Old Fire Station Blog

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

Art in Oxford this Autumn

As well as theatre, music, comedy and dance, Oxford is packed with visual art exhibitions – take a look at what’s on offer until Christmas… OVADA Warehouse, 22 – 26 … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

LiveFriday: Framed!

On Friday 13 May we co-curated a LiveFriday at the Ashmolean Museum! Playground, Oxfordshire Theatre Makers, The Dead Secrets and The Listening Room – all folks who appear in our … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

CELL – company Q&A

After being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, Ted goes on the trip of a lifetime…and so does his pet fish. We’re delighted to welcome the highly-acclaimed CELL to Oxford, and … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Great Scott! Gonzo Moose are in town.

Gonzo Moose are returning to Oxford with Great Scott!: The true story of Captain Scott and the aliens from outer space. We talk to Mark Dawson, co-writer and performer in … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jess Thom: Biscuit Land’s On The Move!

On the 19th March 2014, I did something that was both terrifying and thrilling; I registered a show for the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. At the time I had no … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Presenting…TOAST

The Old Fire Station, North Wall Arts Centre and Pegasus Theatre have teamed up to offer TOAST, exclusive culture deals for anyone aged 16-30. We know that students and young … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview: Glovebox

Adrian Phillips and Mark Stratford are Glovebox, a music promotion company who present their first season of gigs at the Old Fire Station. We caught up with them to find … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Christmas shows in Oxford

In honour of #LoveTheatreDay, we’re celebrating Oxford’s theatre scene – finish off 2015 with some of the best Christmas shows around. The North Wall Treasure Island, Friday 4 December to Saturday 9 … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Magic Word from Let’s All Dance

Fantastic dance company Let’s All Dance are at the Old Fire Station on Saturday 24 October with their magical, classical family ballet The Magic Word. We tracked down Orit Sutton, Artistic … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art in Oxford this Autumn

Collaborative film projects, bold and brilliant prints, delicate Chinese paintings and ephemeral drawings…there’s a lot to see in Oxford this Autumn! Intern Freya has been undercover in Oxford’s galleries, uncovering … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Coming up in Oxford

Marketing Manager Alex Coke shares her top picks of the shows coming up in Oxford this autumn and winter. We have so many small theatres in Oxford offering great-quality shows … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Barbara Kruger at Modern Art Oxford

Barbara Kruger’s name first cropped up in my art history module at Banbury OCVC. A fleeting photo of a billboard, included in a lesson about pop art & post modernism; … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Zero Hours seems endless

During a week of frantic creativity at the Arebyte Gallery in Hackney Wick I popped over to the Yard Theatre to see a play which looked intriguing: Beyond Caring. I … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

STAND – an Oxford Playhouse ‘Plays Out’ Production

Chris Goode & Company | West Oxford Community Association, 29th May- 8th June | #STANDOxford Following on from Soapbox City, a 12 hour event that saw May Day revellers take … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · 1 Comment