Coming up:

The Oxley-Meier Guitar Project

  |  Thursday 13 May

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Lights Up

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  |  Take a look

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Offbeat 2021

  |  Indoors, outdoors and online

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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

Becoming an anti-racist organisation

Since the murder of George Floyd, along with so many others from around the world, we have been reflecting deeply on our failure to be a truly anti-racist organisation despite good intentions. Last summer...

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Hidden Spire: The Drifting

Crisis artist Lucy tells us about the journey so far of the Hidden Spire Creative Collective. A collaborative play/an online world. The last year has seemed straight out of science fiction. Outside, a virus...

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Review: The Picture Of Dorian Gray

Crisis artist Jack reviews The Picture Of Dorian Gray. With opening scenes leaving you in perpetual confusion, it’s hard to grasp what’s to come – leaving the viewer wanting to know more, to have...

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Update: March 2021

Like many others, I’ve been thinking about the past year, the impact it has had on us all and what it means for our future. This long-ish message gives you the headlines about what we’ve been up to, what we’ve...

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