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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: In The Weeds

OFS reviewer and volunteer usher Lucy saw In The Weeds, June 2022. Seen at the Old Fire Station on 8th June 2022, In The Weeds tells the chilling story of a Japanese scientist who...

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Review: Three Acres And A Cow

OFS reviewer and volunteer usher Lucy saw Three Acres And A Cow, May 2022. The 20th of May 2022. A sold out show at the Old Fire Station. 7pm. A couple minutes to spare and...

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Join the Programming Committee!

Arts centre programming is usually done by one or two people. We want to change that! The Old Fire Station is looking for a group of up to 12 people, to meet once a...

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Review: Mrs Delgado

OFS volunteer and reviewer Lucy saw Mrs Delgado in December 2021. Did your GP send you text messages during the lockdowns? I kept getting these patronising ditties in which they informed me that those...

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