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

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

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

Staff picks for the Autumn/Winter season

We’re delighted to present a new season of theatre, comedy, dance, family shows and more – welcome to Autumn and Winter at the Old Fire Station! We asked the staff … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tim Key Q & A

In the run up to Tim Key’s return to the OFS  this month, we pry into the world of this radio star, film star and performance poet extraordinaire… Tell us … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Playground: 2nd Anniversary Abstract Feast of Ideas

Last week I attended the 2nd birthday party for Oxford’s Playground, a forum for artists and musicians to develop work and socialise.  As well as party snacks we were presented … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adventures in Lo-Fi: Imagistic Recreations of a Modern Obsession with all things Vintage, Craft, Rustic

“It’s 8:30, according to my (inferior) 90s style digitally-faced Casio watch, and my partner’s (inordinately superior) ‘real’ 70s leather-strapped wrist-piece. We swing by the local artisan bakery, picking up a … Continue reading

May 13, 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

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

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
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