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Art is for everyone. Everyone has potential.

An arts centre in the heart of Oxford, showcasing the best of local and international performance and artwork, which takes a risk and entertains.

Working with people facing tough times

The Old Fire Station isn’t just an arts centre. We share our building with the charity Crisis, and together we aim to help end homelessness in Oxford.

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Working with artists

We support early to mid career artists from all disciplines with advice, subsidies, networks and promotion to help them become more successful.

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Latest from our blog

Review: Baggage

OFS reviewer and volunteer usher Lucy saw Baggage, July 2021. Originally scheduled for November 2020, Oxford Theatre Guild’s production of Bev Clark’s play Baggage was well worth the wait. A winter show that excels...

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Staying safe

Welcome back to the Old Fire Station! We’re so happy to have the building up and running again. You can see exhibitions, grab a treat in our cafe, and watch a show. We can’t...

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Review: Blood Oil

OFS reviewer and volunteer usher Lucy saw Blood Oil, by Mandala Theatre. A balmy evening in June; the sky shining blues, pinks and yellows. Shafts of light caress the stone courtyard and the intriguing...

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Review: Tartmaster

OFS reviewer and volunteer usher Lucy saw Tartmaster: The Cabaret Gameshow, from TART Productions. The first live show I’ve seen since covid-19 crashed the community in 2020 and I was totally unprepared. Uninitiated and...

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