition at the Gallery at The Old Fire Station from 21st February to 29th March. The painting, printing, and sculpture … Continue reading

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Jack Eden’s ‘Axis’ at the Gallery at The Old Fire Station : A Spatial Investigation

An Investigation into this space, and therefore into all space. Jack Eden’s exhibition here at the Old Fire Station gallery was a marvellous success. With the recent opening of the … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

INTERVIEW: Simon Jay and Scott Payne from upcoming show, Is He A Bit Simon Jay?

Want to know more about the epic one-man comedy we have coming up this Saturday? Then have read through our interview with the shows writer Scott Payne and the shows … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why you don’t want to miss Short Stories Aloud this year

Originally posted on Broad Conversation:
Readers of this blog are no doubt aware that one of our most enjoyable evenings each month is Short Stories Aloud. Sarah, who runs the…

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Decidedly Innovative Productions at the Old Fire Station this March

We are extremely fortunate to host, and, as a result, you are warmly invited, to come and marvel at two positively outstanding productions by two of the freshest, most inventive … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tuesdays are having a revamp at The Old Fire Station

Tuesday is often said to be the worst day of the week. Memories of the weekend have become but a distant feeling of joy, overrun by the misery of Monday. … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jewellery Showcase

Extreme good taste is not something always associated with the rush of Christmas shopping, but in the calm yet vibrant environ of the Shop at the Old Fire Station, innovative, … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fresh Poetic Insights for January 2014

Yes, Christmas still hasn’t happened yet, New Year’s resolutions have not yet been broken, the goose is still very much getting fat. But now is the perfect time to note … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hidden Spire… Only 10 Days Away!

Thursday 12th, Friday 13th & Saturday 14th December, 7.30pm (Saturday Matinee, 2.30pm) The Story… The Clock Shop is the oldest business in town. Calvin is a master craftsman, inheriting the … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Excellently Stocked ‘Pop Up Print Shop’

With only a week left, here’s why you shouldn’t miss this month’s Pop Up Print Shop exhibition… Amongst the glut of tatty Christmas pop-up shops that tend to nestle in … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

We set Gloucester Green ablaze!

This weekend, Oxford will be energised and thoroughly well-lit by three days of events across the city. Here at The Old Fire Station, we’ve a plethora of wondrously bright happenings … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Guest Blog Post: Natasha of Candy Pop chooses her favourite items in the Old Fire Station Shop

Since the blog post is so wonderful, we thought we’d re-blog the Shop’s post on Natasha of Candy Pop’s favourite items in the Old Fire Station Shop… Enjoy! Natasha is … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Welcome to the Listening Room…

Just over two weeks ago, The Listening Room burst onto the Oxford music scene with performances from Oxford based groups, FREADA, THE SEA THE SEA and KILL MURRAY. A new … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Exhibition: Women at the HeArt

Popped in to see our new exhibition, Women at the HeArt yet? If not, here’s a look at the exhibition in all its glory! Women at the HeArt is a … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: James Bell on his album launch this September

We chatted to James Bell about his upcoming album launch here at the Old Fire Station, asking, what prompted him to do the album now, his reasons for looking into … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Meet the Maker: Eleanor Young of Fun Makes Good

Every month, we interview one of the makers in our shop. We recently chatted to Eleanor Young, designer of the bright and bold Fun Makes Good to find out more … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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