Old Fire Station Blog

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

Christmas Making Space

Despite having only just celebrated Bonfire Night, preparations are well under way here at the Old Fire Station for the installation of our festive Gallery exhibition, Christmas Making Space. Building … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Guess Who’s Back…

After their involvement in our Christmas Shop exhibition, Rycotewood Furniture Centre are back in our Gallery this July, showcasing the best of past and present student’s work. As well as beautiful … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bees, Bikes and Independent Businesses!

Shop at the Old Fire Station is (quite literally) buzzing; spring is on the way and we’re lining the shelves with loads of new stock – including some stunning collobarative work … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Re-Fashioned and Feng Ho: New Exhibitions

Our new Making Space programme is well underway here at the Old Fire Station with two brand new exhibitions now up in our Shop and Gallery. Re-Fashioned brings together four UK … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Exhibition Preview: HUE and Keep Looking

Here at the Old Fire Station we are busy prepping for our new exhibitions in our Shop and Gallery spaces. HUE, an exhibition exploring colour in its various guises will be … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 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

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

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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August 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Shop – Revisited

Here’s a post from Emily Alexander, who’s recently joined the team to manage the development of the Old Fire Station shop concept: Having been tasked with turning the current shell … Continue reading

May 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Shop

Emily Alexander has now joined us in a freelance capacity to develop the shop.  This will sell art and design objects made primarily by local artists and makers. Emily will … Continue reading

May 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

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