Old Fire Station Blog

News, happenings and goings on from the Old Fire Station, Oxford

Site Tour with Dancers – 7th April

We invited some dance leaders to view the site as they think about whether to hire the space for classes and events. Here are some pictures of our new home, … Continue reading

April 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Call to artists

Twelve artists looked round the building today to help them think about what they could do with a group of homeless people to create a pernmanent artwork for the building.  Submissions … Continue reading

April 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Conundrum

We now have a queue of dance teachers wanting to hire space for classes which is great.  But there are lots of clashes so how do we decide which classes … Continue reading

April 14, 2011 · 1 Comment

Call to artists

Do you want to make a permanent art work with a group of homeless or vulnerably housed people to sit in the new Old Fire Station?  This is a fantastic … Continue reading

April 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

Running for Pegasus

I’m running to raise funds for Pegasus on 7th May.  I’m part of a team of trustees trying to raise funds for our retiring chair’s bursary to help young carers … Continue reading

April 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Space to make Art or Design – for hire

Hot off the Press! Within the new development will be six purpose built studios available for hire to artists, designers and makers. Each studio is 3mx3m and constructed of 2m … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Humble Boy and Spin

I’m off to see Humble Boy at the Playhouse tomorrow produced by old friends of the Old Fire Station.  And then I’m off to The Spin – one of the … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Money and meaning

My friend Paul Hodgkin who is a GP and runs a social enterprise called Patient Opinion (worth a look) told me I should go to Oxford Jam which is a fringe to … Continue reading

April 1, 2011 · Leave a comment